Category Archives: International Law

International Law is composed of the laws, rules, and principles of general application that deal with the conduct of nation states and international organizations among themselves as well as the relationships between nation states and international organizations with persons, whether natural or juridical.

Principle of Jus Cogens under International Law

Principle of Jus cogens is the peremptory norm or a rule that cannot be deviated while framing any international law or agreement. It is vital to understand the concept of Jus cogens to delineate any aspect of international law. This article shall endeavour to explain the meaning and evolution of the principle of jus cogens, and its applicability… Read More »

Case Study: Asylum Case (Colombia v. Peru), [1950] ICJ 6

The case of Colombia v. Peru or commonly known as the Asylum case is a landmark in Public International law for several reasons, inter alia, its expansion of laws on extradition and political asylum, development of customary international law and concept of sovereignty in International law. The case, having been decided as early as the 1950s, [Judgment on… Read More »

Jus in Bello Jus ad Bellum

Jus ad Bellum a legal maxim is defined as the reasons cited by countries which make the restoration to war an absolute necessity. Jus in Bello, on the other hand, is the maxim used for the acts which are legal during the time of war. Introduction and Meaning Since ancient times the rulers have resorted to war for… Read More »

Extradition and Asylum

Introduction It is quite possible for a person to escape to another State after committing a crime in his own State. Such cases have started occurring more frequently with the result of the development of air traffic. A question arises as to whether fugitive shall be tried in the country where he has fled away or in the… Read More »

6 Common Types Of Construction Injuries All Workers Must Know

Construction work is a dangerous occupation involving great risk of injuries. The authorities, especially the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has enforced strict guidelines to minimize all types of construction injuries. However, accidents do happen at building sites forcing workers to engage construction litigation lawyers for claiming compensation. Prevention is always better than cure and it will… Read More »