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Private Law Beyond The State? Europeanization, Globalization, Privatization, Ralf Michaels, Nils Jansen Jan 2006

Private Law Beyond The State? Europeanization, Globalization, Privatization, Ralf Michaels, Nils Jansen

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Although the changing relation between private law and the state has become the subject of many debates, these debates are often unsatisfactory. Concepts like 'law', 'private law', and 'globalization' have unclear and shifting meanings; discussions are confined to specific questions and do not connect with similar discussions taking place elsewhere. In order to initiate the necessary broader approach, this article brings together the pertinent themes and aspects from various debates. It proposes a conceptual clarification of key notions in the debate- "private law," "state," "Europeanization," "globalization," and "privatization"- that should be of use beyond the immediate purposes of the rest ...


Not Fully Committed? Reservations, Risk And Treaty Design, Laurence R. Helfer Jan 2006

Not Fully Committed? Reservations, Risk And Treaty Design, Laurence R. Helfer

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This Essay responds to Reserving, a forthcoming Article by Professor Edward T. Swaine to be published in the Yale Journal of International Law. The Essay first reviews the Article's explanation of the complex and often counterintuitive rules that govern the filing of unilateral reservations to multilateral treaties. It then offers three modest additions to Professor Swaine's insightful contribution to the growing body of interdisciplinary scholarship on treaty design. First, the Essay applies Swaine's theory of state interests and information to a dynamic model that takes account of temporal issues such as when states file reservations and how ...


Universal Rights And Wrongs, Michael E. Tigar Jan 2006

Universal Rights And Wrongs, Michael E. Tigar

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Legal Issues In Coalition Warfare: A U.S. Perspective, Charles J. Dunlap Jr. Jan 2006

Legal Issues In Coalition Warfare: A U.S. Perspective, Charles J. Dunlap Jr.

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