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International Law

The area of law dealing with relations between countries. International law consists of many aspects, both written and unwritten, but often refers to matters of war and peace, respect for human rights, international trade and commerce, and similar things. Institutions like the United Nations and the International Criminal Court purport to enforce international law, though their effectiveness is limited by the cooperation given by member states. In general, international law is governed by treaties between sovereign states.
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We are honored to present Volume XL, Issue 1, of the Transnational Law Review.
Turning from international law to transnational law provides a more sensitive discursive framework for the institutional and normative implications of a turn to subsidiarity and bottom-up governance.
65) As argued above, the structural shift from international negotiations to global governance, from controlled international law to compelled transnational law, has not only failed to redress the imbalances but actually appears to be aggravating them.
Unpacking this narrative provides an understanding of the nature of the problem that lawyers and courts are supposed to address through transnational law.
Applied to sports law, Jessup's Transnational Law would make it possible to group all standards into a single set "which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers" in the area of sport.
In 1956, Philip Jessup in his classic book Transnational Law called upon lawyers to use not only classic international law but also transnational law in courts.
Klaus Peter Berger of the Center for Transnational Law, University of Cologne and Professor Martin Hunter, Barrister, Professor of International Dispute Resolution, Nottingham Law School and Chairman of DIAC Board of Trustees, are conducting the course that target lawyers, government officials, business executives, advanced young practitioners and others wishing to familiarize themselves with the different dispute resolution techniques.
Maloney, John (2006), "A Collective Rights Society for the Digital Age", Journal of Transnational Law and Policy 16(1): 123-141.
This developing transnational law on reproductive rights provides both a different framework--be it the focus on dignity, equality, or cruel and degrading treatment--and a reminder by example of the serious consequences that follow when women do not have access to reproductive healthcare.
Indeed, there are other autonomous sources of law in the international commercial and financial sphere or transnational law.
Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Wroth, and others, Lockey contends, in probing matters of universal justice and transnational law through the genre of romance, drew the English into a complex conversation on the ethics of empire.
Rabkin is suspicious of the motives that lurk behind arguments for transnational law and critical of the efficacy of existing international institutions.

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