International Court of Justice

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Overview

Customary international law is one component of international law. Customary international law refers to international obligations arising from established international practices, as opposed to obligations arising from formal written...

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Definition

Jus cogens (from Latin: compelling law; from English: peremptory norm) refers to certain fundamental, overriding principles of international law.

Overview

There is near-universal agreement for the existence of the category of jus cogens...

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Oral argument: Oct. 10, 2007

Appealed from: Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Nov. 15, 2006)

SEPARATION OF POWERS, INTERNATIONAL LAW, FEDERALISM, VIENNA CONVENTION ON CONSULAR RELATIONS, INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE, AVENA

José Ernesto...