The Politics of Progress in International Law: Remarks Delivered at the American Society of International Law 2008 Meeting on the Occasion of the Publication of Progress in International Law.
102 Am. Soc’y Int’l L. Proc. 457
3 Pages Posted: 15 May 2018
Date Written: May 3, 2018
These remarks delivered at the 2008 ASIL meeting, critique the notion of progress as it is deployed in discussion of international law. Drawing on human rights and environmental law, this brief essay describes the disconnect between progress in enacting international law and progress in achieving the normative human rights goals identified in that law.
Keywords: international law, progress, sustainability, human rights, environment, climate change
JEL Classification: K32, K33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation