What Is Transnational Law?

  title={What Is Transnational Law?},
  author={Roger B.M. Cotterrell},
  journal={Law \&\#x0026; Social Inquiry},
  pages={500 - 524}
  • R. Cotterrell
  • Published 13 March 2012
  • Law
  • Law & Social Inquiry
Is it important to conceptualize transnational law and “map” it as a new legal field? This article suggests that to do so might help both juristic practice and sociolegal scholarship in organizing, linking, and comparing disparate but increasingly significant types of regulation. To explore the idea of transnational law is to raise basic questions about the nature of both “law” and “society” (taken as the realm law regulates). This involves radically rethinking relationships between the public… 
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