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Formalism and the Sources of International Law: A Theory of the Ascertainment of Legal Rules
1. Introduction 2. The concept and the rationale of formalism in international law 3. The emergence of formal law-ascertainment in the theory of the sources of international law 4. The critiques ofExpand
Sharing Responsibility Between Non-State Actors and States in International Law: Introduction
There exists a range of situations where non-state actors and states can possibly share responsibility for their contribution to harmful outcomes, thereby raising a multitude of questions on theExpand
The Complementary Faces of Legitimacy in International Law: The Legitimacy of Origin and the Legitimacy of Exercise
Global governance rests on the exercise of public authority by a myriad of actors. In the international order, the more powers and influence these actors acquire, the more their legitimacy proves toExpand
The international legal scholar in Palestine: hurling stones under the guise of legal forms?
This paper is the written transcript of the author’s exchange of views with Martti Koskenniemi and Mudar Kassis on the occasion of a debate organized by the Institute of Law (IoL) of the UniversityExpand
The Multifaceted Concept of the Autonomy of International Organizations and International Legal Discourse
The idea of the autonomy of international organizations classically reflects the political independence of the organization when it comes to making its own decisions. Autonomy as politicalExpand
Participants in the international legal system: multiple perspectives on non-state actors in international law
Part 1: Regional Perspectives Part 2: Theoretical perspectives Part 3: Institutional Perspectives Part 4: Subject Matter Based-Perspectives
Wording in International Law
Since the demise of philosophical foundationalism and that of the Aristotelian idea of an inner meaning of words, scholarship about international law is no longer perceived as a mining activityExpand
The Public Good of Academic Publishing in International Law
This piece has been written as an editorial of the Leiden Journal of International Law. It seeks to entice (self-) reflection on the public good at the heart of academic publishing. It argues that,Expand
Legitimacy of Governments in the Age of Democracy
The criteria to assess the legitimacy of governments that have been developed by mainstream legal scholarship are overly simplistic and fail to address the situation of illiberal democracies. Indeed,Expand
Oxford Handbook on the Sources of International Law
The question of the sources of international law inevitably raises some well-known scholarly controversies: where do the rules of international law come from? Through which processes are they made?Expand