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/Kleinlein

Goethe University Frankfurt - Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders

Associate Member

Frankfurt am Main

Germany

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 (13)

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

Forthcoming in the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I.CON), 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Thomas Kleinlein and Bilyana Petkova
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and Maastricht University, Department of International and European Law
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federalism, rights, backlash, European Union, United States

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

Forthcoming, Anna-Bettina Kaiser, Niels Petersen & Johannes Saurer (eds.), US Constitutional Law in the Obama Era: A Transatlantic Perspective (Routledge, 2018)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Sep 2017
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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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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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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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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Managing the German Debt

Forthcoming in Emanuel Castellarin & Andrea Hamann (eds), Le traité de Versailles : Regards franco-allemands 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 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Thomas Kleinlein
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
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Versailles Treaty, reparations, Dawes Plan, Young Plan

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Christian Wolff: System As an Episode?

Forthcoming in: Stefan Kadelbach, Thomas Kleinlein and David Roth-Isigkeit (eds), System and Order in International Law, OUP 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2017
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

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

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