Anthea Roberts

School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200

Australia

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Ideas:
“  I'm currently working on: - How to “Think Global” with respect to scale/unit, frame/tone and hierarchy/insularity - Creativity, innovation and diffusion across a number of areas, including the investment treaty system - Breaking barriers along national/international, disciplinary and academic/non-academic divides - The reform of investor-state arbitration and the UNCITRAL reform process - Global governance in a world of changing geopolitical power  ”

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Traditional and Modern Approaches to Customary International Law: A Reconciliation

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 95, p. 757, 2001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
Downloads 2,705 (3,948)
Citation 8

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Custom, International law, Customary international law, traditional, modern, descriptive, normative, state practice, opinio juris, Dworkin, Kirgis, Tasioulas, Rawls, Fit, Substance, Sliding scale, Reflective equilibrium

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Legality vs. Legitimacy: Can Uses of Force be Illegal but Justified?

HUMAN RIGHTS, INTERVENTION, AND THE USE OF FORCE, P. Alston, E. Macdonald, eds., Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2010
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
Downloads 2,136 (5,862)
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Kosovo, NATO, legality, legitimacy, illegal but justified, illegal but legitimate, use of force, intervention, Franck, Simma, mitigation, excuse, justification, Security Council, veto, spectrum

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Clash of Paradigms: Actors and Analogies Shaping the Investment Treaty System

107 American Journal of International Law 45 (2013)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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investment treaty arbitration, investment treaties, investment treaty system, public international law, international commercial arbitration, public law, trade law, human rights, international public law, paradigms, analogies, deference, countermeasures

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Power and Persuasion in Investment Treaty Interpretation: The Dual Role of States

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 104, p. 179, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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investment, investment treaties, interpretation, interpretive balance, balance of power, subsequent agreements, subsequent practice, VCLT, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Free Trade Commission, FTC, delegation, dialogue, agency, trustee, human rights, duality, dual roles, exit, voice

5.

The Emerging Recognition of Universal Civil Jurisdiction

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 100, p. 142, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Donald Francis Donovan and Anthea Roberts
Independent and School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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jurisdiction, universal jurisdiction, universal civil jurisdiction, universal criminal jurisdiction, universal tort jurisdiction, Alien Tort Statute, Alien Tort Claims Act, Sosa, Ferrini, Bouzari, Jones, exhaustion of local remedies, complementarity, subsidiarity, human rights, jus cogens

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State-to-State Investment Treaty Arbitration: A Hybrid Theory of Interdependent Rights and Shared Interpretive Authority

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 55, page 1, 2014
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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state-to-state arbitration, investor-state arbitration, Peru v Chile, Ecuador v United States, Italy v Cuba, diplomatic protection, interpretive disputes, declaratory relief, Article 27, ICSID, class actions

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Incremental, Systemic, and Paradigmatic Reform of Investor-State Arbitration

112 American Journal of International Law (2018)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2018
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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Investment Treaties, Investment, Investor-State Arbitration, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, ISDS, Uncitral, Incremental, Systemic, Paradigmatic, Reform, UNCITRAL, Multilateral Investment Court, Appellate Mechanism, Domestic Courts, State-to-State Arbitration

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Is International Law International? Preface and Chapter 1: The Divisible College of International Lawyers

Is International Law International? Oxford University Press (2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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difference, dominance, disruption, actors, materials, understandings, approaches, geopolitics, Western, non-Western, United States, US, United Kingdom, UK, France, French, Russia, Russian, China, Chinese, comparative international law

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The Next Battleground: Standards of Review in Investment Treaty Arbitration

16 International Council for Commercial Arbitration Congress Series 170 (2011)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Dec 2012
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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investment treaties, investment treaty arbitration, arbitration, standards of review, deference, margin of appreciation

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Lawmaking by Nonstate Actors: Engaging Armed Groups in the Creation of International Humanitarian Law

37 Yale Journal of International Law 107 (2011)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Anthea Roberts and Sandesh Sivakumaran
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet) and University of Nottingham
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Public international law, international law, creation, sources, armed groups, non-state actors, statist, treaties, custom, unilateral declarations, hybrid sources

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Is International Law International? Chapter 3: Comparing International Law Academics

Is International Law International?, Oxford University Press (2017)
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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nationalizing, denationalizing, westernizing, transnational flows, asymmetry, education, practice, publication, core, periphery, United States, US, United Kingdom, UK, France, French, Russia, Russian, China, Chinese, foreign relations law

12.

Subsequent Agreements and Practice: The Battle Over Interpretive Power

Treaties and Subsequent Practice, Georg Nolte ed., 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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international law, vienna convention on the law of treaties, VCLT, subsequent agreement and practice, subsequent agreement, subsequent practice, international courts, international tribunals, interpretive authority

13.

Who Killed Article 38(1)(b)? A Reply to Bradley and Gulati

21 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 173 (2010)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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Custom, Customary International Law, International Custom, Bradley, Gulati, Withdraw, Withdrawing, Exit, Voice, Analogy, Treaties, Contract, Social Contract, Jus Cogens, Persistent Objector, Exit, Voice, Legalization

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Triangular Treaties: The Extent and Limits of Investment Treaty Rights

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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investment treaties, arbitration, investors, states, treaty parties, third party beneficiaries, public international law, public law, settling claims, joint termination, countermeasures

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Judicial Review of Investment Treaty Awards: BG Group v. Argentina

The American Journal of International Law, Vol.108, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Anthea Roberts and Christina Trahanas
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet) and Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
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Investment Treaties, National Courts, Judicial Review, BG Group, Argentina, US Supreme Court, Deferential Review, De Novo Review, Jurisdiction, Excess of Jurisdiction, ICSID, NY Convention

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Crimea and the South China Sea: Connections and Disconnects Among Chinese, Russian and Western International Lawyers

in Comparative International Law (Roberts et al, ed., 2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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China, Russia, Western, Crimea, South China Sea, international lawyers, divides, silos, disconnects, connections, education, publishing, Is International Law International?, comparative international law, invisible college, divisible college

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Conceptualizing Comparative International Law

COMPARATIVE INTERNATIONAL LAW, Anthea Roberts, Paul B. Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier & Mila Versteeg, eds., Oxford University Press, 2018, ISBN: 9780190697570
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet), University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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International law, comparative law, comparative method

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Comparative International Law? The Role of National Courts in Creating and Enforcing International Law

International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 57, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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International Law, Comparative Law, Comparative International Law, Domestic Courts, National Courts, Creation, Enforcement, Dual Roles, Duality, Sources, State Practice, Subsidiary Means, Jones, Ferrini, Pinochet, Abbott, Olympic Airways, Scalia, Treaty Interpretation, Custom

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Righting Wrongs or Wronging Rights? The United States and Human Rights Post-September 11

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 721-749, 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Anthea Roberts
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet)
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The Theory and Reality of the Sources of International Law

The Theory and Reality of the Sources of International Law (in Malcolm Evans, ed., International Law, 5th ed. 2018)
Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2018
Anthea Roberts and Sandesh Sivakumaran
School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet) and University of Nottingham

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international law, sources, treaties, custom, customary international law, CIL, general principles, traditional, modern, theory, reality, states, state-empowered entities, non-state actors