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LOTF2011 | Jan M. Smits


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Law of the Future 2011
23 & 24 June 2011, Peace Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands

Beyond the State Monopoly:
Making Law Work in Times of Globalisation
By: Jan M. Smits

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LOTF2011 | Jan M. Smits

  1. 1. Jan Smits Beyond the State Monopoly: Making Law Work in Times of Globalisation
  2. 2. Two Sources of Information <ul><li>1. HiiL main Research themes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest courts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rule of Law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transnational Constitutionality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Actors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criminal Process and International Crime </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. Course The Law of the Future </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Law of war: a law at war? On asymmetrical warfare </li></ul><ul><li>Hanneke Piters </li></ul><ul><li>Harmonisation or internationalisation of anti-terror laws? </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Laser </li></ul><ul><li>Sweatshops: how to deal with in a legal way? </li></ul><ul><li>Marieke Klompe </li></ul><ul><li>Privatisation of warfare: how to stay in control? </li></ul><ul><li>Mira Smulders </li></ul><ul><li>Interference of the UN Security Council in internal matters: the case of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon </li></ul><ul><li>Lena Waloszek </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons from Libya: the ICC ’ s tightrope act in becoming a credible player in international criminal law </li></ul><ul><li>Justyna Wladarz </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>How to address the Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>of Globalisation? </li></ul><ul><li>Paradise Lost? </li></ul><ul><li>‘ You have complained enough. </li></ul><ul><li>What would you do about it? ’ </li></ul><ul><li>Functional approach </li></ul><ul><li>Max Weber </li></ul>
  6. 6. Three Shifts <ul><li>1. Privatisation of Law </li></ul><ul><li>2. Decoupling of substantive rules </li></ul><ul><li>and enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>3. Turn towards social sanctions </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>I ncreasing importance of private actors </li></ul><ul><li>Codification </li></ul>1. Privatisation of Law
  8. 8. Build your own legal system Marriage Succession Mortgage Adoption Taxes Termination of contract Matrimonial property Incorporation of Company Formation of contract Citizenship My Account Sign-in Register Support
  9. 9. 2. Decoupling of substantive rules and enforcement <ul><li>‘ A theory of justice must have something to say about the choices that </li></ul><ul><li>are actually on offer. ’ </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. Turn towards social Sanctions
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  12. 12. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>