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12 Mar 2018, 1:37 pm
"Between the Judge and the Law: Judicial Independence and Authority With Chinese Characteristics," Connecticut Journal of International Law 33(1):1-41 (2017)Larry Catá BackerAbstract: What is the scope and nature of judicial reform? [read post]
27 Feb 2018, 12:33 am
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2018)I have written about the ESIL Research Forum: "International Law in Times of Disorder and Contestation;" ESIL Research Forum at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to be held 28 February to 2 March at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. [read post]
23 Feb 2018, 8:52 pm
I found the work to  Book Review (Birgit Spiesshofer, Responsible Enterprise (Munich: CH Beck, Oxford, Hart, 2018)Larry Catá Backer            Birgit Spiesshofer, entitled Unternehmerische Verantwortung: Sur Entstehung einer globalen Wirtschaftsordnung, the English translation of which Responsible Enterprise: The Emergence of a Global Economic Order, you have kindly provided me. [read post]
21 Feb 2018, 7:20 pm
A conceptual analysis from a philosophical perspective • Justine BENDEL (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom): The challenge of climate change as a common concern of humankind to the existence of an international community• Larry Catá BACKER (Pennsylvania State University, United States): The Obligation of States to Prevent Negative Effects to Human Life and Health Caused by Climate Change: The View from International Human Rights… [read post]
19 Feb 2018, 7:56 pm
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2018)I have been teaching a course on the law of Multinational (or transnational) corporations for a number of years. [read post]
13 Feb 2018, 6:12 pm
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2018)The issue of sovereign debt has been a sensitive matter in Cuba for almost a generation. [read post]
9 Feb 2018, 8:11 am
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2018)In Strategic Disclosure in an Age of Transparency: Cuba as Model for Emerging State-Based Trade and Production Orders I suggested that it is possible to discern an emerging consensus trend in global trade and production. [read post]
8 Feb 2018, 8:09 pm
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2017)It appears to be something of a global trend now, or at least a movement with sufficient repetitions to merit some notice, that governments are becoming more selective in the scope and character of the information they make available and yet increasingly eager to produce transparency in non governmental enterprises and other institutions. [read post]
2 Feb 2018, 7:44 am
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2018)Since at least 1945 there have been significant efforts to produce global consensus on baseline norms through which states, individuals, and collectives could judge the legitimacy of state actors (and recently other transnational actors). [read post]
30 Jan 2018, 12:00 pm
(Pix © Larry Catá Backer 2018; Varadero beachfront)The Affair of the Sonic Weapons Attack in Cuba is slowly but now quite perceptively shaping the contours of U.S. [read post]
30 Jan 2018, 7:31 am
(Larry Catá Backer, Democracy Part XIX: Electoral Legitimacy in Honduras and Afghanistan, Law at the End of the Day (Nov. 29, 2009)). [read post]
25 Jan 2018, 2:27 pm
  (Pîx © Larry Catá Backer 2018; Bronze Cowerie Container With Figures Paying Tribute Western Han Dynasty 202 BC - 8 AD; National Museum of China, Beijing )  The Ideal and Practice of Chinese Comprehensive Constitutionalism in the “New Era” Larry Catá Backer[1]Connecticut Journal of International Law 33(2):– (forthcoming 2018) Abstract: The 19th Congress of… [read post]
18 Jan 2018, 8:47 am
  The article can be accessed here.The Human Rights Obligations of State-Owned Enterprises: Emerging Conceptual Structures and Principles in National and International Law and Policy Larry Catá Backer Abstract: The distinction between the obligations of public and private entities, and their relation to law, is well known in classical political and legal theory. [read post]
6 Jan 2018, 7:32 am
"Sovereign Wealth Funds, Capacity Building, Development and Governance" Larry Catá BackerWake Forest Law Review 52(4):735-780 (2017)Abstract: Though operating in some form or another for over half a century, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) did not become an object of general attention until the early part of the 21st century when a combination of the need of developed states for investment and the growing acceptability of state investment in private… [read post]
2 Jan 2018, 2:34 pm
"Larry Catá BackerThe China Nonprofit Review, Volume 9, Issue 2, pages 273 – 309 (2017)DOI: 10.1163/18765149-12341334); ISSN: 1876-5092 E-ISSN: 1876-5149 Submission version HERE China’s new Charity Law represents the culmination of over a decade of planning for the appropriate development of the productive forces of the charity sector in aid of socialist modernization. [read post]