Applying the extra-legal measures model to humanitarian interventions: A reply to Devon Whittle

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Abstract

In 'The Limits of Legality and the United Nations Security Council: Applying the Extra-Legal Measures Model to Chapter VII Action', Devon Whittle analogizes the United Nations Security Council's Chapter VII powers to domestic emergency powers. He then seeks to apply the extra-legal measures (ELM) model of emergency powers, which I developed some 20 years ago, to exercise by the Council of its Chapter VII powers. This brief comment seeks to expand the discussion of ELM in international affairs beyond the collective security system by exploring the application of ELM in the setting of unilateral humanitarian intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)699-708
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of International Law
Volume26
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015

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