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The function of Opinio Juris in customary international law

Dahlman, Christian LU (2012) In Nordic Journal of International Law 81. p.327-339
Abstract
Th is article claims that the requirement of opinio juris in the formation of customary international law means that a general practice must be generally accepted among states to become customary law. Th e article argues that opinio juris serves an important function. It prevents generally unwanted general practice from becoming customary law.
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source of law, customary international law, general practice of states, opinion juris, sui generis, allmän rättslära, jurisprudence
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Nordic Journal of International Law
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81
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327 - 339
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Brill Academic Publishers
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0902-7351
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English
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  title        = {The function of Opinio Juris in customary international law},
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