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Russia and Regional Trade Integration in a Historical Perspective: A Response to William E. Butler
This essay responds to Professor William E. Butler’s lecture titled 'Russia and the WTO System: Law, Regionalism, Politics' delivered at the University of Memphis, School of Law on September 27,Expand
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The Ukraine Crisis, Cold War II, and International Law
The Ukraine crisis has, yet again, called into question the coherence and stability of international law both as a language for mediating particular types of international disputes—such as conflictsExpand
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Capitalism, Communism and Colonialism? Revisiting "Transitology" as the Ideology of Informal Empire
In the context of international law, “transitology" is often used to describe the literature surrounding the former Soviet Union (fSU) and the subsequent reform attempts by Western andExpand
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Analyzing the Polluter Pays Principle Through Law and Economics
This essay is divided into several parts. Part II outlines the basic concept of the polluter pays principle and its economic rationale. Part II then critiques the important conceptual and practicalExpand
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Russian International Law and Indeterminacy: Cold War and Post-Soviet Dynamics
In this chapter, I want to explore a paradox in the development of international legal theory at the height of the Cold War in the USSR and in its aftermath. Specifically, I want to analyze how — atExpand
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International Law beyond the Nation State? from People Power to ISIL/Daesh
This panel was convened at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, April 1, 2016, by its moderator, Scott Lyons of the United States Agency for International Development, who introduced the panelists: Anicee VanExpand
Decolonization as a Cold War Imperative: Bandung and the Soviets
Legal and social historians typically think of the 1955 Bandung conference as the point of origin of the non-aligned movement in that the conference explicitly positioned itself between the SovietExpand
Cold War Protagonists
This essay honors William E. Butler’s contributions to the study of Soviet/post-Soviet law and governance in the broader political context of the Cold War. Consistent with the spirit of theExpand