Contemporary Jurisprudence and International Law, 61 Yale Law Journal 623 (1952)
WORLD survival and progress in an atomic epoch depends on an effective
international law. Yet several recent students of the subject conclude that any
further attempt to improve international relations by legal means is not merely
unrealistic and impractical, but also likely to result in more harm than good.
Is this to be the final verdict? The purpose of this inquiry is to answer this
question by analyzing the major contemporary theories of jurisprudence and
their bearing on international law.
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jurisprudence, international law
Northrop, F. S. C., "Contemporary Jurisprudence and International Law" (1952). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 4374.