The Sword and the Scales: The United States and International Courts and Tribunals

The Sword and the Scales: The United States and International Courts and Tribunals

by Cesare P. R. Romano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521728711

ISBN-13: 9780521728713

Pub. Date: 09/30/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Sword and the Scales is the first in-depth and comprehensive study of attitudes and behaviors of the United States toward major international courts and tribunals.

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The Sword and the Scales is the first in-depth and comprehensive study of attitudes and behaviors of the United States toward major international courts and tribunals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521728713
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. International courts and tribunals and the rule of law John B. Bellinger, III; 2. American public opinion on international courts and tribunals Steven Kull and Clay Ramsay; 3. Arbitration and avoidance of war: the nineteenth century American vision Mary Ellen O'Connell; 4. The United States and the International Court of Justice: coping with antinomies Sean D. Murphy; 5. The U.S. Supreme Court and the International Court of Justice: what does 'respectful consideration' mean? Melissa A. Waters; 6. U.S. attitudes toward international criminal courts and tribunals John P. Cerone; 7. The United States and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Elizabeth A. H. Abi-Mershed; 8. From paradox to subsidiarity: the United States and human rights treaty bodies Tara J. Melish; 9. The U.S. and international claims and compensation bodies John R. Crook; 10. Does the U.S. support international tribunals? The case of the multilateral trade system Jeffrey L. Dunoff; 11. The United States and dispute settlement under the North American Free Trade Agreement: ambivalence, frustration and occasional defiance David A. Gantz; 12. Dispute settlement under NAFTA Chapter 11: a response to the critics in the United States Susan L. Karamanian; 13. The United States and international courts: getting the cost-benefit analysis right Cesare P. R. Romano.

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