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

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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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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: 01 May 2021
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, commercial arbitration, contractual interpretation

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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 Last Revised: 27 May 2021
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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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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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 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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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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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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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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International Arbitration as Comparative Law in Action

Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2020, No. 2, 2020
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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international arbitration, comparative law, socio-legal studies

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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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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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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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Diversity in Four Dimensions: Conceptualizing Diversity in International Arbitration

from Giorgio Colombo, Joshua Karton, Filip Balcerzak, and Shahla Ali, eds, Sustainable Diversity in International Arbitration (Edward Elgar 2022), Queen's University Legal Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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International arbitration, diversity, equity, legitimacy, groupthink

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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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The (Astonishingly) Rapid Turn to Remote Hearings in Commercial Arbitration

(2021) 46:2 Queen's Law Journal 399
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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arbitration, international arbitration, pandemic, COVID, remote hearings, virtual hearings

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Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Agreements in Canadian Law and Practice: Interpreting, Enforcing, Escaping

3:1 Canadian Journal of Commercial Arbitration __ (2022)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Sep 2022
Joshua Karton
Queen's University Faculty of Law
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dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation, multi-tier, step, escalation, Canadian law

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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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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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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

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Chapter 1: Introduction: Reaching Sustainable Diversity in International Arbitration

In Diversity in International Arbitration. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2022, ISBN: 9781803920030 https://doi.org/10.4337/9781803920047.00007, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2023/12, Queen's University Legal Research Paper
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Feb 2023
Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, Adam Mickiewicz University and Queen's University Faculty of Law
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International Arbitration, Diversity in Arbitration, International Dispute Resolution, Sustainable Legal Practices, Gender Equality in the Legal Profession, Sustainable Arbitration

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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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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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Arbitration Appeals on Questions of Law in Canada: Stop Extricating the Inextricable!

(2023) 3:2 Canadian Journal of Commercial Arbitration __
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Feb 2023
Queen's University Faculty of Law, Independent, Independent and Lerners LLP
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arbitration, appeals, questions of law, extricable errors of 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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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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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