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Author Sulyok, Katalin.

Title Science and Judicial Reasoning The Legitimacy of International Environmental Adjudication
Published New York : University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (432 p.)
Series Cambridge Studies on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance Ser
Cambridge Studies on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance Ser
Contents Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Author Note -- Table of Cases -- List of Abbreviations -- Part I The Three-Fold Challenge of Engaging with Science in International Environmental Adjudication -- 1 Introduction to a Comparative Study on Judicial Engagement with Science -- I Science Enters International Environmental Adjudication -- II The Three-Fold Challenge of Using Science in Adjudication: The Context -- III Judicial Engagement with Science: The Framework
II Adjudicatory Techniques for Scientific Engagement: The Framework of this Study -- 1 Framing of Disputes: Adjusting the Level of Science Entering the Judicial Inquiry -- 2 Scientific Fact-Finding: The Use of Experts and Expert Opinions -- 3 Causal Inquiry -- 4 Standard and Extent of Judicial Review -- III The Impact of Science on Judicial Reasoning -- 1 Low Level of Science Allowed to Enter Adjudicatory Deliberations in Environmental Disputes -- 2 Science and the Legitimacy of Adjudicatory Reasoning
III Scientific Fact-Finding Techniques of the ICJ -- 1 The Beginnings: Declining to Consider Scientific Evidence -- 2 Using Expertise: From Counsels to Witnesses and Beyond -- 3 Expert Evidence: Mathematical Models, Ecological Damage Valuation, and the Use of New Technologies -- 4 The Standard and Burden of Proof -- 5 Proposals for Future Developments in Scientific Fact-Finding -- IV Causal Inquiry -- 1 Relevance of Causal Links in Environmental Responsibility -- 2 The Court's Approach to Assessing Uncertain Causal Links: Reluctance to Deal with Science -- V Standard and Extent of Judicial Review
IV Science and the Legitimacy of Judicial Reasoning: The Focus -- V International Environmental Adjudication: The Scope of This Study -- VI Structure of the Book -- 2 The Rules of Judicial Engagement with Science: A Three-Fold Challenge -- I The Three-Fold Challenge of Using Science in an Adjudicatory Setting -- 1 Epistemic Challenge: Clash of Cognitive Authorities -- 2 Doctrinal Challenges: Structural Differences between Law and Natural Sciences -- 3 Legitimacy Challenges of Relying on Science by Legal Adjudicators -- 4 Implications for Judicial Engagement with Science
Part II Techniques for Judicial Engagement with Science in the Practice of International Courts and Tribunals -- 3 Judicial Engagement with Science in the Environmental Case Law of the International Court of Justice -- I Environmental Disputes Appear on the Court's Docket -- 1 Science Becomes Legally Relevant before the Court -- II Framing Science-Intensive Disputes: Carving out Science from Legally Relevant Aspects of Disputes -- 1 The Parties' Approach Towards Science: Settling Science-Heavy Claims Out of Court -- 2 Judicial Framing Techniques Downplaying Science
Summary This pioneering study on environmental case-law examines how courts engage with science and reviews legitimate styles of judicial reasoning
Notes 1 The Extent of Review: Justiciability of the Term Scientific Research
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Arbitration (International law)
Environmental law, International.
Judicial process.
Science and law.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108801706
9781108801706