Taking International Law Seriously. On the German Approach to International Law
Title: Taking International Law Seriously. On the German Approach to International Law
Publisher: European University Institute
Series/Number: EUI LAW; 2007/34
The short article outlines the systemic characteristics of what is identified here as the German approach to international law. Starting from the post-WW II situation of German legal scholarship, the paper describes a holistic approach to international law as a unified legal system which is characterized by both a true commitment to the rule of law and a constructive vision of the International Community based on constitutional form.
Subject: International law; Germany; doctrine; International Community; constitution; constitutionalization
Type of Access: openAccess