Karen Alter

  • 2192 Citations
19942019
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Research Output 1994 2019

2011
politics
European Court of Justice
Law
international law
international relations
2010
167 Citations (Scopus)
Supremacy
Rule of Law
Legal System
Government
European Court of Justice
56 Citations (Scopus)

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

Alter, K. J. & 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

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

political power
politics
political influence
legal system
social support
18 Citations (Scopus)

The multiple roles of international courts and tribunals: Enforcement, dispute settlement, constitutional and administrative review

Alter, K., Jan 1 2010, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations: The State of the Art. Cambridge University Press, p. 345-370 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

international law
Law
jurisdiction
legal validity
economic law
2009
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
360 Citations (Scopus)

The politics of international regime complexity

Alter, K. & Meunier, S., Mar 1 2009, In : Perspectives on Politics. 7, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

international regime
politics
obligation
International Conflicts
international cooperation
2008
109 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
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

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

7 Citations (Scopus)

The European Court and Legal Integration: An Exceptional Story or Harbinger of the Future?

Alter, K., Aug 14 2008, The Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

European Court of Justice
European Law
European Coal and Steel Community
European integration
international law
2007

Jurist Social Movements in Europe: EUSA Review

Alter, K., 2007

Research output: Other contribution

The Theory and Reality of the European Coal and Steel Community

Alter, K. & Steinberg, D., 2007, Making History: European Integration and Institutional Change at the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. Meunier, S. & McNamara, K. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006

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

32 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
86 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
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
2005

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

The european court of justice and european law: National Politics, European Integration, and European Security

Alter, K. J., Mar 1 2004, Europe Today: National Politics, European Integration, and European Security. Tiersky, R. (ed.). 2nd edition ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, (Europe Today)(Europe Today).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2003

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

38 Citations (Scopus)

Resolving or exacerbating disputes? The WTO's new dispute resolution system

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 2003, In : International Affairs. 79, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

WTO
legal system
political system
legitimacy
responsibility
2002

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

Alter, K. J., Sep 16 2002

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

The european union's legal system and domestic policy: Spillover or backlash?

Alter, K. J., May 1 2001, Reprinted in Legalization and World Politics (International Organization Special Issues). Goldstein, J. L., Kahler, M., Keohane, R. O. & Slaughter, A-M. (eds.). MIT Press, p. 105-134 (International Organization Readers)(International Organization Readers; no. Ch 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2000

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

122 Citations (Scopus)
European Law
equality
legal system
European Community
gender
116 Citations (Scopus)

The European Union's legal system and domestic policy: Spillover or backlash?

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 2000, In : International Organization. 54, 3, p. 489-518 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

domestic policy
legal system
Spillover
European Union
Legal system
1999

The European Court of Justice and European Law

Alter, K., 1999, Europe Today. Tiersky, R. (ed.). Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1998

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

256 Citations (Scopus)

Who are the "masters of the treaty"? European governments and the European court of justice

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 1998, In : International Organization. 52, 1, p. 121-147 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

European Court of Justice
treaty
Government
Treaties
1996
120 Citations (Scopus)

The European court's political power

Alter, K. J., Jan 1 1996, In : West European Politics. 19, 3, p. 458-487 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political power
European Law
politician
legal system
court decision
1994
140 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