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The Dispute Settlement Mechanism At The WTO: The Appellate Body—Assessment And Problems  

Mitsuo Matsushita

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May 2012
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Nov 2012
The World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement mechanism has taken great strides towards establishing the rule of law in international trade, that is, a rule-oriented international ... More

The Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Ensuring Compliance?  

Alan O'Neil Sykes

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May 2012
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Nov 2012
What is the purpose of the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement mechanism (DSM)? This seemingly simple question has become a source of considerable academic debate. All ... More

The Global Politics of Healthcare Reform  

Solomon Benatar, David Sanders, and Stephen Gill

This chapter analyses the political influences that shaped reform of healthcare service provision and financing during four decades of neoliberal capitalist dominance, with its emphasis on ... More

The Global Spread of Constitutional Review  

Tom Ginsburg

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
Constitutional review, the power of courts to strike down incompatible legislation and administrative action, is an innovation of the American constitutional order that has become a norm ... More

The Globalization of the Law  

Bryant G. Garth

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
The “globalization of the law” became a central topic in legal and social science scholarship in the 1980s. The topic refers to “legalization” diffused into two related kinds of domains. ... More

International Law and International Relations  

Beth Simmons

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
International law is a set of rules intended to bind states in their relationships with each other. It is largely designed to apply to states, both to constrain (the laws of war) and to ... More

Legal Perspectives  

José E. Alvarez

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Jun 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter surveys how international legal scholars have catalogued and sought to explain the legal impact of the UN even though its political and judicial organs have not been delegated ... More

The Role of International Law in Global Governance  

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
International law is a collection of agreements that represent the will and consent of nation-states with respect to the rules that govern their relationships. Treaties are the ... More

UN Security Council Resolution 1325: A Feminist Transformative Agenda?  

Jennifer F. Klot

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Mar 2015
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Jul 2014
This chapter offers an alternative analysis of the political opportunity structures that were most significant in bringing about the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (SCR 1325) on ... More

War Crimes Tribunals  

Gary J. Bass

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
This article reviews the state of the field in three crucial issues about war crimes tribunals: victors' justice, outlawing war, and the trade-off between peace and justice. In all three, ... More

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