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Contemporary slavery and its definition in law (2017)
Book Chapter
Allain, J. (2017). Contemporary slavery and its definition in law. In A. Bunting, & J. Quirk (Eds.), Contemporary slavery: Popular rhetoric and political practice, 36-66. UBC Press

Decolonisation as the source of the concepts of Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes (2017)
Book Chapter
Allain, J. (2017). Decolonisation as the source of the concepts of Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes. In Z. Yihdego, M. Geboye Desta, & F. Merso (Eds.), Ethiopian Yearbook of International Law 2016, 35-59. Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55898-1_3

The scholarly consensus is that jus cogens emerged from the work of the UN International Law Commission on invalidation of treaties, and the International Court of Justice developed the concept of obligations erga omnes in its wake. This study cha... Read More