jus cogens

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iūs (law) + cogēns, from cōgō (compel).

Noun[edit]

jus cogens

  1. (law) A constraining law or peremptory norm; a fundamental principle of international law considered to be accepted by all states.

Translations[edit]