PSCI3810.02JUL2007.Notes

PSCI3810.02JUL2007.Notes - 02JUL2007 International Law and...

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02JUL2007 International Law and Human Rights International Law -No system of law begins full blown -Primitive vs. modern --Formal law-making --Authoritative enforcement -World politics operates neither in a legal vacuum nor in a moral void Law at the International level -Private international law --Regulation of commerce, communication, travel --Functional relations -Public International Law --Relations between governments, IGOs, NGOs, and MNCs Philosophical Roots of Law -External Sources --ideological/theological schools --Naturalist school of law ---Law of nature that teaches all mankind -Internal sources --Customs --Positivist School Sources of International Law -treaties/conventions --Pacta sunt servanda -General Principles of Law --Most civilized nations agree --Freedom of religion -Custom --Territorial waters extend thee miles -International legal writings and judicial decisions --stare decisis -International Representative Assemblies --UN members bound by treaty to follow General Assembly, which makes it quasi- legislative
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Adherence to Law -Compliance --Voluntary --Coercive -Enforcement
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSCI 3810 taught by Professor Erumsheikh during the Summer '08 term at North Texas.

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