More than What Courts Do: Jurisprudence, Decision, and Dignity - In Brief Encounters and Global Affairs
9 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2009
Date Written: 2009
This brief essay is the edited transcript of the author’s opening remarks for a panel on jurisprudence in international law at the conference entitled Realistic Idealism in International Law, held at Yale Law School on April 24, 2009, in honor of W. Michael Reisman. It canvasses some of the animating factors and features of the New Haven School of jurisprudence with which Reisman is identified, and it seeks to explain and clarify some of his signature contributions to the School’s methodology.
Keywords: W. Michael Reisman, jurisprudence, New Haven School, Myres S. McDougal
JEL Classification: K33
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