The formation of customary international law (Volume 272)
(502 words)

Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law

Volume: 272

Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden | Boston, 1998

Abstract

Maurice Mendelson, professor at University College, London, insists in his course on the formation of customary international law on the fact that when we think of customary law-making in the international community, we should be thinking less of the modern legal process than of the customary domestic societies which existed everywhere in the past, but survive today for the most part only through the tolerance of the State.

Professor Mendelson starts his course …

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Mendelson, Maurice H., “The formation of customary international law (Volume 272)”, in: Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law. Consulted online on 13 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-8096_pplrdc_ej.9789041112378.155_410>
First published online: 1998



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