The Doctrine of Odious Debt in International Law: A Restatement

The Doctrine of Odious Debt in International Law: A Restatement

by Jeff King


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107128019
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/26/2016
Series: Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law , #125
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Jeff King is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. He was previously a Fellow and Tutor in Law at Balliol College, Oxford, and an Associate at Sullivan and Cromwell LLP, New York City. His book Judging Social Rights (Cambridge, 2012) won the 2014 UK Society of Legal Scholars Peter Birks Book Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship. He is Co-Editor of Current Legal Problems and the UK Constitutional Law Blog, and sits on the Editorial Committee of Public Law. His scholarship spans comparative public law, international law, and jurisprudence and political theory.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. International law, sovereign debt, and odious debt; 3. The status of odious debts in international law; 4. The enforceability of odious debts in domestic law; 5. Conclusion.

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