Ethics and Authority in International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

  • Publish Date: 2007-11-19
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Alfred P. Rubin
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The distinguished international lawyer Alfred Rubin argues powerfully that disagreements that have existed for thousands of years among lawyers, ethicists, and political scientists are unlikely to be resolved soon. Current attempts to make war crimes or terrorism criminal under international law seem doomed to fail for the same reasons that attempts failed in the early nineteenth century to make piracy, war crimes, and the international traffic in slaves criminal under the law of nations.



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