Karen Alter

  • 2122 Citations
19942018
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Research Output 1994 2018

106 Citations (Scopus)

Agents or trustees? International courts in their political context

Alter, K., Mar 1 2008, In : European Journal of International Relations. 14, 1, p. 33-63 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

principal-agent-theory
threat
politics
International Organizations
loyalty

Altering politics: International courts and the construction of international and domestic politics

Alter, K., Jan 1 2013, The Politics of Representation in the Global Age: Identification, Mobilization, and Adjudication. Cambridge University Press, p. 176-199 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

International Politics
politics
jurisdiction
Law
legal order

Altering Politics: International Courts and the Construction of International and Domestic Politics

Alter, K. J., 2014, Political Representation In The Global Age. Levy, J., Meunier, S., Hall, P. & Jacoby, W. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

44 Citations (Scopus)

A new international human rights court for West Africa: The ecowas community court of justice

Alter, K., Helfer, L. R. & McAllister, J. R., Oct 1 2013, In : American Journal of International Law. 107, 4, p. 737-779 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

court of justice
West Africa
human rights
community
27 Citations (Scopus)

Backlash against International Courts in West, East and Southern Africa: Causes and consequences

Alter, K., Gathii, J. T. & Helfer, L. R., May 1 2016, In : European Journal of International Law. 27, 2, p. 293-328 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

East Africa
West Africa
Southern Africa
court of justice
cause

Backlash against international courts in west, east and southern africa: Causes and consequences

Alter, K. J., Gathii, J. T. & Helfer, L. R., May 12 2015, In : iCourts Working Paper Series.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Banana Splits: Nested and Competing Regimes in the Transatlantic Banana Trade Dispute

Alter, K. & Meunier, S., 2006, In : Journal of European Public Policy. 30, p. 362-368

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beyond the bubbles: Sodagate reminds us good vs. evil not always so clear

Alter, K. J., Feb 10 2014, In : Huffington Post.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conclusion: Context, Authority, Power

Alter, K., Helfer, L. R. & Madsen, M. R., 2018, International Court Authority. Alter, K., Helfer, L. & Madsen, M. (eds.). (International Courts and Tribunals Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Contemporary International Adjudicators: Evolution and Multiplication

Alter, K. J., 2014, Oxford Handbook on International Adjudicatiation. Romano, C., Alter, K. J. & Shany, Y. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

48 Citations (Scopus)

Delegating to international courts: Self-binding v.s other-binding delegation

Alter, K., Aug 13 2008, In : Law and contemporary problems. 71, 1, p. 37-76 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Delegation to international courts and the limits of re-contracting political power

Alter, K., Jan 1 2006, Delegation and Agency in International Organizations. Cambridge University Press, p. 312-338 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

political power
European Court of Justice
principal-agent-theory
autonomy
salary

Designing International Legal Mechanisms to Help Enforce Trade Agreements

Alter, K., 2008, Institutional Approaches to Regionalism. Hirobe, K. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Do International Courts Enhance Compliance with International Law?

Alter, K., 2003, In : Review of Asian and Pacific Studies. 25, p. 51-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Do the lessons of eu legal integration "travel"

Alter, K. J., 2000, In : European Community Studies Association Review. 13, p. 3-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

167 Citations (Scopus)
Supremacy
Rule of Law
Legal System
Government
European Court of Justice

Eurolegalism: The Transformation of Law and Regulation in the European Union, by Daniel R. Kelemen

Alter, K., 2012, In : Common Market Law Review. 49, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Explaining National Court Acceptance of European Court Jurisprudence: A Critical Evaluation of Theories of Legal Integration

Alter, K., 1998, The European Courts and National Courts. Slaughter, A-M., Stone-Sweet, A. & Weiler, J. (eds.). Oxford: Hart Publishing, p. 225-250

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

121 Citations (Scopus)
European Law
equality
legal system
European Community
gender

Four well-intentioned international law ideas doomed to fail

Alter, K. J., May 20 2014, In : OZY Media.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

German high court challenges the european central bank pledge to defend the euro

Alter, K. J., Mar 6 2014, In : Global Post.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Has Putin broken international law?

Alter, K. J., Mar 5 2014, In : CNN (Cable News Network).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

How context shapes the authority of international courts

Alter, K., Helfer, L. R. & Madsen, M. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Law and contemporary problems. 79, 1, p. 1-36 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How Context Shapes the Authority of International Courts

Alter, K., Helfer, L. R. & Madsen, M. R., 2018, International Court Authority. Alter, K., Helfer, L. & Madsen, M. (eds.). (International Courts and Tribunals Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Illustrations: A user's guide

Alter, K. J., Romano, C. & Sebregondi, F., Feb 19 2014, Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication (Oxford Handbooks in Law). Romano, C., Alter, K. J. & Shany, Y. (eds.). Wal Har/Ch edition ed. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, p. 27-39 (Oxford Handbooks in Law)(Oxford Handbooks in Law).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

International Court Authority in a Complex World

Alter, K., Helfer, L. R. & Madsen, M. R., 2018, International Court Authority. Alter, K., Helfer, L. & Madsen, M. (eds.). (International Courts and Tribunals Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

International Court Authority in Question: Introduction to Part III

Alter, K., Helfer, L. R. & Madsen, M. R., 2018, International Court Authority. Alter, K., Helfer, L. & Madsen, M. (eds.). (International Courts and Tribunals Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

International Courts Are Not Agents! The Perils of the Principal-Agent Approach to Thinking About the Independence of International Courts

Alter-Hanson, K., 2005, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law). American Society of International Law, Vol. 99. p. 138-141 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

International law and chemical weapons: Conservative arguments of substance

Alter, K. J., Nov 15 2013, In : Huffington Post.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International law's legacy vs. the cases of Ukraine and Syria

Alter, K. J., Mar 27 2014, In : Huffington Post.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is 'groupthink' driving us to war: The Boston Globe

Alter, K. J., Sep 16 2002

Research output: Other contribution

50 Citations (Scopus)

Islands of effective international adjudication: Constructing an intellectual property rule of law in the Andean Community

Helfer, L. R., Alter, K. & Guerzovich, M. F., Jan 1 2009, In : American Journal of International Law. 103, 1, p. 1-47 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intellectual property
constitutional state
community

Judicialization of international relations: International Encyclopedia of Political Science

Alter, K. J., Sep 7 2011, Judicialization of international relations. Badie, B., Berg-Schlosser, D. & Morlino, L. (eds.). 1st edition ed. SAGE Publications, Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

138 Citations (Scopus)

Judicial Politics in the European Community: European Integration and the Pathbreaking Cassis de Dijon decision

Alter, K. & Meunier-Aitsahalia, S., 1994, In : Comparative Political Studies. 24, p. 535-561

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jurist Social Movements in Europe: EUSA Review

Alter, K., 2007

Research output: Other contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)

Law, Political Science and EU Legal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Project?

Alter, K., Dehousse, R. & Vanberg, G., Jan 1 2002, In : European Union Politics. 3, 1, p. 113-136 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interdisciplinary Studies
political science
EU
Law
8 Citations (Scopus)

Legal Integration in the Andes: Law-Making by the Andean Tribunal of Justice

Alter, K. & Helfer, L. R., Sep 1 2011, In : European Law Journal. 17, 5, p. 701-715 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Court of Justice
justice
treaty
Law
international agreement
16 Citations (Scopus)

Legitimacy and lawmaking: A tale of three international courts

Helfer, L. R. & Alter, K., Jan 1 2013, In : Theoretical Inquiries in Law. 14, 2, p. 479-503 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

legitimacy
court of justice
justice
political impact
regional integration

Let nations, not the world, prosecute corruption

Alter, K. J. & Sorensen, J., Apr 30 2014, In : US News and World Report.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mapping International Courts and Tribunals, the Issues and Players

Romano, C., Alter, K. J. & Shany, Y., 2014, Oxford Handbook on International Adjudicatiation. Romano, C., Alter, K. J. & Shany, Y. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Marketing Comparative Law and Legal Institutions to a Broad Audience

Alter-Hanson, K., 2013, In : APSA - Law and Courts Newsletter. 22, 3, p. 43-45 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National perspectives on international constitutional review: diverging optics

Alter, K., 2018, Comparative Judicial Review. Delaney, E. F. & Dixon, R. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 244-271 28 p. (Research Handbooks in Comparative Constitutional Law).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

54 Citations (Scopus)

Nature or nurture? Judicial lawmaking in the european court of justice and the Andean Tribunal of justice

Alter, K. & Helfer, L. R., Sep 1 2010, In : International Organization. 64, 4, p. 563-592 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

European Court of Justice
justice
nature-nurture
Nature
Justice
84 Citations (Scopus)

Nested and overlapping regimes in the transatlantic banana trade dispute

Alter, K. & Meunier, S., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of European Public Policy. 13, 3, p. 362-382 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

regime
commitment
WTO
decision maker
obligation

On Law And Policy in the European Court of Justice: An American Perspective

Alter, K., 2010, Europe: The New Legal Realism. Koch, H., Hagel-Sørensen, K., Haltern, U. & Weiler, J. HH. (eds.). Copenhagen: Djøf Publishing, p. 1-10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Oxford Handbook on International Adjudication

Alter, K. J. (ed.), Romano, C. (ed.), Alter, K. J. (ed.) & Shany, Y. (ed.), 2014, Oxford University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

56 Citations (Scopus)

Private litigants and the new international courts

Alter, K., Feb 1 2006, In : Comparative Political Studies. 39, 1, p. 22-49 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

jurisdiction
trend
statute
governance
lack