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.
Aspects of Human Rights Interpretation by the UN Treaty Bodies
Book chapter by Birgit Peters (formerly Schlütter).
The State-of-the-Art in International Investment Treaty Arbitration
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).
- Researchers meet the European Court of Human Rights Dec. 17, 2018 2:27 PM
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