Agency of International Adjudicatory Bodies
Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Mikael Rask Madsen
- Legitimacy — Sociology of international law
Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.
1 The theoretical outline in sections C and D below draws on and in part reproduces an earlier work (Madsen and Christensen, 2016). 2 International adjudicatory bodies exercise different types of agency, that is, the capacity to take action and make choices. The notion of international adjudicatory bodies used here draws on the work of Romano, Alter, and Shany (Romano and others, 2014) and includes international courts and other legal institutions such as arbitration panels and various international committees with adjudicatory competences. The present entry...