David Schneiderman


Professor of Law, Torgny Segerstedt Visiting Professor, Department of Law, University of Gothenburg, Affiliated Professor of Law, University of Stockholm

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Expropriating democracy: on the right and legitimacy of not ratifying CETA

In May 2020, the unwinding saga in CETA’s ratification landed in a divided Dutch Senate. The date of the decisive vote in the Senate is dependent on the government’s response to questions raised by senators. Academics have suggested that the Netherlands should ratify CETA because not doing so ‘would be a very negative signal’ ‘in today’s crumbling…

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Functionalism’s Shortfalls or How to Depoliticize Global Constitutionalism

David Schneiderman is Professor of Law and Political Science at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. His publications include Constitutionalizing Economic Globalization: Investment Rules and Democracy's Promise (Cambridge University Press, 2008). Dunoff and Trachtman’s edited volume is a welcome addition to the growing…

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