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The Judicial Resolution of Conflicts Between Trade and the Environment

  title={The Judicial Resolution of Conflicts Between Trade and the Environment},
  author={John H. Knox},
The 1991 Tuna-Dolphin decision by a GATT arbitral panel implied that a variety of domestic environmental laws and international environmental agreements conflicted with international trade law, and that the conflicts would be resolved by trade tribunals biased against environmental concerns. In response, critics proposed moderate reforms to the international trade regime to address environmental concerns. Rather than incorporate the proposals into the World Trade Organization agreements and the… 
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