Non liquet


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NON LIQUET. It is not clear.

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Em outras palavras, o juiz nao pode eximir-se de sentenciar, alegando que nao foi possivel formar a sua conviccao a respeito dos fatos que fundamentam o pedido e a defesa, de maneira tal que nao pode proferir o non liquet.
(76 ) Daniel Bodansky, 'Non Liquet and the Incompleteness of International Law' in Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Philippe Sands (eds), International Law, the International Court of Justice and Nuclear Weapons (Gambridge University Press, 1999) 153.
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., 1999).
(21.) See Daniel Bodansky, Non Liquet and the Incompleteness of International Law, in INTERNATIONAL LAW, THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS 153, 166 (Laurence Boisson de Chazournes & Philippe Sands eds., 1999).
Hersch Lauterpacht, "Some Observations on the Prohibition of Non Liquet and the Completeness of the Legal Order," in Symbolae Verzijl: Presentees au professeur J.H.W.
(103.) Prosper Weil, "The Court Cannot Conclude Definitively ...": Non liquet Revisited, 36 COLUM.
Non liquet means "it is not clear"; the doctrine of non liquet refers to an insufficiency in the law, to the conclusion that the law does not permit deciding a case one way or the other.
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.
Essa restricao nao se baseia no simples fato de as partes apresentarem, de antemao, os pedidos, mas principalmente na proibicao do non liquet e na impossibilidade de decidir diferente do que foi solicitado.