By Michael P. Scharf

this can be the 1st ebook to discover the idea that of 'Grotian Moments'. Named for Hugo Grotius, whose masterpiece De jure belli ac pacis helped marshal within the glossy process of overseas legislations, Grotian Moments are transformative advancements that generate the original stipulations for speeded up formation of common overseas legislation. during periods of primary switch, no matter if via technological advances, the fee of latest different types of crimes opposed to humanity, or the improvement of recent technique of war or terrorism, commonly used foreign legislations may perhaps shape even more speedily and with much less kingdom perform than is in general the case to maintain with the velocity of advancements. The publication examines the ancient underpinnings of the Grotian second idea, offers a theoretical framework for checking out its lifestyles and alertness, and analyzes six case stories of power Grotian Moments: Nuremberg, the continental shelf, area legislation, the Yugoslavia Tribunal's Tadic selection, the 1999 NATO intervention in Serbia and the 11th of September terrorist attacks.

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