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International & Foreign Law


Black's Law Dictionary (11th ed. 2019),
international law (1786) The legal system governing the relationships between countries; more modernly, the law of international relations, embracing not only countries but also such participants as international organizations and individuals (such as those who invoke their human rights or commit war crimes). — Also termed public international law; law of nations; law of nature and nations; jus gentium; jus gentium publicum; jus inter gentes; foreign-relations law; interstate law; law between states (the word state, in the latter two phrases, being equivalent to nation or country). Cf. transnational law.   The complete definition is available in Black's Law Dictionary.


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