ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

woensdag 18 december 2019

BOOK: Marija DORDESKA, General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations (1922-2018): The Evolution of the Third Source of International Law Through the Jurisprudence of the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice [Queen Mary Studies in International Law, Volume: 39] (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill, 2020), ISBN 978-90-04-40018-4, € 299

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Book abstract:
In General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations (1922-2018) Marija Đorđeska offers an account of the origins, theory and practical application of the general principles in the jurisprudence of the Permanent Court of International Justice and International Court of Justice between 1922 and 2018. Are general principles rules of international law? What is their relationship to custom and treaties? What are the types of general principles and where do international courts find them? This monograph answers these and other questions and offers a detailed overview of over 150 general principles identified in the jurisprudence of the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice.
On the author:
Marija ĐorđeskaMarija Đorđeska, S.J.D. (2016), the George Washington University is an Associate at Lindeborg Counsellors at Law (UK), admitted to the New York State Bar