Thesis / Dissertation

International adjudicatory functions: a comparative study through the lens of environmental cases

Joshua Paine, Anne Orford (ed.)

Published : 2016

Abstract

This thesis asks how international adjudicators might discharge their functions given the demands of the contemporary international legal order and the limitations of their roles. In order to answer that question, the thesis uses the focus of environmental cases to analyse how adjudicators across four key sites of international adjudication manage the pressing problems of change, dispute resolution, and the standard and method of review, and why their practices differ. Addressing the question posed is important because international adjudication is in need of legal techniques which help meet contemporary demands, including by addressing concerns and potential shortcomings that have arisen wi..

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