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Using International Law in Canadian Courts, 2/e$70.00 – $112.00
Refers to a variety of international and diplomatic transactions of a non-legal nature. While not lex lata (the law as it exists), it may be looked to as lex ferenda (the developing or desirable law).
Public International Law, 2/e$60.00 – $96.00
Non-binding or emerging norms which may or may not eventually harden into binding law; rules not yet grounded in a recognized, formal source of law.