TITLE

The Role of International Tribunals in Natural Resource Disputes in Latin America

AUTHOR(S)
Granger, C. Leah
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2007, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1297
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This Comment explores the role played by various types of international tribunals in resolving natural resources disputes. After an examination of four disputes in Latin America, the Comment concludes that the current international system, in which multiple tribunals may have jurisdiction over the same issue, is a net benefit for the environment and society.
ACCESSION #
31612126

 

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