Courts Crossing Borders: Blurring the Lines of Sovereignty
Legal issues that have traditionally been treated as domestic are increasingly governed by transnational law and numerous obscure tribunals. This book acquaints students of law and politics with the largely unrecognized authority of transnational legal systems and the ways boundaries of national sovereignty are being eroded in the 21st century. The editors have skillfully organized their collection around issues dealing with both human rights and issues of trade and used a comparative approach to analyze the many court decisions, treaties, and legal agreements that affect national sovereignty. Among subject areas included are: Courts and Regional Trade Agreements, Dispute Resolution under NAFTA, and Universal Criminal Jurisdiction."This is an edited book that brings together in one highly readable place a crisp and engaging look at transnational courts in today's global world....In sum, Courts Crossing Borders is a quality effort that deserves careful reading. Enhancing a deeper understanding of this timely topic, it is a book that can be profitably studied by students, scholars, and the curious public." -- Law & Politics Book Review, 2005
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... ( the oldest transnational tribunal considered ) that sovereignty within the EU should be conceived as a competitive variety , in which “ equal claims to independent political and legal authority ... compete for final authority .
ever , monolithic , but are rather an amalgam of competing demands by interest groups . ... Such rules are necessary to insure that competition , even of a limited scope , is fair to all players and , once instituted , replace the ...
In the 1980 Detergents judgment , the Court confirmed that the fundamental justification for an EU environmental policy was the preclusion of distortions to trade and competition . The ECJ held that EU environmental measures were ...
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