Friday, September 1, 2017

New Issue: Transnational Legal Theory

The latest issue of Transnational Legal Theory (Vol. 8, no. 2, 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • Kyriakos N. Kotsoglou, The syntax of legal exceptions: how the absence of proof is a proof of absence thereof
  • Avichay Sharon, ‘Benefit at no cost’—should squatters pay rent? A comparative analysis of gain-based awards for trespass in the Common Law and customary Talmudic Law
  • Symposium: Transnational Standards in the Domestic Legal Order: Authority and Legitimacy
    • Machiko Kanetake, Introduction
    • Jaye Ellis, Scientific expertise and transnational standards: authority, legitimacy, validity
    • Vesco Paskalev, May science be with you: can scientific expertise confer legitimacy to transnational authority?
    • Ka Lok Yip, The ICRC's interpretive guidance on the notion of direct participation in hostilities: sociological and democratic legitimacy in domestic legal orders