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Article by postdoctoral fellow Theresa Squatrito in the World Trade Review. Since 1998, non-state actors have had access to submit an ‘amicus curiae’ brief to the dispute settlement mechanism (DSM) of the World Trade Organization (WTO).What has come of these briefs once they are submitted and what explains how amicus are treated by the DSM?
How do national and international courts and tribunals use international judicial decisions? Many discuss this phenomenon under labels such us 'judicial dialogue', 'cross-pollination', and/or 'cross-fertilization'.
This seminar is co-organized by the Department of Private Law and PluriCourts.
PluriCourts and iCourts hosts a workshop on judges and gender.
Professor Daniel Naurin has written a report for the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS) together with Per Cramér, Olof Larsson and Andreas Moberg. The report has the title: "See You in Luxembourg? EU Governments' Observations Under the Preliminary Reference Procedure" (SIEPS report 2016:5).
The second in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses texts by Daniel Bodansky, Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane, and Nienke Grossman.
The first in the series of PluriCourts reading seminars discusses two core texts: one by Karen Alter and one by Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke.
PluriCourts lunch with professor Joost Pauwelyn (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva). He compares the trade dispute settlement mechanism under the WTO to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), and focuses specifically on the individuals deciding trade versus Investment disputes. Read his paper (SSRN).
The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) was hosted by PluriCourts on 10-12 September 2015. A selection of the best papers presented at the conference will be published in an anthology edited by PluriCourts Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal.
PluriCourts supports the GQUAL campaign, which promotes gender parity in international courts and tribunals. A recent survey reveals that 32,5% of all members of international tribunals and monitoring bodies are women. Taking only into account courts, the proportion of women decreases to 17,6%.
"The states parties must have intended that the Convention should serve its purpose of protecting human rights under changing circumstances and developments in societal values", PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein said at a conference organised by the European Court of Human Rights. View the video (starting at 02:30) or read the text of the presentation (SSRN).
PluriCourts invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowship at PluriCourts throughout the year (with an exemption for the holiday period (1 July – 15 August) .
The duration of the contracts is 3 – 12 months. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in political science, philosophy or law.
The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.
This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.