Meaning Jus Cogens
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Jus Cogens


(jes-kohjens) Latin for "cogent law." A principle or norm of international law that is based on values taken to be fundamental to the international community that cannot be disregarded.
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Jus Cogens


[New Latin, literally, constraining law] : a principle of international law that is based on values taken to be fundamental to the international community and that cannot be set aside (as by treaty) . [..]
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Jus Cogens


Latin meaning "compelling law." This "higher law" must be followed by all countries. For example, genocide or slave trade may be considered to go against jus cogens, due to perempt [..]
Source: definitions.uslegal.com


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