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The international system of law
A. is a recent phenomenon
B. continues to exist only in theory
C. continues to evolve over time
D. is primarily based on communitarian values
C. continues to evolve over time
Who is often regarded as the father of international law?
A. Saint Augustine
B. John Locke
C. Saint Thomas Aquinas
D. Hugo Grotius
D. Hugo Grotius
Concern with international law has grown rapidly due to all of the following factors except
A. globalization
B. increasing awareness of environmental degradation
C. growing awareness of human rights issues
D. the end of the cold war
D. the end of the cold war
Low politics includes all of the following except
A. trade
B. diplomatic rules
C. communications
D. national security
B. diplomatic rules
Justice as a global force has been changing. Its progress can be described as
A. inconsistent and slow
B. consistent and slow
C. inconsistent and fast
D. consistent and fast
A. inconsistent and slow
What is the main critique of the natural law tradition?
A. It places too much emphasis on community
B. It elevates individual rights over all other concerns
C. it is overly concerned with the rights of nature
D. It cannot be applied to international setting
B. It elevates individual rights over all other concerns
A primary advantage of international treaties is
A. they are recognized by everyone
B. all countries are a party to same treaties
C. they are easily agreed upon
D. they are written down
D. they are written down
The Roman concept of just gentium means
A. just conduct of war
B. just cause of war
C. the law of the peoples
D. the law of war
C. the law of the peoples
All of the following are examples of compliance with international law by coercion except
A. threats of violence
B. sanctions
C. impeachment
D. imprisonment
C. impeachment
The forerunner to the ICJ, the Permanent Court of International Justice, was created as part of the
A. Geneva Convention
B. United States
C. League of Nations
D. United Nations
C. League of Nations