The overarching concern is why and when an international court (IC) merits criticism and deference of various kinds. Some components under the multidimensional concept of legitimacy are: normative justification, social support, legality, compliance, state consent, as well, as constitutional and public law standards.
The Environment in International Courts and Tribunals – Issues of Legitimacy
Book project edited by Prof. Christina Voigt (CUP, 2018)
The Legitimacy of 'Unseen Actors' in International Adjudication
Book project edited by Freya Baetens (forthcoming, 2018)
- Gender on the International Bench
- Danish Reform Proposal of the ECtHR Jeopardizes Minority Rights Mar. 1, 2018 1:43 PM
- Call for Papers: Geography and Legal Culture on the International Bench Feb. 19, 2018 12:11 PM
- Two New Large Research Projects at PluriCourts Nov. 30, 2017 11:16 AM
- Investigation into the Situation of Afghanistan Nov. 30, 2017 11:15 AM
- The Universality of Human Rights Nov. 30, 2017 9:19 AM
- PluriCourts at ECPR Oslo Sep. 4, 2017 10:00 AM
- Jim Nickel visits PluriCourts Sep. 27, 2015 12:00 AM
- Young, Dunoff and Voeten Visit PluriCourts This Week Sep. 7, 2015 9:21 AM
- Alec Stone Sweet is Visiting PluriCourts Aug. 24, 2015 9:18 AM
- Ulfstein: The ECtHR uses and should use international treaties in its evolutive interpretation June 15, 2015 3:41 PM
The role played by external case law in promoting the legitimacy of International Criminal Court decisions
Article by Joanna Nicholson published in Nordic Journal of International Law.
Strengthening the Validity of International Criminal Tribunals
Book edited by Joanna Nicholson, Brill, 2018.
- Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights Sep. 21, 2018 12:00 AM
- Religion and Ethnicity on the International Bench Oct. 4, 2018 9:00 AM