Jochen von Bernstorff

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Jochen von Bernstorff is Professor for Constitutional Law, Public International Law and Human Rights in Tübingen, Germany.

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German International Law Scholarship and the Postcolonial Turn

International law scholarship from the German-speaking world has an impressive and much-invoked theoretical tradition. Nineteenth century German positivism centring on the will of the state as the formal basis of law (Jellinek and Triepel) made a lasting impression on modern Western international law scholarship and also induced two highly influential in depth critiques of Staatswillenspositivismus just after the…

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