Title of research: Reconceptualizing the Intertwinement of Legal Orders: Perspectives from Legal Theory.
Promotor: Prof. H.S. Taekema
International law has become intertwined with domestic legal orders in many ways because of the influence of international legal norms. This intertwinement of legal orders presents us with two problems. Firstly, national and international legal orders interact with each other, resulting in norm conflicts. Secondly, tensions between legal actors arise because of the overlap between different legal orders. These issues force legal philosophers to evaluate the explanatory power of legal theories.
It is difficult to articulate the relations between…