pt.1. Custom and morality: natural law, customary law and ius gentium Pitfalls in the interpretation of customary law / Frederick Schauer The moral role of conventions / Ross Harrison Habit and convention at the foundation of custom / James Bernard Murphy Custom, ordinance and natural right in Gratian's Decretum / Jean Porter Vitoria and Suarez on ius gentium, natural law, and custom / Brian Tierney Custom and positivity: an examination of the philosophic ground of the Hegel-Savigny controversy / Christoph Kletzer.
pt.2. Custom and the law: custom, common law and customary international law Custom in medieval law / David Ibbetson Siege warfare in the early modern age: a study on the customary laws of war / Randall Lesaffer The idea of common law as custom / Alan Cromartie Three ways of writing a treatise on public international law: textbooks and the nature of customary international law / Amanda Perrau-Saussine Custom, common law reasoning and the law of nations in the nineteenth century / Michael Lobban Custom in international law: a normative practice account / Gerald J. Postema Customary international law and the quest for global justice / John Tasioulas.
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