ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

vrijdag 16 juli 2021

ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRY: Michel ELPERDING, "Mixed Courts of the Colonial Era" (MPEiPro)

 

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First sentences:

Mixed courts of the colonial era were a form of domestic courts with international participation (Mixed Courts, Other (National Courts with International Participation)) established between the first half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century in non-Western polities. Serving as an alternative to consular jurisdiction in countries where Western states were unwilling to accept the jurisdiction of ordinary local courts over their nationals or their nationals’ interests, they blended domestic and international features. These features...

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