Drawing on the scholarship on the transnational legal process and the diffusion of international law, this Article conceptualizes and illustrates vertical law and development. Vertical law and development refers to a transnational legal process whereby a state or institution integrates norms of public international law into international economic law which may then be adopted in the national legal system of another state to facilitate domestic law reform and societal change.
Vertical Law and Development, Vol. 54
4 Aug 2022