Bryan Mercurio

Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

Professor of Law

6/F Western Teaching Complex

Shatin, New Territories

Hong Kong

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1.

Trips-Plus Provisions in Ftas: Recent Trends

REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS AND THE WTO LEGAL SYSTEM, Lorand Bartels, Federico Ortino, eds., pp. 215-237, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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international trade, intellectual property, TRIPS, TRIPS-Plus, free trade agreements, patents, developing countries

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Trips, Patents and Access to Life-Saving Drugs in the Developing World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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TRIPS, intellectual property, WTO, patents, developing countries, compulsory license

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Is China a 'Currency Manipulator'?: The Legitimacy of China’s Exchange Regime Under the Current International Legal Framework

The International Lawyer, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 1257-1300, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Nov 2009
Bryan Mercurio and Celine Sze Ning Leung
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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international trade, currency manipulation, China, WTO, IMF, GATT, subsidies

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Reflections on the World Trade Organization and the Prospects for Its Future

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Nov 2009
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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international trade, global governance, financial crisis, decision-making, consensus

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Resolving the Public Health Crisis in the Developing World: Problems and Barriers of Access to Essential Medicines

(2007) 5 Northwestern University Journal of International Human Rights 1, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-23
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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public health, patent, TRIPS, medicine, developing world

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The Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property in China since Accession to the WTO: Progress and Retreat

China Perspectives, 2012/1, pp 23-28
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Sep 2012
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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China, intellectual property, enforcement, WTO, Central government, provincial power

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The Untapped Potential of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Involving Intellectual Property Rights and Expropriation in Free Trade Agreements

Chinese University, CFRED Working Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, international investment agreements, free trade agreements, bilateral investment treaties, TRIPS Agreement

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Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Intellectual Property Rights in International Investment Agreements

(2012) 15(3) Journal of International Economic Law 871-915
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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international investment law, international trade law, bilateral investment treaties, TRIPS Agreement, WTO Law, tobacco, plain packaging

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WTO Waiver from Intellectual Property Protection for COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments: A Critical Review

Virginia Journal of International Law Online (Forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, TRIPS, international trade, WTO, development, waiver, COVID-19, access to medicines

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Growth and Development: Economic and Legal Conditions

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 437-476, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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international trade law, investment, liberalization, growth, development, regulatory framework

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Democracy in Decline: Can Internet Voting Save the Electoral Process?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Internet voting, e-voting, democracy, discrimination, electoral law

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Intellectual Property

BILATERAL AND REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS: COMMENTARY AND ANALYSIS, pp. 308-341, Simon Lester, Bryan Mercurio, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Michael Handler and Bryan Mercurio
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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international intellectual property, trade agreements, TRIPS-Plus provisions

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Reconceptualising the Debate on Intellectual Property Rights and Economic Development

The Law and Development Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 65-107, 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Oct 2010
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, TRIPS, international trade, WTO, development, economic impact

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Treaty Interpretation in WTO Dispute Settlement: The Outstanding Question of the Legality of Local Working Requirements

Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 275-326, 2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Bryan Mercurio and Mitali Tyagi
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Independent
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WTO, TRIPS Agreement, patents, working requirements, treaty interpretation

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The Impact of the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement on the Provision of Health Services in Australia

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 May 2005
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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free trade agreement, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, drugs, socialized medicine

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Should Australia Continue Negotiating Bilateral Free Trade Agreements?: A Practical Analysis

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3, p. 667, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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International trade, free trade agreement, preferential trade agreement, WTO, bilateral, regional, multilateral, Australia

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A Call for an Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Labor: Why and How the WTO Should Play a Role in Upholding Core Labor Standards

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, Vol. 37, pp. 665-724, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 May 2012
Renee L. Chartres and Bryan Mercurio
Australian Human Rights Centre and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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World Trade Organization, labour, like product, Article XX, core labour standards, International Labour Organisation

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ASEAN Law in the New Regional Economic Order: An Introductory Roadmap to the ASEAN Economic Community

in ASEAN Law in the New Regional Economic Order: Global Trends and Shifting Paradigms, Cambridge University Press (Pasha L. Hsieh & Bryan Mercurio eds., 2019)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2019
Pasha L. Hsieh and Bryan Mercurio
Singapore Management University - School of Law and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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ASEAN, China, CPTPP, RCEP, mega-regionals

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The WTO and Its Institutional Impediments

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2007-46, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, pp. 198-232, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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World Trade Organization, multilateral trade, trade negotiations, Doha Round

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Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements in Asia: A Sceptic's View

EAST ASIAN ECONOMIC INTEGRATION: LAW, TRADE AND FINANCE, Ross Buckley, Richard Hu and Douglas Arner, eds., Edward Elgar, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Asia, free trade agreements, Article XXIV of the GATT, services, government procurement, intellectual property

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‘Seizing’ Pharmaceuticals in Transit: Analysing the WTO Dispute that Wasn’t

(2012) 61(2) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 389-426
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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WTO, intellectual property, TRIPS, GATT, generic pharmaceuticals, access to medicines

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China’s Evolving Role in WTO Dispute Settlement: Acceptance, Consolidation and Activation

(2012) 3 European Yearbook of International Economic Law 89-123
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Bryan Mercurio and Mitali Tyagi
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Dispute Settlement, WTO, China

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Foreign Direct Investment in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Why Singapore and Not Hong Kong

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, FirstView Article/November 2015, pp 1-23
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2016
Bryan Mercurio and Daria Kim
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Pharmaceutical FDI, regualtion, comparative policy and law analysis

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Beyond the Text: The Significance of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 361-390, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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ACTA, international intellectual property, enforcement, TRIPS, FTAs, TPP

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Expanding Democracy: Why Australia Should Negotiate for Open and Transparent Dispute Settlement in its Ftas

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 6, p. 485, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Bryan Mercurio and Rebecca Faith LaForgia
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of Adelaide - School of Law
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international trade, free trade agreements, dispute settlement, transparency, participation

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A Precautionary Approach to Decision Making: The Evolving Jurisprudence on Article 5.7 of the SPS Agreement

Trade, Law and Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 195-223, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jul 2011
Bryan Mercurio and Dianna Shao
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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WTO, Precautionary Approach, Precautionary Principle, SPS Agreement, Regulatory Authority

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Transitioning to Intellectual Property: How Can the WTO Integrate Least-Developed Countries into TRIPS?

NCCR Working Paper 2012/37
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Arno Hold and Bryan Mercurio
University of Bern - World Trade Institute, NCCR Trade Regulation and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, TRIPS implementation, LDC technical and financial assistance, transition period

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Health in the Developing World: The Case for a New Funding and Support Agency

Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 4, pp. 27-64, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Apr 2009
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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international health law, public health, developing countries, access to medicines, health care, WHO, international economic law

Patently Lacking: A Call for Systemic Review of Pharmaceutical Law and Policy — A Case Study of Hong Kong

Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 63-122, March 2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 May 2014
Bryan Mercurio and Daria Kim
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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pharmaceutical patents, pharmaceutical patent policy, comparative intellectual property law

Patently Lacking: A Call for Systemic Review of Pharmaceutical Law and Policy — A Case Study of Hong Kong

Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 63-123, March 2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
Bryan Mercurio and Daria Kim
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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pharmaceutical patents, pharmaceutical patent policy, comparative intellectual property law

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TRIPS, Patents and Innovation: A Necessary Reappraisal

E15 Expert Group on Trade and Innovation: Think Piece, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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patents, innovation, TRIPS Agreement

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Trade Liberalisation in Asia: Why Intra-Asian Free Trade Agreements are Not Utilised by the Business Community

Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 109-136, March 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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intra-Asian regional trade, free trade agreements, RTAs, regional integration, utilization rates, Asian Economic Community

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After the Second Extension of the Transition Period for LDCs: How Can the WTO Gradually Integrate the Poorest Countries into TRIPS?

NCCR Trade Regulation Working Paper No. 2013/42
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Arno Hold and Bryan Mercurio
University of Bern - World Trade Institute, NCCR Trade Regulation and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, TRIPS, WTO, LDC, technical assistance, transition period, technology transfer, graduation

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International Investment Agreements and Public Health: Neutralizing a Threat Through Treaty Drafting

92(7) Bulletin of the World Health Organization 520-525, February 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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investment treaties, BITs, tobacco, public health

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Australia's Position on Investor–State Dispute Settlement: Fruit of a Poisonous Tree or a Few Rotten Apples?

Sydney Law Review 40:213
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2018
Kyle D. Dickson-Smith and Bryan Mercurio
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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ISDS, Investor-state, Free Trade Agreement, Investment Court, Australia, Australian Productivity Commission, Trade Policy Statement, AUSFTA, TPP, CETA, TTIP, FDI

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Holes in the Silk: Investor Protection under China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Global Trade and Customs Journal, 2019, Volume 14, Issue 5
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Mar 2021
Dini Sejko and Bryan Mercurio
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law and Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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BRI, BITs, IIAs, China, ISDS, SOEs

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The Legitimacy of Capital Controls during a Retreat from Globalization

International & Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ) (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Bryan Mercurio, Ross P. Buckley and Erin Jiangyuan Fu
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Formerly Tongi Medical University) - School of Law
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public international law, international economic law, capital controls, Chile, Malaysia, China, Iceland

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Regulating Tax Havens: Insights from the WTO Appellate Body Decision in Argentina — Financial Services

35 Banking and Finance Law Review 249-278
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Bryan Mercurio and Antoine Martin
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and Impactified | Business Strategy for Impact
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WTO, financial services, GATS, tax havens, capital controls, prudential measures

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The Trans‐Pacific Partnership: Suddenly a ‘Game Changer’

The World Economy, Vol. 37, Issue 11, pp. 1558-1574, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Why Compensation Cannot Replace Trade Retaliation in the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding

World Trade Review, Vol. 8, No. 2 pp. 315-338, 2009
Posted: 17 Apr 2009
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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WTO, dispute settlement, trade retaliation, compensation, noncompliance

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Discrimination in Electoral Law: Using Technology to Extend the Secret Ballot to Disabled and Illiterate Voters

Alternative Law Journal , Vol. 28, No. 6, p. 272, 2003
Posted: 20 May 2005
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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voting, voting rights, electronic voting, computerized voting, democracy, blind, disabled, illiterate, equal rights

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Abortion in Ireland: An Analysis of the Legal Transformation Resulting from Membership in the European Union

Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Bryan Mercurio
Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

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