Malcolm Langford

University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law

Professor

P.O. Box 6706 St. Olavs plass

N-0130 Oslo

Norway

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Justiciability of Social and Economic Rights: An Updated Appraisal

CHRGJ Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2010
Aoife Nolan, Bruce Porter and Malcolm Langford
University of Nottingham - School of Law, Social Rights Advocacy Centre and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Economic and Social Rights, Human Rights, Justiciability, Judicial Review, Progressive Realisation, Retrogressive measures, Minimum Core

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The Revolving Door in International Investment Arbitration

Journal of International Economic Law, 2017, 0, 1-28 (open access)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Malcolm Langford, Daniel Behn and Runar Lie
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law, PluriCourts, University of Oslo and Pluricourts
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investment arbitration, social network analysis, international investment law, arbitrator, legal counsel, double-hatting, legitimacy, ICSID

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Lost in Transformation? The Politics of the Sustainable Development Goals

Ethics and International Affairs, Vol. 30, No. 2 (2016), pp. 167-176., PluriCourts Research Paper No. 16-03
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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International Development, SDGs, politics, human rights, international relations, indicators

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Managing Backlash: The Evolving Investment Treaty Arbitrator?

European Journal of International Law, Forthcoming , PluriCourts Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2016
Malcolm Langford and Daniel Behn
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and PluriCourts, University of Oslo
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Poor States or Poor Governance? Explaining Outcomes in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business (2017, Forthcoming), PluriCourts Research Paper No. 17‐05
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Daniel Behn, Tarald Laudal Berge and Malcolm Langford
PluriCourts, University of Oslo, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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investment arbitration; international investment law; legitimacy; developing states; quality of governance

6.

Why Judicial Review?

Oslo Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 36-85, 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jul 2015
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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The Nordic Human Rights Paradox: Moving Beyond Exceptionalism

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-25
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2015
Malcolm Langford and Johan Karlsson Schaffer
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and Göteborg University - School of Global Studies
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human rights, Nordic states, foreign policy, exceptionalism, constitutionalism

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Domestic Adjudication and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Socio-Legal Review

Sur International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 6, No. 11, December 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Nov 2010
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Social rights, Justiciability, Impact, Litigation strategy

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The Art of the Impossible: Measurement Choices and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2013
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Backlash and State Strategies in International Investment Law

PluriCourts Research Paper No. 15-12, T. Gammeltoft-Hansen and T. Aalberts (eds.), The Changing Practices of International Law: Sovereignty, Law and Politics in a Globalising World, Cambridge University Press, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Malcolm Langford, Daniel Behn and Ole Kristian Fauchald
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law, PluriCourts, University of Oslo and Fridtjof Nansen Institute
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Legitimacy, Investment Treaty Arbitration, International Investment Regime

11.

The New Apologists: The International Court of Justice and Human Rights

Retfærd, vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 49-78
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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International Court of Justice, Human Rights, International Law, Realism, Institutionalism, Judicial Independence, Adjudicative Responsiveness, Effectiveness

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The Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Commentary

Pretoria University Law Press, 2016
Number of pages: 403 Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2016
Malcolm Langford, Bruce Porter, Rebecca Brown and Julieta Ross
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law, Social Rights Advocacy Centre, International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) and National University of Lanús
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13.

Rights, Development and Critical Modernity

Development and Change (2015), 46(4), 777-802.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Revisiting Joslin v. New Zealand: Same-Sex Marriage in Polarised Times

E. Brems and E. Desmet, Integrated Human Rights in Practice: Rewriting Human Rights Decisions (Edward Elgar, 2017)., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Art or Science? Synthesising Lessons from Public Interest Litigation and the Dangers of Legal Determinism

South African Journal on Human Rights Vol. 27, pp. 39-64, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Malcolm Langford and Jackie Dugard
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Turn to Metrics

Nordic Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 30, No. 3 (2012), pp. 222-238, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-22
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2013
Malcolm Langford and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and The New School
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Interdisciplinarity and Multimethod Research

Forthcoming in B.A. Andreassen, H.O. Sano and S. McIernet-Lankford, Human Rights Research Methods, (Edward Elgar, 2017), Ch. 8 , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016-30
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Interdisciplinarity; Methods; Human Rights

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Constitutional Rights and Social Exclusion in Nepal

International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, Vol. 18, pp. 387–411, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Malcolm Langford and Ananda Bhattarai
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Nepal, constitution, socio-economic rights, equality, justiciability

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Bursting Policy Bubbles: The International Investment Treaty Regime

PluriCourts Research Paper No. 15-15
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Daniel Behn, Ole Kristian Fauchald and Malcolm Langford
PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Fridtjof Nansen Institute and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Policy Bubbles, International Investment Agreements, Investment Treaty Arbitration

20.

International Courts and Public Opinion

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Cosmopolitan Competition: The Case of International Investment

Cecilia Bailliet and Katja Aas, Cosmopolitan and its Discontents (London: Routledge, 2011), pp. 178-204
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Compliance with the Convention Against Torture: Testing Nordic Exceptionalism

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
University of Oslo - Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and Göteborg University - School of Global Studies
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Convention against Torture, Concluding Observations, Nordic states, exceptionalism, definition of torture in national law, detention

23.

A Distorted Metric: The MDGs and State Capacity

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-10
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2013
Edward Anderson and Malcolm Langford
University of East Anglia - School of International Development and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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The Ethics and Empirics of Double Hatting

ESIL Reflection Vol. 6 No. 7
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Malcolm Langford, Daniel Behn and Runar Lie
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law, PluriCourts, University of Oslo and Pluricourts
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Another Rip in the Arbitration Veil? Transparency in the Wake of Forresti and Giovanna

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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Norwegian Lawyers and Political Mobilization: 1623-2015

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jun 2016
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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The Toonen Decision: Domestic and International Impact

Forthcoming in International Lawfare & Sexual and Reproductive Rights (edited by Siri Gloppen and Malcolm Langford)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Nov 2017
Malcolm Langford and Cosette D. Creamer
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Political Science
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The View from Elsewhere: Scandinavian Penal Practices and International Critique

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo - Department of Public and International Law, Göteborg University - School of Global Studies and University of Oslo - Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
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Detention, Concluding Observations, United Nations Treaty Bodies, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Committee Against Torture, European Committee for the Prevention of Torture, Monitoring

29.

A Poverty of Rights: Six Ways to Fix the MDGs

IDS Bulletin, Vol 41, No. 1 (2010), 83-91
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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The Commitment Curve: Global Regulation of Business and Human Rights

Journal of Business and Human Rights, Vol. 3. No. 2, pp. 157-185, 2018, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2018-27
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Tori Kirkebø and Malcolm Langford
Pluricourts and University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law
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31.

Critiques of Human Rights

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 14, pp. 69-89, 2018
Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law

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A Sort of Homecoming: Extraterritorial Obligations and the Right to Housing

UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND EXTRATERRITORIAL OBLIGATIONS, Mark Gibney, Sigrun Skogly, eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009, pp. 166-193
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Malcolm Langford
University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law

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