Sunday, March 6, 2016

Symposium: The Variable Authority of International Courts

The latest issue of Law and Contemporary Problems (Vol. 79, no. 1, 2016) focuses on "The Variable Authority of International Courts." Contents include:
  • Karen J. Alter, Laurence R. Helfer & Mikael Rask Madsen, How Context Shapes the Authority of International Courts
  • James Thuo Gathii, Variation in the Use of Subregional Integration Courts between Business and Human Rights Actors: The Case of the East African Court of Justice
  • Claire Moore Dickerson, The OHADA Common Court of Justice and Arbitration: Exogenous Forces Contributing to Its Influence
  • Salvatore Caserta & Mikael Rask Madsen, Between Community Law and Common Law: The Rise of the Caribbean Court of Justice at the Intersection of Regional Integration and Post-Colonial Legacies
  • R. Daniel Kelemen, The Court of Justice of the European Union in the Twenty-First Century
  • Mikael Rask Madsen, The Challenging Authority of the European Court of Human Rights: From Cold War Legal Diplomacy to the Brighton Declaration and Backlash
  • Alexandra Huneeus, Constitutional Lawyers and the Inter-American Court’s Varied Authority
  • Emilia Justyna Powell, Islamic Law States and the Authority of the International Court of Justice: Territorial Sovereignty and Diplomatic Immunity
  • Gregory Shaffer, Manfred Elsig & Sergio Puig, The Extensive (But Fragile) Authority of the WTO Appellate Body
  • Leslie Vinjamuri, The International Criminal Court and the Paradox of Authority
  • Ron Levi, John Hagan & Sara Dezalay, International Courts in Atypical Political Environments: The Interplay of Prosecutorial Strategy, Evidence, and Court Authority in International Criminal Law