Guest researcher Joanna Nicholson published a new brief in the International Crimes Database (ICD). Read the brief here (pdf).
This chapter by PluriCourts co-director Andreas Follesdal appears in The Contribution of International and Supranational Courts to the Rule of Law (eds. G. D. Baere and J. Wouters), Elgar Publishing 2015. Read the chapter on SSRN.
This book edited by Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge was published by Cambridge University Press (CUP, 2015). It is the first book of the PluriCourts series on International Courts and Tribunals with CUP. View the description on the CUP website.
PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein published a review of the book Transparency in International Law, edited by Andrea Bianchi and Anne Peters, in the American Journal of International Law, Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2015). Read the book review (pdf).
Article by Postdoctoral Fellow Daniel Behn and Coordinator Ole Kristian Fauchald, in Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2015.
Special issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, edited by PluriCourts coordinator Christina Voigt and Evadne Grant (University of the West of England). Access the special issue (JHRE, Volume 6 (2015), Issue 2).
PluriCourts researcher Malcolm Langford published an article in Development and Change (2015), 46(4), 777-802. Read the article (SSRN).
Master thesis by Research Assistant Tori Loven Kirkebø. She examines the current system regulating state and corporate behavior with regards to human rights. As such it contributes to the debate on a global treaty on business and human rights through an interdisciplinary, human rights approach. Read the paper (SSRN).
In the article "Che cos’è la giustizia di transizione (Transitional Justice)?", Postdoctoral fellow Claudio Corradetti presents some of the fundamental philosophical problems that any theory of transitional justice would encounter.
In this article, Postdoctoral fellow Claudio Corradetti defends a qualified correlation between ICC’s retribution and deterrence effects. He claims that the hypothesis of the ICC’s deterring effects accounts in Kenya is constructed upon a general condition of direct compliance by self-interested rational actors (such as high-ranking political candidates and their secretariat) as well as on unintended effects of ethnic stabilization. Read the full article here.
Jonas Tallberg, Thomas Sommerer and Theresa Squatrito have a forthcoming article to be published in the Review of International Organizations (2015). Read the article on the Review of International Organization's website or on SSRN.
Postdoctoral research fellow Daniel Behn has recently published an article entitled 'Legitimacy, Evolution, and Growth in Investment Treaty Arbitration: Empirically Evaluating the State of the Art' in Georgetown Journal of International Law (vol.46, no.2, 2015).
An article by postdoctoral fellow Shakira Bedoya Sanchez and Dr. Markus Virgil Hoehne will be published shortly by Berghahn Books as part of a volume entitled 'Universalism vs. Relativism: Human Rights in Anthropological Perspective'.
Postdoctoral Fellow Matthew Saul, has written a chapter in the third edited volume of the SHARES book series, The Practice of Shared Responsibility in International Law. Saul's chapter focuses on three instances of international administration – in Nauru, Bosnia, and Kosovo. By examining three different forms of administration, this chapter helps to demonstrate the variety in the responsibility issues that can arise when international actors (third states and/or international organisations) undertake the administration of a Territory, Saul writes. Read the chapter here.
In her new article, Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller studies the relationship between the provision of health care and conflict situations. The article was published in (2014) 32 Wisconsin International Law Journal 415. Read the article.
Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet has recently published an article entitled "National Case Law as a Generator of International Refugee Law: Rectifying an Imbalance within the UNHCR Guidelines on International Protection". Read the article in the Emory International Law Review.
Amrei Müller, Post-Doctoral Fellow at PluriCourts, published an article entitled "Oslo – Strasbourg – back to Oslo and/or into Wider Europe? The ECtHR's Engagement with the Decisions of Norwegian Courts for Strengthening the Convention System as a Cooperative System" in the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (vol.33, issue 1, pp.11-51). Read the article.
Article by Jonas Tallberg, Thomas Stockerer (both Stockholm University) and PluriCourts Postdoctoral Fellow Theresa Squatrito, published in International Organisation, Volume 68, Issue 4 (2014), pp. 741-774. Read the article.
PluriCourts coordinator Siri Gloppen published a chapter in the book Corruption, grabbing and development : real world challenges edited by Tina Søreide and David Aled Williams (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014, pp. 68-79). Read the full chapter here.
In this book chapter, PluriCourts Postdoctoral Fellow Silje Langvatn discusses John Rawl's concept of "political legitimacy".
The article is part of an ARENA report on "Expertise and Democracy", edited by Cathrine Holst (2014).
PluriCourts Postdoctoral Fellow Silje Langvatn published an article about "Politisk filosofi for eit sosialdemokrati" in Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift 14/03, pp.343-346.
How can we ensure a comprehensive teaching of the right to peace that shows the normative basis of the right to peace as well as the potential for implementation?