Legislation and Adjudication in the UN Security Council: Bringing Down the Deliberative Deficit

  title={Legislation and Adjudication in the UN Security Council: Bringing Down the Deliberative Deficit},
  author={I. Johnstone},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={275 - 308}
  • I. Johnstone
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • American Journal of International Law
Critiques of decision making in international organizations are often framed in terms of the democratic deficit. Leveled against the United Nations Security Council, the charge has become more pointed in light of recent quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial acts—most notably the adoption of Resolutions 1373 and 1540 on the financing of terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction, respectively, and the Resolution 1267 sanctions regime, which targets individuals suspected of… Expand
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