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Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective

Edited by: Dario Moura Vicente

ISBN13: 9789004298705
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £198.00

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The recent proliferation of international courts and jurisdictions raises a number of important issues ranging from the redefinition of the role of the International Court of Justice to the recent emergence of domestic courts as international jurisdictions.

Towards a Universal Justice? Putting International Courts and Jurisdictions into Perspective, containing edited articles presented at the International Law Association’s Regional Conference held in Lisbon, offers a comprehensive overview of those issues and outlines challenges ahead for every branch of international law.

Public International Law
Foreword - Manuel de Almeida Ribeiro
I: The Growing Role of International Courts and Jurisdictions: The Permanent Court of International Justice, the International Court Of Justice, and Beyond
1. Introduction - Rui de Moura Ramos
2. From Absence to Abundance: Tracing the Development and Impact of International Courts - Miguel de Serpa Soares
3. The Cases where the International Court of Justice lacked Jurisdiction: a Brief Analysis and Commentary - Rita Teixeira & Ricardo Bastos
4. Energy at Sea and the Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice - Dimitra Papageorgiou & Eva Tzavala
II: International Inspection and Control Mechanisms
5. An Overview of the International Inspection and Control Mechanisms - Fernando Loureiro Bastos
6. The UEFA Financial Control Body - José Cunha Rodrigues
III: European and Other Regional Courts of Human Rights
7. Introduction - Ireneu Cabral Barreto
8. The European Court of Human Rights as the European Constitutional Court - Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque
9. The African Court on Human and People's Rights and its Position in the International and African Architectures - José Pina Delgado
10. Cultural Rights and a Right to Cultural Identity before the European Court of Human Rights: Present Approaches and Future Challenges - Laura-Maria Craciunean
11. The Influence of Inter-American Human Rights Law on the Jurisprudence of the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court - Adriana Ramos Costa & Eleonora Mesquita Ceia
12. Comparing and Discussing the Different Approaches to Remedies for Child Victims before the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights - Francesca Capone
13. International Criminal Court and Human Rights: Achievements and Challenges - Ondřej Svaček
14. The Reception of the Inter-American Human Rights System in Brazil in Light of Penal Action no.
470 - Alex Ian Psarski Cabral, Cristiane Helena de Paula Lima Cabral & Mário Lúcio Quintão Soares
IV: Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Concerning International Trade and Investment, in particular within WTO and ICSID
15. Investor-state Dispute Settlement in the European Perspective: Recent Developments - Dário Moura Vicente
16. Dispute Resolution under the Energy Charter Treaty - Alejandro Carballo
17. Understanding the interaction between the WTO regime and international investment regime: reversing the approach - Ozge Varis
18. Legal Certainty During EU Accession: What Can a Foreign Investor in a Future Member State Legitimately Expect? - Sadie Blanchard
19. Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Concerning International Trade and Investment, in particular within WTO and ICSID. A Dual Coverage in the Services Sector - Carmen Alexandra Saugar Koster
20. The WTO Dispute Settlement System and Renewable Energy Subsidies: The Case of Feed-In Tariffs - Paolo Davide Farah & Elena Cima
21. Evidence and the Principle of Good Faith in Investment Arbitration: Finding Meaning in Public International Law - Emily Sipiorski
22. Challenges of “investor-state dispute settlement mechanism” in TTIP - Jerzy Menkes & Magdalena Słok-Wódkowska
V: International Commercial Arbitration
23. The Confluence of Transnational Rules and National Directives as the Legal Framework of Transnational Arbitration - Luís de Lima Pinheiro
24. The Challenges of Taking Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration – the Problem of Legal Privileges - Tatjana Shterjova
VI: The Court of Justice of the European Union
25. Introduction - Fausto de Quadros
26. The Court of Justice of the European Union - Maria José Rangel de Mesquita
27. Infringement Procedure and the Court of Justice as an EU law’s Assurer: Member States’ Infringements Concerning Failure to Transpose Directives and the Principle of an Effective Judicial Protection - Joana Covelo de Abreu
28. The United Nations Sanctions Regimes and a Judicialized European Union Perspective - Mateus Kowalski & Sofia Machado
VII: Domestic Courts as International Jurisdictions?
29. Introduction - Catherine Kessedjian
30. Limits on Jurisdiction of Domestic Courts to Grant Civil Damages for International Law Violations - Peter Trooboff
31. Corporate Group Structures and the Limits of Personal Jurisdiction. US/European comparative remarks - Rui Pereira Dias
32. Towards Judicial Accountability in the Business & Human Rights Field? - Humberto Cantú-Rivera
VIII: Postscript
33. The Judicial and Constitutional Challenges of Legal Globalisation - Miguel Poiares Maduro