absence of inherent hierarchies among sources of international law
H VAN HOOF, RETHINKING THE SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
131-5l (1983); Hermann Mosler, General Principles of Law, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW 89, 90-92 (7th ed.
Such a broad power, according to this prevailing opinion, would inject subjectivity into the sources of international law
and would be mistrusted by governments.
secondary sources of international law
, to which we now turn.
The court started its analysis with the examination of various sources of international law
Australia) has undertaken preparation of a solidly organized, clearly developed presentation of the history, theory, purpose, and sources of international law
, and how it functions.
court surveyed various sources of international law
to determine whether the plaintiffs' ATS claims alleged violations of customary norms.
The sources of international law
recognized in Article 38 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice (ICJ Statute) do not reveal a rule that corporations are liable for violations of the law of nations.
Indeed, CIL's ostensible efficiency appears to have been a primary motivation for its incorporation into the ICJ's Statute Article 38's formulation of the sources of international law
The politics underlying the different approaches to the sources of international law
have also been well explained by Koskenniemi (11).
These sources of international law
-- the General Assembly resolution condemning the crime of genocide, examples of national legislation criminalizing genocide, and the sentiments of the public conscience -- reflect an understanding that no legally justifiable principle exists to distinguish political groups from the other groups in the Genocide Convention.
In discussing the sources of international law
, Professor Higgins seems to have changed her evaluation of the role of resolutions enacted by international organizations in crystallizing international norms.