As struggles over the so-called mega-regionals intensified, a surprising cohort of international lawyers argued publicly against such treaties. This article focuses on certain contributions employing a particular mode of legalist resistance. Such interventions, I argue, offer welcome insights but, at their core, reaffirm a specifically neoliberal way of thinking about international law, regardless of the intentions of their authors.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Tzouvala: The academic debate about mega-regionals and international lawyers: legalism as critique?
Ntina Tzouvala (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has posted The academic debate about mega-regionals and international lawyers: legalism as critique? (London Review of International Law, Vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 189–209, 2018). Here's the abstract: