This contribution seeks to explain why territorial entities formed in violation of fundamental norms of international law are not completely ignored by this legal system. The reason for this is not only to be found in functionalism or in the structural characteristics of the order itself. The quest for justice also plays an important role, and effectiveness is needed to promote criteria of legality, protect human rights, and defend the most vulnerable.
|Title of host publication||Global Justice, Human Rights and the Modernization of International Law|
|Number of pages||22|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|