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Vertical Law and Development, Vol. 54

Ngọc Sơn Bùi

4 Aug 2022

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.

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Ngọc Sơn Bùi is an Associate Professor of Asian Laws, at the University of Oxford Faculty of Law.