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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English


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Statementby H. Lauterpacht.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv,469p.
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21129678M

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§ 9 The Denial of the Existence of International Law. § 10 The Denial of the Legal Nature of International Law. § 11 International Law as a necessarily ‘Weak Law’. § 12 The So-called Specific Character of International Law. II International Law as a Law of Co-ordinate Entities § 13 Subordination and ‘Co-ordination’ in Law. With the establishment of the United Nations (UN) in a new reality for the international community came into being that had never existed before. It eradicated colonialism and brought a large number of newly independent States to join the UN as members with the result that the membership of the UN, established in with fifty-one original members, now stands at feature work on The Function of Law in the International Community() one of the earliest and most prominent examples to come to mind. Yet, for all the abundance of these references, it is rare for the ‘international community’ to have been subjected to the conscious endeavours of definition: it is almost as if there exists a subliminal and. This chapter discusses that across the board, international law is an important part of the structure of our international society. It adds that states accept it as such, and their record in observing it bears comparison with the level of law observance in many countries. It stresses that international law is a part of the structure for it is an integral part of it and not an optional extra.

Hersch Lauterpacht’s book, The Function of Law in the International Community, with a new preface by Martti Koskenniemi that situates the work within the German legal tradition. 1. The Function of Law. is a significant work for several reasons and its renewed accessibility therefore very much welcomed. Martti Koskenniemi; The Function of Law in the International Community: 75 Years After, British Yearbook of International Law, Vol Issue 1, 1 January 20 We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. This book addresses fundamental aspects of the concept of public international law in both theory and practice. The argument developed by the author is that, underlying the traditional, horizontal, st. "This paperback edition of The Function of Law in the International Community features revisions and updates made by Sir Hersch Lauterpacht after the book first published in , which have never before been implemented in the text.