More than What Courts Do: Jurisprudence, Decision, and Dignity - In Brief Encounters and Global Affairs

9 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2009

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Robert D. Sloane

Boston University - School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Sloane, Robert D., More than What Courts Do: Jurisprudence, Decision, and Dignity - In Brief Encounters and Global Affairs (2009). Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, pp. 517-524, 2009; Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-39. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1460810

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