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International Law

International Law (1st edn)

Vaughan Lowe
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2. How International Law is Madelocked

2. How International Law is Madelocked

  • Vaughan LoweVaughan LoweQC Chichele Professor of Public International Law, and a Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford

Abstract

Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter explains how international law is made through the formation of customary international law and the making of treaties, and how tribunals apply other sources of law such as ‘general principles’ of law and ‘soft law’ principles derived from resolutions of international organizations.

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