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With Blinders On?: How International Law Casebooks Teach Students in the United States

Roberts, Anthea

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The United States disagrees with many countries, including key allies, on important questions of international law, including the geographical scope of armed conflict, the extraterritorial application of human rights, and the existence and scope of a right to preemptive self-defense. Underlying these particular disagreements is a broader divide between US and non-US approaches to international law. One could identify many features of this divide (such as in approaches to WTO dispute...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorRoberts, Anthea
dc.date.accessioned2021-01-18T00:54:46Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/219632
dc.description.abstractThe United States disagrees with many countries, including key allies, on important questions of international law, including the geographical scope of armed conflict, the extraterritorial application of human rights, and the existence and scope of a right to preemptive self-defense. Underlying these particular disagreements is a broader divide between US and non-US approaches to international law. One could identify many features of this divide (such as in approaches to WTO dispute resolution), but an underlying aspect worth highlighting is the way in which American international lawyers often privilege US views and practice above not only those of other states but also of international institutions, such as international courts and tribunals.
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dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherJust Security
dc.rights© 2017 Just Security
dc.sourceJust Security
dc.source.urihttps://www.justsecurity.org/45825/blinders-on-international-law-casebooks-teach-students-united-states/
dc.titleWith Blinders On?: How International Law Casebooks Teach Students in the United States
dc.typeBlog post
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2017-10-11
local.identifier.absfor180116 - International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
local.identifier.ariespublicationu1026210xPUB306
local.publisher.urlhttps://www.justsecurity.org/45825/blinders-on-international-law-casebooks-teach-students-united-states/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationRoberts, Anthea, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2099-12-31
local.identifier.absseo949999 - Law, Politics and Community Services not elsewhere classified
dc.date.updated2020-11-02T04:19:08Z
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access via publisher website
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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