Social legal theory and complexity theory: answering change in international law

After reading "A realistic philosophy of law" by Brian Z. Tamanaha, I felt a rapid rush of blood to the head. I have a probable thought that leans more toward legal philosophy. But please bear with me. The issue of legal modification. I will concentrate on the international law component. I was invited to speak… Continue reading Social legal theory and complexity theory: answering change in international law

La Supremacía del Derecho Internacional

Me encantó el título, y es algo muy interesante el hablar de manera normativa diciendo que el derecho internacional tiene supremacía, especialmente sobre los derechos nacionales. Al menos, esto lo digo con un dejo de arrogancia pero también con mucha convicción. El derecho internacional es y tiene supremacía sobre los sistemas de derecho nacionales, aún… Continue reading La Supremacía del Derecho Internacional

Why does the proliferation of Courts and Tribunals make the system more robust?

A great example, and excellent because it helps my cause and investigation. Is what Lord Robert May offers as to the analysis of the international banking system, although he does not use the words of fragility and anti-fragility as it has been used by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. For Robert May, the banking system has probably… Continue reading Why does the proliferation of Courts and Tribunals make the system more robust?

International law as a complex system

International law, it is in fact, a system. However, it is a complex one, an 'emergent' phenomenon. This means that it is created from the interaction of agents, being those agents: states and certain non-state actors. International law as a complex system has the characteristic of being radically open, without the possibility to draw a… Continue reading International law as a complex system