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Bruno Simma, The Positivist?

Eric Stein

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199588817
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725272 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0004
Bruno Simma, The Positivist?

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From the treasure trove of Simma writings, this chapter presents a few randomly selected examples which illustrate Simma's positivism well as his views on some crucial international law issues of the day. These examples include his views on the sources of international law, the international community interest, human rights and investment treaties, and enforcement of international law.

Keywords: Bruno Simma; judges; International Court of Justice; positivism; international law; human rights

Chapter.  5955 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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