International Law as a Weak Law

  • Adarsh Patel and Aditi parakh
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  • Adarsh Patel

    Student at Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India

  • Aditi parakh

    Student at Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India

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The following article is about international law and why it is called a weak law. In this article, the thoughts of various jurists such as Thomas Hobbes, John Austin, Thomas Holland, Bentham, Pollock, Lawrence, and Hall about the International laws are mentioned. It also elaborates United Nations Charter 1945 and its essential articles such as Articles 41, 42, 43, 51, articles 2(3), etc. Also, it elaborates on its organs, such as the General Assembly, Security Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice, and United Nations Secretariat. This article is majorly concerned with the State Jurisdiction dispute between the nation. It explains the State Jurisdiction in detail with important case law such as S.S. Lotus case 1927, Fisheries Jurisdiction case of 1973, etc. The following article also elaborates on the current Ukraine Russia is a dispute and the role of the International Court of Justice and the United Nations Charter in short part of International laws in that dispute. At last, the author also mentions the steps that could be taken to better the International laws as a conclusion of this article.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 196 - 205


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