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Derogation and the scope of the jus cogens norm in the jus ad bellum

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It is widely accepted that there is a jus cogens norm in the jus ad bellum. Yet uncertainty exists as to its scope, due to the existence of two exceptions to the prohibition on the use of force: self-defence and force authorised under the UN Charter. This dissertation aims to identify the jus cogens norm in the jus ad bellum by clarifying the meaning of ‘derogation’ in the context of jus cogens norms. In doing so, this dissertation addresses thr...

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SSD
Department:
Law
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Author
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2019-11-25

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