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Is International Law Effective Part 3: Obligations on states for Breaching International Law

By Aoibhín Spriggs - Law Student @ St Catharine’s College, Cambridge


In the previous article in this series, we discussed the general rule that states cannot use force. If they do so without justification, they have breached international law. This is just one of the many ways a state may breach international law, and in this article, we explore some of the obligations of states when they do breach international law.