National Courts, Domestic Democracy, and the Evolution of International Law: A Reply to Eyal Benvinisti and George Downs
European Journal of International Law, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1005–1011, 2009
7 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Date Written: 2009
This reply to Benvinisti/Downs' article argues that instead of thinking of a grand overarching theory on the interjudicial cooperation between international courts and domestic courts, it is more appropriate to develop a regime-based analytical framework. Only in this way, is it possible to take the specific characteristics and configurations into account.
Keywords: interjudicial dialogue, international courts, domestic courts, international law, democracy
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