The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication

The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication


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ISBN-13: 9780199660681
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/19/2014
Pages: 976
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Cesare Romano, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School,Karen Alter, Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University,Yuval Shany, Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Cesare Romano is Professor of Law at Loyola Law School Los Angeles and one of the Directors of the Project on International Courts and Tribunals. He holds degrees in three different disciplines (political science, international relations and law) from three countries (Italy, Switzerland and the United States). His expertise is in public international law, and in particular dispute settlement, international environmental law, international human rights and international criminal law. However, it is probably in the field international courts and tribunals where he has made the greatest contribution to date, publishing numerous articles and books.

Karen J. Alter is Professor of Political Science and Law at Northwestern University, specializing in the international politics of international organizations and international law. She is author of The European Court's Political Power (Oxford University Press, 2009), Establishing the Supremacy of European Law (Oxford University Press, 2001) and numerous articles and book chapters on the politics of international courts and international law. She has published in the American Journal of International Law, International Organization, Comparative Political Studies, Perspectives on Politics, European Journal of International Relations, European Law Journal, Law and Contemporary Problems, Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Journal of International Law and Politics, and European Union Politics.

Professor Yuval Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law at the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also serves currently as the academic director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights, a director in the International Law Forum at the Hebrew University, and the Project on International Courts and Tribunals (PICT) and a member of the steering committee of the DOMAC project (assessing the impact of international courts on domestic criminal procedures in mass atrocity cases). Shany has degrees in law from the Hebrew University (LL.B, 1995 cum laude), New York University (LL.M., 1997), and the University of London (Ph.D., 2001) and he has published a number of books and articles on international courts and arbitration tribunals and other international law issues such as international human rights and international humanitarian law.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Mapping International Adjudication

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