Thomas Kleinlein

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Professor of Law

Faculty of Law

Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3

Jena, Thuringia 07743

Germany

http://www.rewi.uni-jena.de/en/Kleinlein

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  global constitutionalism; international legal thought; human rights and proceduralization; global public goods; comparative foreign relations law; comparative constitutional law  ”

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Jus Cogens as the ‘Highest Law’? Peremptory Norms and Legal Hierarchies

Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 46 (2015), 173–210
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Hierarchy, Invalidity, Jus cogens, Moral paramountcy, Nonderogability, Norm conflict

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Customary International Law and General Principles: Rethinking Their Relationship

B. D. Lepard (ed.), Reexamining Customary International Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 131-158, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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argumentative self-entrapment, constructivism, customary international law, general principles of law, identity change, sources of international law

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The Procedural Approach in International Human Rights Law and Fundamental Values: Towards a Proceduralization of the Interface of International and Domestic Law?

European Society of International Law (ESIL) 2017 Annual Conference (Naples)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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International human rights, European Court of Human Rights, procedural rationality control, margin of appreciation, consensus, WTO Dispute Settlement

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Matters of Interpretation: How to Conceptualize and Evaluate Change of Norms and Values in the International Legal Order

KFG Working Paper Series, No. 24, Berlin Potsdam Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?”
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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International Legal Thought: Creation of a Tradition and the Potential of Disciplinary Self-Reflection

Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 16 (2016), 811– 827 (preprint)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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international legal thought, method, tradition-building, critical potential, Eurocentrism, in-strumentalism, Cambridge school of intellectual history, Alberico Gentili, Hugo Grotius, Baruch de Spinoza, Christian Wolff

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TTIP and the Challenges of Investor-State-Arbitration: An Exercise in Comparative Foreign Relations Law

Anna-Bettina Kaiser, Niels Petersen & Johannes Saurer (eds.), The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law: The Obama Era and Its Legacy, Nomos/Routledge: 2018, pp. 211–228
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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comparative foreign relations law, comparative foreign trade law, TTIP, CETA, ISDS, arbitration, U.S. Supreme Court, Treaty Clause, Trade Promotion Authority, mixed agreements, rule of law, democracy, autonomy of EU law

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Federalism, Rights, and Backlash in Europe and the United States

International Journal of Constitutional Law (I.CON) 15 (2017) 4, 1066–1079
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Thomas Kleinlein and Bilyana Petkova
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and University of Graz - Faculty of Law
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federalism, rights, backlash, European Union, United States

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Alfred Verdross as a Founding Father of International Constitutionalism?

Goettingen Journal of International Law 4 (2012) 2, 385–416
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Alfred Verdross, international constitutionalism

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The Versailles Peace Treaty Before the Permanent Court of International Justice: Tracing the Legalism of the Paris Settlement

German Yearbook of International Law 62, Forthcoming (https://elibrary.duncker-humblot.com/journals/gyil)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Versailles Peace Treaty, Permanent Court of International Justice, Legalism, Classical International Law, Modern International Law

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Social Rights Protection Through Core International Human Rights Treaties Beyond the ICESCR

C. Binder, F. Piovesan, A. Úbeda de Torres, J.A. Hofbauer (eds.), Research Handbook on International Law and Social Rights, Edward Elgar 2020, pp. 111–125
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 May 2019 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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social rights, core international human rights treaties, CEDAW, CRC, CRMW, CRPD, ICCPR

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Managing the German Debt

Emanuel Castellarin & Andrea Hamann (eds), Le traité de Versailles : Regards ds en droit international à l’occasion du centenaire / The Versailles Treaty: French and German Perspectives in International Law on the Occasion of the Centenary, Paris: Pedone 2020, pp. 253–265
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Versailles Treaty, reparations, Dawes Plan, Young Plan

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Introduction: Bridges Under Construction and Shifting Boundaries

Encounters between Foreign Relations Law and Public International Law - Bridges and Boundaries (H.P. Aust and T. Kleinlein eds.), CUP, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jan 2021
Helmut Aust and Thomas Kleinlein
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Law and Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Foreign Relations Law, Public International Law, Hybridity, Constitutional Values, Domestic Procedures

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Between Myths and Norms: Constructivist Constitutionalism and the Potential of Constitutional Principles in International Law

Nordic Journal of International Law 81 (2012) 2, 79–132
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Mar 2017
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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constitutionalization, international constitutionalism, global values, hierarchy in international law, general principles of international law, constructivism

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Christian Wolff: System As an Episode?

Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein and David Roth-Isigkeit (eds), System and Order in International Law, OUP: 2017, pp. 216–239
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Christian Wolff, Hugo Grotius, Emer de Vattel, civitas maxima, systematic method, international legal thought

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Judicial Law-Making by Judicial Restraint? The Potential of Balancing in International Economic Law

German Law Journal 12 (2011), 1141–1174
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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fragmentation, balancing, proportionality analysis, international judicial institutions, legitimation