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Publication type: Book
Type of review: Editorial review
Title: Crisis at the WTO : is the blocking of appointments to the WTO appellate body by the United States legally justified?
Authors : Lehne, Jens
DOI : 10.24921/2019.94115941
Extent : 159
Issue Date: 2019
Series : Sui generis
Series volume: 6
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Carl Grossmann
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-941159-40-2
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 340: Law
Abstract: Since 2017, the United States has blocked all appointments to the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO), thereby threatening to destroy the WTO's dispute settlement system, one of the most active dispute settlement systems in international law and a central pillar of the multilateral trading system. The United States justifies its blockage with allegations of judicial overreach, claiming that the Appellate Body in its jurisprudence has not complied with the WTO treaties. This book analyzes in detail the main allegations of the United States, which concern issues of procedure and interpretive approach, and places them in the context of broader US trade policy.
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Management and Law
Appears in Collections:Publikationen School of Management and Law

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