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Examining The International Judicial Function: International Courts As Dispute Resolvers, Anna Spain Jan 2011

Examining The International Judicial Function: International Courts As Dispute Resolvers, Anna Spain

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This article examines the judicial function of international courts by considering both what it is and what it ought to be. The article identifies and describes two distinct functions - dispute settlement and peace promotion - and explores the tensions that exist in pursuing these two aims. It then introduces a third way of understanding the international judicial function that respects international courts’ traditional role as dispute settlers while allowing for their more engaged and proactive function as peacemakers. This third approach conceptualizes that the role of international courts is to resolve disputes. Doing so requires understanding courts as entities that exist ...


Integration Matters: Rethinking The Architecture Of International Dispute Resolution, Anna Spain Jan 2010

Integration Matters: Rethinking The Architecture Of International Dispute Resolution, Anna Spain

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International law promotes global peace and security by providing mechanisms for the pacific settlement of international disputes. This Article examines these mechanisms and their place in the architecture of the international dispute resolution ("IDR") system. The Article identifies three core deficiencies of the IDR system that limit its effectiveness and capacity. First, the international legal system has prioritized the development of adjudication over other forms of dispute resolution; the judicialization of international disputes and the proliferation of courts and tribunals evidence this. However, adjudication is limited in its capacity to resolve disputes that involve non-state parties and extra-legal issues. This ...


Mining Regulation And Takings, L. Thomas Galloway Jun 1994

Mining Regulation And Takings, L. Thomas Galloway

Regulatory Takings and Resources: What Are the Constitutional Limits? (Summer Conference, June 13-15)

15 pages.


Sources Of Water Iv: Tribal Water Rights, John E. Echohawk Jun 1990

Sources Of Water Iv: Tribal Water Rights, John E. Echohawk

Moving the West's Water to New Uses: Winners and Losers (Summer Conference, June 6-8)

10 pages.

Contains references.


Unresolved Issues In Federal Reserved Rights, Michael D. White Jun 1985

Unresolved Issues In Federal Reserved Rights, Michael D. White

Western Water Law in Transition (Summer Conference, June 3-5)

12 pages.


Administering Water Rights: The Permit System, Lawrence J. Wolfe Jun 1985

Administering Water Rights: The Permit System, Lawrence J. Wolfe

Western Water Law in Transition (Summer Conference, June 3-5)

69 pages.

Contains references.


Administering Water Rights: The Colorado System, Raymond L. Petros Jun 1985

Administering Water Rights: The Colorado System, Raymond L. Petros

Western Water Law in Transition (Summer Conference, June 3-5)

140 pages (includes illustrations and maps).

Contains bibliography.


Negotiation As A Means Of Quantifying Indian Water Rights, Joseph R. Membrino Jun 1984

Negotiation As A Means Of Quantifying Indian Water Rights, Joseph R. Membrino

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

88 pages.

Contains attachments.