International Law in the Modern World Persuasive Essay by cee-cee

The paper examines the role of international law in the modern world.
# 110571 | 1,214 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 26, 2008 in Law (International) , Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Hot Topics (Iraq Wars)

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The writer of this paper contends that the modern world is characterized by greater contact and interaction between nations. With this in mind, the author examines the role of international law in the modern world. He continues and contends that at the same time the contemporary world is also a place of greater complexity and competition for scarce resources, as well as increasing conflict. The writer contends that international law must face extremely difficult and complex situations in maintaining the ideals of peace and order and that there are areas where international law is virtually powerless whilst there are others where the role of international law has been very effective. The paper concludes that, as the world grows more complex and as the danger to peace and human equality intensifies, the need for a strong and well-supported system of international law increases as well.

Sample of Sources Used:

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