Another important aspect when deciding whether authority is legitimate concerns how it is exercised. Research Topic 2 thus addresses relevant aspects of the International Courts and Tribunals' (ICs’) organization, composition and procedures. They include rules of recruitment, and formalized and informal opportunities to influence decisions by central actors such as states, individuals or non-governmental organizations, as well as how the rules and procedures reflect particular legal traditions and theories. Some aspects are common to many ICs, but others are unique to each, with ‘family resemblance’ at most.
The President of the Court's Authority and the Judges' Independence
Article by Kristel Heyerdahl, judge at the Borgarting Court of Appeal, Oslo, in Lov og Rett 07/2017 (vol. 56). Original title: "Domstolleders myndighet og dommernes uavhengighet". DOI: 10.18261/issn.1504-3061-2017-07-02.
Stability and change in international policy-making: A punctuated equilibrium approach
Article by Postdoc Theresa Squatrito, Magnus Lundgren and Jonas Tallberg in The Review of International Organizations.