Non liquet


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NON LIQUET. It is not clear.

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feasibility of) the prohibition of non liquet (14) : "'the
192) DANIEL Bodansky, Non Liquet and the Incompleteness of International Law, in INTERNATIONAL LAW, THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS 153, 159 (Laurence Boisson de Chazoumes & Philippe Sands eds.
1966); Julius Stone, Non Liquet and the Function of Law in the International Community, 35 BRIT.
Hersch Lauterpacht, "Some Observations on the Prohibition of Non Liquet and the Completeness of the Legal Order," in Symbolae Verzijl: Presentees au professeur J.
On the book's larger claim for a "constructive postmodernism" adumbrated or anticipated in 19th-century America, however, the verdict would seem to be: Non liquet.
Add to this the frequent obscurity of Rigvedic semantics, and one arrives all too often at a non liquet in attempting to assess the relationships studied here.