1. Definition and Functions of Jus Cogens 2. Negationism: The Adversaries of Jus Cogens 3. Theories of Jus Cogens 4. Legal Construction of International Jus Cogens 5. Sources of Jus Cogens 6. Effects of Jus Cogens 7. A Blind Spot: Conflicts Between Jus Cogens Norms 8. Conclusion
Robert Kolb is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Geneva. He is also Counsel for Lalive Attorneys-at-Law, Geneva.