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Description - Domestic Law Goes Global by Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

International courts have proliferated in the international system, with over one hundred judicial or quasi-judicial bodies in existence today. This book develops a rational legal design theory of international adjudication in order to explain the variation in state support for international courts. Initial negotiators of new courts, 'originators', design international courts in ways that are politically and legally optimal. States joining existing international courts, 'joiners', look to the legal rules and procedures to assess the courts' ability to be capable, fair and unbiased. The authors demonstrate that the characteristics of civil law, common law and Islamic law influence states' acceptance of the jurisdiction of international courts, the durability of states' commitments to international courts, and the design of states' commitments to the courts. Furthermore, states strike cooperative agreements most effectively in the shadow of an international court that operates according to familiar legal principles and rules.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107004160
ISBN-10: 1107004160
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 278
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Apr-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

Sara McLaughlin Mitchell is Professor of Political Science and Department Chair at the University of Iowa. Emilia Justyna Powell is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alabama.

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Domestic Law Goes Global by Sara McLaughlin Mitchell
Paperback, August 2013
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