Document Type

Article

Repository Date

2010

Keywords

Norms in international law, Intervention in international law, Jus cogens, Domestic jurisdiction, Nicaragua Case, Jianming Shen

Subject Categories

Conflict of Laws | International Law | Jurisdiction | Law | Legal History | Legal Theory | Public Law and Legal Theory

Abstract

Comments on Prof. Jianming Shen's position that humanitarian intervention is unlawful under international law and that there is a principle of non-intervention in international law that is so powerful that it amounts to a jus cogens prohibition.