Joshua Karton

Queen's University Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

Macdonald Hall

128 Union St.

Kingston, Ontario K7L3N6

Canada

National Taiwan University - College of Law

Visiting Associate Professor

No.1, Sec.4, Roosevelt Road

Taipei, 10617, 10617

Taiwan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Party Autonomy and Choice of Law: Is International Arbitration Leading the Way or Marching to the Beat of its Own Drummer?

University of New Brunswick Law Journal, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2013
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Contract Law in International Commercial Arbitration: The Case of Suspension of Performance

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 58, No. 4, p. 863, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Nov 2009
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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International Commercial Arbitrators' Approaches to Contractual Interpretation

2012 International Business Law Journal / Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Apr 2012
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, international commercial law, contractual interpretation

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The Arbitral Role in Contractual Interpretation

6(1) Journal of International Dispute Settlement (2015 Forthcoming), Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, commercial arbitration, contractual interpretation

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International Arbitration Culture and Global Governance

Walter Mattli and Thomas Dietz, eds, International Arbitration and Global Governance: Contending Theories and Evidence (Oxford University Press, 2014)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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global governance, international arbitration, legal culture, socio-legal, international institutions

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A Conflict of Interests: Seeking a Way Forward on Publication of International Arbitral Awards

28 Arbitration International, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2013
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, confidentiality

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The Structure of International Arbitration Law and the Exercise of Arbitral Authority

Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 229-266, November 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, arbitral role, legal theory, general jurisprudence, HLA Hart, primary and secondary rules, theories of international arbitration

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Recognizing a Contractual Right to Suspend Performance

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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contracts, remedies, commercial, private law theory, self-help

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Can the CISG Advisory Council Affect the Homeward Trend?

Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Vol. 13, p. 71, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Nov 2009
Joshua Karton and Lorraine de Germiny
Queen's University Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Lost in Translation: International Criminal Tribunals and the Legal Implications of Interpreted Testimony

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Nov 2009
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Lessons from International Uniform Law

11(1) Transnational Dispute Management (2014), Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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Has the CISG Advisory Council Come of Age?

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 27, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Nov 2009
Joshua Karton and Lorraine de Germiny
Queen's University Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Global Law: The Spontaneous, Gradual Emergence of a New Legal Order

17(2) Tilburg Law Review, pp. 276-284, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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law, globalization, global law, transnational law

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Contractual Governance and Sectoral Fragmentation of Transnational Commercial Law

in Claire Cutler & Thomas Dietz (eds), The Politics of Private Transnational Governance by Contract 195-214 (Routledge 2017)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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transnational law, transnational legal theory, contract law, comparative law

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Canadian Courts and Uniform Interpretation: An Empirical Reality Check

(2013) 18 Uniform Law Review 1-32
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jun 2013
Joshua Karton and Samantha Wynne
Queen's University Faculty of Law and Queen's University
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uniform law, international law, national courts

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Reducing the Impact of Mistranslated Testimony in International Arbitral Hearings

Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 197-216, November 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2016
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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International Commercial Arbitration, Language and Law, Translation, International Civil Procedure

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Sectoral Fragmentation in Transnational Contract Law

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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transnational law, transnational legal theory, international law, international legal theory, contract law, international arbitration, fragmentation, comparative law, commercial law

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Choice of Law and Interpretive Authority in Investor-State Arbitration

(2017) 3(1) Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law 1-52
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, international investment law, investor-state arbitration, international legal theory, interpretation

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The International Investment Arbitrator's Duty to Apply the Law

(2018) 17(1) The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals 160-177
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Dec 2018
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international law, international economic law, international arbitration, investor-state dispute settlement, international legal theory

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New Wine in Old Bottles: Corrupt Contracts in Canadian Private Law

(with Jenna-Dawn Shervill) in Michael Joachim Bonell & Olaf Meyer (eds), The Civil Law Consequences of Corruption in International Commercial Contracts 37-75 (Springer 2015)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Joshua Karton and Jenna Dawn Shervill
Queen's University Faculty of Law and Queen's University Belfast - School of Law
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corruption, illegality, contract law, tort law, comparative law, Canadian law

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Piecemeal Solutions to Demonstrated Problems of Unfairness: Control of Price Terms in Common Law Canada

in Yesim M. Atamer and Pascal Pichonnaz (eds), Control of Price Related Terms in Standard Form Contracts (Springer, 2019)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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comparative law, consumer protection, contractual unfairness, unconscionability, price control

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Beyond the 'Harmonious Confucian': International Commercial Arbitration and the Impact of Chinese Cultural Values

Joshua Karton, "Beyond the ‘Harmonious Confucian’: International Commercial Arbitration and the Impact of Chinese Cultural Values", in Chang-fa Lo et al (eds), Legal Thoughts between the East and the West in the Multilevel Legal Order: Liber Amicorum in Honor of Professor Herbert Han-pao Ma (2016)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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socio-legal, international arbitration, comparative law, Chinese culture, med-arb