General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations (1922-2018) Marija Đorđeska offers an account of the origins, theory and the practical application of the general principles in the jurisprudence of the Permanent Court of International Justice and International Court of Justice between 1922 and 2018. Are general principles rules of international law? What is their relationship to custom and treaties? What are the types of general principles and where do international courts find them? This monograph answers these and other questions concerning the general principles codified in Article 38(1)(c) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice, and offers a detailed overview of over 150 general principles ascertained in the international jurisprudence.
Marija Đorđeska, S.J.D. (2016), The George Washington University, is a public international lawyer admitted to the New York State Bar.
All interested in international law, from seasoned academics and practitioners, to government officials and even students; anyone interested in the building blocks of international law, the theory of sources of international law and the historical and current use of general principles by the Permanent Court of International Justice and the International Court of Justice.