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).
Publications - Page 10
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.
in this article, PluriCourts director Geir Ulfstein focuses on other international instruments as an argument for dynamic (evolutive) interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Read the article (SSRN).
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.
New book chapter by PluriCourts co-director Andreas Føllesdal, to be published in European Public Spheres: Politics is Back (Ed. Thomas Risse, Cambridge University Press 2015, pp. 247-262). Read the chapter here (SSRN).
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.
PluriCourts Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Corradetti edited a book together with Nir Eiskovits (Suffolk University, Boston) and Jack Volpe Rotondi (United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley): Ashgate 2014. Access the e-book.
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.
Book chapter by PluriCourts co-director Geir Ulfstein, published in International Law and Changing Perceptions of Security, edited by Jonas Ebbesson, Marie Jacobsson, Mark Klamberg, David Langlet, and Pål Wrange (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014, pp.296-306). Read the article (pdf).
In his article "Del av problemet, og del av løsningen: Den europeiske menneskerettighetsdomstolen og demokratisk selvstyre", PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal assesses the judicialisation process by the European Court of Human Rights. The text is part of the book Det norske demokratiet i det 21. århundre edited by Harald Baldersheim and Øyvind Østerud (Fagbokforlaget, 2014, pp. 81-90). Read the full text (in Norwegian, pdf).
PluriCourts co-directos Andreas Føllesdal and Geir Ulfstein contributed to the book The Independence of Judges, edited by Nils A. Engstad, Astrid Frøseth and Bård Tønder (Eleven International Publishing, 2014, pp. 247-260). Read the chapter (SSRN).
This article by PluriCourts director Andreas Føllesdal appeared in Kantian Theory and Human Rights, edited by Andreas Follesdal and Reidar Maliks: Routledge. 2014, pp. 193-202. Read the article (SSRN).