jus cogens, norms in international law
Conflict of Laws | Courts | International Law | Law | Organizations Law
What we require—like the third bowl of soup in the story of the three bears—is a theory of jus cogens that is Just Right. I do not know if such a theory is possible. I don't even know if one is conceivable. But if someone conceives it, that person deserves the very next International Oscar. To qualify for the award, the theory must answer the following questions:
D'Amato, Anthony, "IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A PLANE, IT'S JUS COGENS!" (2010). Faculty Working Papers. 61.