Correlation between Legitimacy and Legality – Selected Problems

Anna Kociołek-Pęksa, Jerzy Menkes

Abstract


The presented study is multi-disciplinary in nature. It combines elements of legal analysis, political science, as well as elements of the science of safety. This multi-faceted study has allowed us to not only to cover a wide field of research but also to make thorough descriptions and explanations provided sense largissimo. The text concerns the multi-faceted relationship between legality and the legitimacy of law in the perspective of international and national dimensions. The authors concluded that “justice” (as a rule and also a value) is a (different) Grundnorm in international law. The authors discuss the role of the international community, the principle of sovereignty and the essence of nomocracy, in shaping and changing the scope of the legitimacy of law.

Keywords


legitimacy; legality; sovereignty, nomocracy

References


Anzilotti D., Cours de droit international, 1929, vol. 1.

Bierzanek R., Symonides J. Prawo międzynarodowe publiczne, LexisNexis, Warszawa 2005.

Brownlie J., Principles of Public International Law, Oxford 1973.

Bull H., Watson A., The Expansion of International Society, Oxford 1984.

Deutsch K., et al., Political Community and the North Atlantic Area; international organization in the light of historical experience, Princeton 1957.

Dvorkin R., Hard Cases, ‘Harvard Law Review’ 1975, vol. 88, no 6.

Góralczyk W., Sawicki S. Prawo międzynarodowe publiczne w zarysie, LexisNexis, Warszawa 2009.

Henkin L., How Nations Behave: Law and Foreign Policy, Praeger, New York 1968.

Higgins R., Human Rights: Some Questions of Integrity, ‘Modern Law Review’ 1989, vol. 1, no 52.

Higgins R., Derogation under Human Rights Treaties, ‘British Yearbook of International Law’ 1976-77, vol. 48.

Holmes O. W., Codes, and the Arrangement of the Law [in:] Novick S. M., ‘The Collected Works of Justice Holmes’, Chicago 1995.

Hurd I., Legitimacy and Authority in International Politics, ‘International Organizations’ 1999, vol. 53, no 2.

Johnson P. A, Historia Żydów, Kraków 2000.

Kelsen H. , Pure Theory of Law, The Lawbook Exchange, Union, New Jersey 2002.

Kelsen H., Vom Wesen und Wert der Demokratie. Abhandlungen zur Demokratietheorie, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2006.

Koh H. H., Why Do Nations Obey International Law? ‘Faculty Scholarschip Series Paper’ 1997, no 2101.

Koskenniemi M., Lauterpacht: The Victorian Tradition in International Law, ‘European Journal of International Law’ 1997, vol. 8, no 2.

Lauterpacht H., The Grotian Tradition In International Law, ‘The British Yearbook of International Law’ 1946, vol. 23.

Menkes J., Article 53 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties – Codification or Development? ‘Polish Review of International and European Law’ 2013, vol. 2, no 2.

Menkes J., Ex iniuria(?) ius non oritur(?) Ex factis ius oritur. [in:] Karski K. (ed.), ‘Kierunki rozwoju współczesnego prawa międzynarodowego’, Bellona, Warszawa 2015.

Menkes J., Menkes M., Legitymizm versus efektywność. Nomokracja lub kritokracja, lub kritarchia – metody realizacji wartości, [in:] ‘Aksjologia współczesnego prawa międzynarodowego’, Wrocław 2011.

Milman H. H., The history of the Jews: from the earliest period to the present time, New York 1837, vol. I.

Murphy C., Lon Fuller and the Moral Value of the Rule of Law, ‘Law and Philosophy’ 2005, vol. 24.

Paine T., Common Sense, 1776: http://www.calhum.org/files/uploads/program_related/TD-Thomas-Paine-Common-Sense.pdf

Pharand D., Perspectives on Sovereignty in the Current Context: A Canadian Viewpoint, ‘Canada-United States Law Journal’ 1994, vol. 20.

Roberts A., Legality vs Legitimacy: Can Uses of Force be Illegal but Justified? [in:] Alston P., Mcdonald E., ‘Human Rights, Intervention, and the Use of Force’, Oxford 2008.

Rotfeld A. D., Bezpieczeństwo międzynarodowe czasu przemian, Belvedere lecture of the Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Warszawa 20.1.2004.

Schmitt C., Legality and Legitimacy, translated and edited Jeffrey Seitzer, Duke University Press, Durham&London 2004.

Scowcroft B., The Dispensable Nation?, ‘The National Interest’ July-Aug 2007.

Sicker M., The political culture of Judaism, Praeger Publishers 2001.

Simma B., Self-contained regimes. ‘Netherlands Yearbook of International Law’ 1985, vol. 16.

Ticehourst R., The Martens Clause and the Laws of Armed Conflict, ‘International Review of the Red Cross’, 30.4.1997, no 317.

Tönnies F., Community and Society (Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft), New Brunswick and London 2004.

Zajadło J., Legalność i legitymizacja humanitarnej interwencji, ‘Państwo i Prawo’ 2004, no 1.

Zajadło J., Społeczność międzynarodowa czy wspólnota międzynarodowa, ‘Państwo i Prawo’ 2005, no 9.

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.