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The Oxford Handbook of the Sources of International Law is the very first comprehensive work of its kind devoted to the question of the sources of international law. • Article 38(1) of the statute of the International Court of Justice is widely recognized as the most authoritative statement as to the sources of International law. The main sources of international law are treaty law, international customary law and general principles of law recognised by civilised nations.
7. international law but they are not themselves creative of law and there is a danger in taking an isolated passage from a book or article and assuming without more that it accurately reflects the content of international law. 4.