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The interpretation of international law by domestic courts : uniformity, diversity, convergence

The interpretation of international law by domestic courts : uniformity, diversity, convergence

Author: Helmut Philipp Aust; Georg Nolte
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: International law in domestic legal orders.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"The Interpretation of International Law by Domestic Courts : Uniformity, Diversity, Convergence assesses the increasingly important role of domestic courts in the interpretation of international law. It asks whether and, if so, to what extent domestic courts make use of the international rules of interpretation set forth in the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. Given the expectation that treaties are to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helmut Philipp Aust; Georg Nolte
ISBN: 9780198738923 0198738927
OCLC Number: 919107103
Notes: "Table of cases": pages xi-xxvi.
Description: xxxiii, 352 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Principles of treaty interpretation : developed for and applied by national courts? / Michael Waibel --
Grounds for the application of international rules of interpretation in national courts / André Nollkaemper --
"Contractual" and "statutory" treaty interpretation in domestic courts? : convergence around the Vienna Rules / Eirik Bjorge --
Judicial dialogue as a means of interpretation / Antonios Tzanakopoulos --
The role of the international rules of interpretation for the determination of direct effect of international agreements / Mathias Forteau --
The interpretation of unwritten international law by domestic judges / Peter Staubach --
Interpretation of treaties in an international law-friendly framework : the case of South Africa / Dire Tladi --
The law and politics of the pro persona principle in Latin America / Alejandro Rodiles --
Dynamic and evolutive interpretation of the ECHR by domestic courts? : an inquiry into the judicial architecture of Europe / Christian Djeffal --
Deference to the executive : the US debate in global perspective / Julian Arato --
Gingerly walking on the VCLT frontier? : reflections from a survey on the interpretive approach of the Japanese courts to treaties / Yukiko Takashiba --
Treaty interpretation in Indian courts : adherence, coherence, and convergence / Vik Kanwar --
Diffusion theories and the interpretive approaches of domestic courts / Theresa Reinold --
Treaty interpretation and global governance : the role of domestic courts / Achilles Skordas --
National courts and interpretive approaches to international law / Olga Frishman and Eyal Benvenisti --
Between universal aspiration and local application : concluding observations / Helmut Philipp Aust.
Series Title: International law in domestic legal orders.
Responsibility: edited by Helmut Philipp Aust and Georg Nolte.
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This book explores the question of how international law is applied by domestic courts. Through case studies and analysis the contributors consider how traditions and diversity affect the  Read more...


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