chapter  15
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Conclusion

The Security Council as global legislator
WithTrudy Fraser

This conclusion presents some closing thoughts on key concepts discussed in the preceding chapters of this book. The book addresses the theoretical issues pertaining to the Security Council as global legislator. It discusses the Security Council, Lang refers to the UN Charter as a constitutional text and cites Bardo Fassbender's work that posits a global constitutional order being found in the UN Charter. The book explores the Charles Sampford for a coming 'Coke moment' for the Security Council. The 'Coke moment' refers to the circumstances of Sir Edward Coke, a sixteenth-century English barrister. The focuses empirical study of the impact and viability of the Security Council to mount effective legislative responses to contemporary international peace and security. The book examines the synergies and tensions that exist between the Security Council and other judicial processes, specifically the establishment of ad hoc criminal tribunals and international criminal justice, and the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC).