Timothy Meyer

Vanderbilt University Law School

Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

International Soft Law

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2011, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1353444
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2012
Andrew T. Guzman and Timothy Meyer
USC Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

international law, soft law, international common law, reputation

2.

Customary International Law in the 21st Century

PROGRESS IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION, Rebecca Bratspies and Russell Miller, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 984581
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2007
Timothy Meyer and Andrew T. Guzman
Vanderbilt University Law School and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,588 (7,029)
Citation 1

Abstract:

customary international law, international law, custom, reputation, compliance

3.

Soft Law as Delegation

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2009
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 628 (24,685)
Citation 2

Abstract:

international law, soft law, design of international agreements, compliance, nonproliferation

4.

Codifying Custom

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, 2012, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2012
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 408 (48,139)

Abstract:

international law, customary international law, international relations, treaties, codification, international investment law, international agreements

5.

International Common Law: The Soft Law of International Tribunals

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1267446
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2012
Andrew T. Guzman and Timothy Meyer
USC Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 401 (43,323)
Citation 1

Abstract:

soft law, international law, international common law, international tribunals, tribunals, international courts

6.

The Architecture of International Energy Governance

106 Am. Soc. Int'l L. Proc. (2013, Forthcoming), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 272 (71,289)

Abstract:

energy, climate change, international trade, international institutions, issue linkage, UNFCCC, WTO, IEA, OPEC, Kyoto Protocol, international law, pollution, fragmentation

7.

Energy Subsidies and the World Trade Organization

17 (22) ASIL Insights (2013), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 246 (59,394)

Abstract:

climate change, subsidies, renewable energy, world trade organization, environmental law

8.

Soft Law

Economic Analysis of International Law (E. Kontorovich & F. Parisi, eds.) (Elgar Publishing, 2016)., UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-17, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2437956
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Andrew T. Guzman and Timothy Meyer
USC Gould School of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 209 (83,729)

Abstract:

international law, non-binding, binding, international organizations

9.

Global Public Goods, Governance Risk, and International Energy

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 22, p. 319, 2012, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 151 (141,031)
Citation 1

Abstract:

climate change, energy, renewable energy, scientific uncertainty, UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol, OPEC, energy policy, international energy, technology transfer, fragmentation, international regimes, international institutions, issue linkages, international law, public goods

10.

Book Review, International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice by Ian Hurd

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 106, No. 2, pp. 415-418, 2012, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-08
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 129 (115,744)

Abstract:

international law, international relations, international institutions, international organizations, World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, United Nations, International Labour Organization, International Court of Justice, International Criminal Court, compliance

11.

Book Review, Economic Foundations of International Law, by Eric A. Posner and Alan O. Sykes

108 American Journal of International Law (2014 Forthcoming), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 124 (150,184)

Abstract:

international law, international legal theory, law and economics, international organizations, international institutions, compliance, rational design

12.

From Contract to Legislation: The Logic of Modern International Lawmaking

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 14(2), pp. 559-623 (2014), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-02
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2014
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 119 (124,689)

Abstract:

international law, international organizations, international institutions, compliance, United Nations, legislatures, lawmaking, World Trade Organization, consent, International Criminal Court, treaties, global governance, climate change, holdup power, exclusion clauses

13.

Epistemic Institutions and Epistemic Cooperation in International Environmental Governance

Transnational Environmental Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-06
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Feb 2013
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 98 (177,913)

Abstract:

international law, scientific uncertainty, environmental law, international institutions, scientific research, fragmentation, epistemic institution, epistemic cooperation, epistemic communities, information, transnational environmental problems, transaction costs, renewable energy

14.

Power, Exit Costs, and Renegotiation in International Law

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2011
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 97 (185,701)
Citation 2

Abstract:

international law, international agreements, treaties, exit, soft law, compliance, international environmental law, nonproliferation

15.

The Evolution of Codification: A Principal-Agent Theory of the International Law Commission’s Influence

Custom's Future: International Law in a Changing World (Curtis Bradley ed., 2015 Forthcoming). , UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-8, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Laurence R. Helfer and Timothy Meyer
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 95 (154,228)

Abstract:

customary international law, treaties, codification, International Law Commission, international organizations

16.

Towards a Communicative Theory of International Law

13 Melbourne Journal of International Law 921 (2012), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 93 (209,814)

Abstract:

international law, international relations, international institutions, compliance, codification, formalism, soft law

17.

How Compliance Understates Effectiveness

108 Am. Soc. Int’l L. Proc. (2014 Forthcoming), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-22,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Aug 2014
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 63 (223,042)

Abstract:

international law, compliance, lawmaking, tribunals

18.

Institutions and Expertise: The Role of Science in Climate Change Lawmaking

Oxford Handbook on International Climate Change Law (Cinnamon Carlarne, Kevin R. Gray & Richard Tarasofsky, eds., 2014)., UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 62 (183,431)

Abstract:

climate change, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, theory of the firm, international institutions, international organizations, Climate-gate, epistemic institutions, international law

19.

Shifting Sands: Power, Uncertainty and the Form of International Legal Cooperation

27 European Journal of International Law (2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2015
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
Downloads 29 (267,964)

Abstract:

international relations; international cooperation; treaties; international organizations; climate change; power; fragmentation; renegotiation

20.

Federalism and Accountability: State Attorneys General, Regulatory Litigation, and the New Federalism

California Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 885, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Federalism, Constitutional Law, Democratic Accountability, Federal Regulation, State Regulation, State Attorney Generals, Regulation, Administrative Law

21.

Saving the Political Consensus in Favor of Free Trade

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 70, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-50, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2017
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Abstract:

Trade Agreements, Inequality, Trans Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, World Trade Organization, Trade Adjustment Assistance

22.

Local Liability in International Economic Law

95 North Carolina Law Review 261 (2017), Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Fifth Biennial Global Conference, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-33, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 27 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2017
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Abstract:

international trade, Trans Pacific Partnership, investment law, investment arbitration, investor-state dispute settlement, treaties, international economic law, WTO

23.

Explaining Energy Disputes at the World Trade Organization

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-28, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 May 2016 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2016
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Abstract:

World Trade Organization, renewable energy, fossil fuels, subsidies, climate change, dispute resolution

24.

Instrumentalism

J. d’Aspremont and S. Singh (eds), Fundamental Concepts for International Law: The Construction of a Discipline, Elgar, 2016, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-11,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Abstract:

instrumentalism, rational choice, international relations, international law, behavioralism

25.

The World Trade Organization's Role in Global Energy Governance

Palgrave Handbook on the International Political Economy of Energy (Thijs Van de Graaf, Benjamin K. Sovacool, Florian Kern, Arunabha Ghosh & Michael T. Klare, eds., 2016), Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-5
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Abstract:

energy, World Trade Organization, WTO, fossil fuels, renewable energy, global governance

26.

How Local Discrimination Can Promote Global Public Goods

95 Boston University Law Review 1939 (2015), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-27, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-25
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 16 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Timothy Meyer
Vanderbilt University Law School
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Abstract:

World Trade Organization, WTO, trade agreements, energy, renewable energy, subsidies, climate change