Law and conflicts over water in the Krishna River Basin
relied heavily on the decisions of US courts where the social and
historical contexts of the dispute were very different. The Tribunal
also relied on the principles settled by the
International Law Association, the InternationalLawCommission and
other UN bodies in river-water disputes that had divorced the rules
from historical and political contexts in order to find
Convention on Human Rights.
46 See General Assembly Resolution 95(I) (1946) and the InternationalLawCommission’s formulation of the Nuremberg Principles (1950).
47 See G. Robertson, Crimes Against Humanity (London: Penguin, 2000).
48 See D. Turns and C. Byron, ‘The preparatory commission for the international
criminal court’, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 50 (2001), 420–34.
49 H. Kelsen, ‘Will the judgment at Nuremberg constitute a precedent?’, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 1 (1947), 153–71; G. Lawrence (President
of the IMT), ‘The Nuremberg