The Sources of International Law: Treaties, Custom, Principles | Samuel Moyn | June 28, 2016


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The Sources of International Law: Treaties, Custom, Principles

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  1. 2 Show/Hide More Permanent Court of International Justice, S.S. Lotus (France v. Turkey), 1927 PCIJ (Ser. A) No. 10 (1927), excerpt
    [The Lotus, a French ship, hit the Boz-Kourt, a Turkish ship, which sank, causing the death of eight Turkish nationals. After arrival at Istanbul, the Turkish government charged the Lieutenant Demons, the French officer on watch when the collision occurred, with crimes.]
  2. 3 Show/Hide More ICJ, Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons (1996), excerpt
    [The United Nations General Assembly asked the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on whether the threat or use of nuclear weapons is in any circumstance permitted under international law.]

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