The principles which form the norms of international law that cannot be set aside.
- ‘In particular, questions relating to the ‘why’ of jus cogens are tricky to answer.’
- ‘Jus cogens may, therefore, operate to invalidate a treaty or agreement between states to the extent of the inconsistency with any such principles or norms.’
Latin, literally ‘compelling law’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.