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Direct Effect of Treaties in the US and the EU, the Case of the WTO: Some Perceptions and Proposals

John H Jackson

in Continuity and Change in EU Law

Published in print March 2008 | ISBN: 9780199219032
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219032.003.0021
 Direct Effect of Treaties in the US and the EU, the Case of the WTO: Some Perceptions and Proposals

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The subject of how international treaties are treated in the ‘municipal’ or domestic jurisprudence of a treaty member has a long, complex and somewhat meandering history. It is also a subject of surprising complexity and articulate controversy. This chapter discusses policy landscape for domestic treatment of international treaties and treaty application in the case of GATT and WTO as applied in the US and EU.

Keywords: international treaties; GATT; WTO

Chapter.  10332 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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