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Law in the Service of Human Dignity

Law in the Service of Human Dignity

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Edited by Steve Charnovitz, Debra P. Steger, Peter Van den Bossche
Cambridge University Press, 27/10/2005
EAN 9780521852531, ISBN10: 0521852536

Paperback, 448 pages, 22.6 x 15.5 x 3.6 cm

The accelerating pace of international law developments in multiple fora present a challenge for studying, influencing, and predicting these changes. This volume assembles essays from notable jurists, academics, and practitioners from around the world who offer new insights regarding the jurisprudence of world trade law, the changing landscape of investment arbitration, and other vital topics in international adjudication. These essays are assembled in celebration of Justice Florentino Feliciano of The Philippines, who continues to be one of the most inspirational figures in the international law community. This collection will be of special interest to analysts of the World Trade Organization as the contributors include six current or former members of the WTO Appellate Body, as well as several leading trade law commentators. Among the key issues discussed are the WTO environmental cases, trade and human rights, and potential reforms of the WTO dispute system.

'The merit of this book is the inside knowledge and prestigious standing of some of the contributors, especially those who have worked on the WTO Appellate Body. For anyone interested in the WTO and/or other economic adjudication processes this book makes excellent reading.' International Affairs