International Law - Supranational Law

Supranational Law

The Term "International Law" refers to treaty law made in and between sovereign states. "Law" is defined as "a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority," whereas "Sovereign" is defined as "supreme power or authority." Given this contradiction, nations have at times abrogated "International Laws" when they considered doing so in their national interest. The term "World Law" is the evolution of a system of law at the global level representing the sovereignty of the whole. Initial steps have been taken to evolve a system of supra-national laws, but true "World Law" may await the evolution of a legislative body of, by and for the people of the planet.

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Law In Europe - Supranational Law
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