H.L.A. Hart on International Law

Lesser, Anthony H.
April 2014
Kritikos;Apr-Sep2014, Vol. 11, p1
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism of the book "The Concept of Law" by H. L. A. Hart is presented. It shows the notion of Hart on international law. Hart contends that international law is a law although it differs from municipal law in some significant respects. It differentiates international law and municipal law and their underlying rules.


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