Unity and pluralism in public international law

by Oriol Casanovas y La Rosa

Publisher: M. Nijhoff Publishers in The Hague, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • International law -- Methodology.,
  • International law -- Social aspects.,
  • Customary law, International.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-255) and indexes.

StatementOriol Casanovas.
SeriesDevelopments in international law ;, v. 39
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKZ1284 .C37 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3949694M
ISBN 109041116648
LC Control Number2001041029

  Pluralism has indeed gained much ground in recent years, as an analytical tool and as a normative vision, both in Europe and beyond. It has become prominent not only in European Union law, but also in public international law, private interna- tional law, European human rights law, and in the analysis of domestic legal sys- tems. S.E. Merry, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Legal Pluralism. In the contemporary world, societies typically have more than one legal system. Legal pluralism refers to situations of legal coexistence in a single social field. Initially described in colonial situations, in which the colonial power superimposed a European legal system over an existing. The Broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in Time of Trial by Robert N. Bellah Chapter 4: Nativism and Cultural Pluralism in America. In the last chapter we considered the place of the individual in the developing pattern of symbol and myth in America. INTERNATIONAL THEOLOGICAL COMMISSION. UNITY OF THE FAITH AND THEOLOGICAL PLURALISM* () THE DIMENSIONS OF THE PROBLEM. 1. Unity and plurality in the expression of the Faith have their ultimate basis in the very mystery of Christ that, while being at the same time a mystery of universal fulfillment and reconciliation (Eph ), goes beyond the possibilities of .

The International Law Commission (ILC) has recently worked to textually confirm and develop the consensus international method, in part because of divergent approaches at the national level.2 National divergence is seen as a threat to custom’s stability and legitimacy and is thought to arise from ignorance among national judges about the. Casanovas y La Rosa, O., Unity and Pluralism in Public International Law, Ed. Mārtiņus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, , XV+ pp. Esta monografía tiene su origen en la invitación que en su día recibió el profesor Oriol Casanovas para impartir, en el verano de , el Curso general en la II Edición de los Cursos Euromediterráneos. Legal pluralism is the existence of multiple legal systems within one (human) population and/or geographic area. Plural legal systems are particularly prevalent in former colonies, where the law of a former colonial authority may exist alongside more traditional legal systems (customary law). Lehmann has a “long history” of supporting Israel, the article said, “in spite of its violations of international law and human rights.” Weir runs two linked websites, If Americans Knew.

international law entirely because it lacked both sovereign commands and a rule of recognition,2 scholars of the New Haven School studied law as a social t Jesse Root Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law; Visiting Professor and Visiting Research Scholar, Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs. Chapter 9 summarizes the argument in the preceding chapters and sketches broader implications of the turn towards pluralism in postnational law. The case for pluralism may also have repercussions for debates on domestic law and politics. It suggests that pluralism may be appealing more broadly in societies characterized by strong diversity and contestation. "Confident Pluralism is an illuminating account of how the American experiment, in both law and culture (and the intersections of the two), might help us foster a modest unity of public goals. Inazu surveys relevant constitutional doctrines—the right to associate, the features of the public forum, the vexed legal dimensions of public funding. This chapter introduces ‘pluralism’ as a framework for international criminal justice and provides an overview of the previous debates on (global) legal pluralism, fragmentation, and diversification of law as they have been framed in different legal disciplines. It then examines the interpretations of these concepts in those contexts and addresses the primary question of vocabulary choices.

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The proliferation of international courts and the extension of international regulation to new areas have been considered to be threatening for the unity of Public International Law as a legal system. These developments are the consequence of the increasing formation of legal subsystems (material international regimes) which continue to grow in complexity.

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1 Does this mean, as Stone Sweet suggests, that the contrast I focus on in the book—that between pluralism and constitutionalism—is mistaken, or. This volume deals with the tension between unity and diversification which has gained a central place in the debate under the label of ‘fragmentation’.

It explores the meaning, articulation and risks of this phenomenon in a specific area: International Criminal Justice.

It brings together established and fresh voices who analyse different sites and contestations of this concept, as well as. Michigan Journal of International Law (): – E-mail Citation» Responds to the preoccupation of coherence in the public international law literature by arguing that the fragmentation of international law reflects more than political pluralism; it reflects the collision of fundamentally contradictory rationalities.

Despite the growth in international criminal courts and tribunals, the majority of cases concerning international criminal law are prosecuted at the domestic level. This means that both international and domestic courts have to contend with a plethora of relevant, but often contradictory, judgments by international institutions and by other domestic courts.

Unity of cognition connotes unity of object, and this unity must be found in the relation between municipal law and international law. Dualism is inconsistent with the axiomatic unity of a science. Any construction other than monism is bound to constitute a denial of the legal character of international law.

The body of legal rules governing interaction between sovereign States (Public International Law) and the rights and duties of the citizens of sovereign States towards the citizens of other sovereign states (Private International Law).

international law - definitions VII. The body of law, which is composed for its greater part of the principles.

Law and Religion in Theoretical and Historical Context - edited by Peter Cane October European private law has tended to be conceptualised firmly around ideas of unity and harmony.

Yet the discourse within other areas of European law, notably constitutional law, visibly adopts pluralist perspectives. This book bridges the gap between 'public' and 'private' law by looking at European private law from various pluralist positions.

Pluralism is a response to diversity that consists in learning about meaningful differences between different cultures and identities; engaging with different cultures and identities in sites where open dialogue is possible; preserving distinct religious commitments; and looking to the First Amendment as the foundation of American pluralism.

A sharp distinction is usually drawn between public international law, concerned with the rights and obligations of states with respect to other states and individuals, and private international law, concerned with issues of jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in international private law disputes before national courts.

UNITY AND PLURALISM IN CONTRACT LAW Nathan Oman* CONTRACT THEORY. By Stephen A. Smith. New York: Oxford University Press. xxvi, $ I. INTRODUCTION It is a cliche of contemporary legal scholarship that, in the last few decades, the study of law has witnessed a vast proliferation of competing theoretical approaches.

The articles and essays in this Symposium on Religion, Religious Pluralism, and the Rule of Law were presented for a Section on Law and Religion panel at the Annual Meeting of the Association. It is a cliché of contemporary legal scholarship that, in the last few decades, the study of law has witnessed a vast proliferation of competing theoretical approaches.

The old faith in the careful honing of doctrinal concepts and the essential usefulness of legal analysis has given way to a cacophony of competing theoretical sects. Economists, moral philosophers, sociologists, historians. Unity and Pluralism in Contract Law. Document Type.

Book Review. Publication Information. Michigan Law Review () Comments. Reviewing Stephen A. Smith's Contract Theory (). Repository Citation. Oman, Nathan B., "Unity and Pluralism in Contract Law" ().

Faculty Publications. Its meaning remains vague and intuitive. 'The Concept of Unity in Public International Law' attempts to dispel that vagueness by exploring the various possible meanings of the concept of unity in international law.

However, eschewing one grand theory of unity, it identifies and compares five candidates. The second edition of Santi Romano’s book, The Legal Order, now appearing in its first English translation (), is a pioneer text of legal pluralism.

European private law has hitherto tended to be conceptualised firmly around ideas of unity and harmony. Yet the discourse within other areas of European law, notably constitutional law scholarship, visibly adopts pluralist perspectives.

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12/7/ PM Michigan Journal of International Law [Vol. consisting “mostly of erratic blocks and elements as well as different partial systems.”3 For Professor Pauwelyn, international law is “a universe of inter-connected islands.”4 These two statements describing some degree of fragmentation contrast with Professor Rao’s observation.

Abstract. Legal pluralism means, generally speaking, that several autonomous legal systems exist besides each other although they cover the same territory or the same groups of persons or both. 1 As such the phenomenon is not a particularly new one.

What is new is that - for one or other reason - state constitutions or laws on the sub-constitutional level have established or accepted that. This book comprehensively surveys today's complicated legal landscape and proposes a multidisciplinary approach that seeks to grapple with the pluralist reality rather than ignoring it, as both nation-state sovereigntists and international law triumphalists tend to do.

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It fills a gap in the wide literature on legal pluralism, as the first book entirely dedicated to offering an insight into legal pluralism from the vantage point of the private law domain. The book addresses critically issues such as what pluralism really means in private law and what conceptions of pluralism it embodies, including discussion.

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4. As such, this new international law scholarship owes a debt not only to (book review). See, e.g. Students in public schools in Egypt thus receive inconsistent messages regarding what it means to be a contributing member of Egyptian society.

Large sections of social studies textbooks subscribe to the principles of pluralism, national unity, acceptance of other beliefs and cultures, and equality of Muslims and non-Muslims.