Reinforcing territorial regimes: uti possidetis and the right to self-determination in modern international law

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Castellino, Joshua ; Allen, Steve (2003)
  • Publisher: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  • Subject: LAW | HRDS

The authors consider the doctrine transposed from Roman law to modern international law which provides that new States will come to independence with the same boundaries they had when they were administrative units within the territory of a colonial power. Article published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
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