The relationship between public and private international law is a topic which has long been debated, and which remains highly controversial. Despite an increasing range of scholarship looking at connections between the two fields, some modern public and private international lawyers would doubt that any deep relationship exists between the two subjects. This Chapter addresses these doubts by examining a link between public and private international law which arises in the context of sources, and exploring six connections between public and private international law – connections of (1) principle, (2) history, (3) functional commonality, (4) policy incorporation, (5) shared objectives, and (6) methodology.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Mills: Connecting Public and Private International Law
Alex Mills (Univ. College London - Law) has posted Connecting Public and Private International Law (in Linkages and Boundaries in Private and Public International Law, V. Ruiz Abou-Nigm, K. McCall-Smith & D. French, forthcoming). Here's the abstract: