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Toward an International Rule of Law: Distinguishing International Law-Breakers from would-be Law-Makers

Goodin, Robert

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An interesting fact about customary international law is that the only way you can propose an amendment to it is by breaking it. How can that be differentiated from plain law-breaking? What moral standards might apply to that sort of international conduct? I propose we use ones analogous to the ordinary standards for distinguishing civil disobedients from ordinary law-breakers: would-be law-makers, like civil disobedients, must break the law openly; they must accept the legal consequences of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80058
Source: Journal of Ethics, The

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