The authors endeavour to emphasis the paramount role of systemic interpretation, provided for and codified in Article 31 (3) c) of the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, in the light of both general international and WTO Law. This short essay ultimately leads to the confirmation that this hermeneutics method accrues by all means to the cementation of the international legal order. Note: Downloadable document is in French.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Distefano & Mavroidis: Systemic Interpretation in International and WTO Law: The Glue of the International Legal Order
Giovanni Distefano (Univ. of Neuchatel - Law) & Petros C. Mavroidis (Columbia Univ. - Law) have posted Systemic Interpretation in International and WTO Law: The Glue of the International Legal Order (in Pour un Droit Equitable, Engage et Chalereux, Melanges en L'Honneur de Pierre Wessner, O. Guillod & Ch. Müller eds., 2011). Here's the abstract: