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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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A Digest of WTO Jurisprudence on Public International Law Concepts and Principles

ISBN13: 9781107102767
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £98.00

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In its first twenty years, the WTO dispute settlement system generated nearly 350 decisions totalling more than 60,000 pages. These decisions contain many statements by WTO adjudicators regarding the law of treaties, state responsibility, international dispute settlement, and other topics of general public international law.

This book is a collection of more than one thousand statements by WTO adjudicators relating to admissibility and jurisdiction; attribution of conduct to a State; breach of an obligation; conflicts between treaties; countermeasures; due process; evidence before international tribunals; good faith; judicial economy; municipal law; non-retroactivity; reasonableness; sources of international law; sovereignty; treaty interpretation; and words and phrases commonly used in treaties and other international legal instruments.

This comprehensive digest presents summaries and extracts organized systematically under issue-specific sub-headings, making this jurisprudence easily accessible to students and practitioners working in any field of international law.

International Trade, Public International Law, Jurisprudence
1. Admissibility and jurisdiction
2. Attribution of conduct
3. Breach of an obligation
4. Conflicts between treaties
5. Countermeasures
6. Due process
7. Evidence before international tribunals
8. Good faith
9. Judicial economy
10. Municipal law
11. Non-retroactivity
12. Reasonableness
13. Sources of international law
14. Sovereignty
15. Treaty interpretation
16. Words and phrases considered.