Search for dissertations about: "Letizia Lo Giacco"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Letizia Lo Giacco.

  1. 1. Citing Matters : An Analysis of the Use of Judicial Decisions in International Criminal Law Adjudication through the Lens of Law-Making

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Letizia Lo Giacco; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019-03-18]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial decisions; International law-making; Citation; International criminal law; International courts; Domestic courts; Discretion; Authority; Legal realism; Empirical; Practices; Reiteration; Dynamic process; International law; Internationell rätt; Internationell straffrätt; Hänvisning;

    Abstract : The present research investigates the formative processes of international criminal law through the iterative citation of judicial decisions in adjudicatory practices. Given the centrality of the judge in the adjudication of international criminal law, this study is underpinned by a legal realist approach to international law informed by the work of Alf Ross (Scandinavian Legal Realism) and Gregory Shaffer (New Legal Realism), according to which the meaning of legal rules and principles is not autonomous from how they are empirically practiced and interpreted by courts. READ MORE