Demystifying the Art of Interpretation

M. Waibel
2011 European journal of international law  
Despite its codification by the Vienna Convention more than 40 years ago, treaty interpretation in international law continues to evolve as its function of providing predictability in international relations remains as important as ever. The voluminous recent literature testifies to the continuing scholarly interest in interpretation, even if sometimes at the cost of over-theorizing. This essay reviews six books that seek to demystify the art of treaty interpretation. Written by European
more » ... by European scholars, the books take a fresh look at interpretation but
doi:10.1093/ejil/chr046 fatcat:vg57cfxkzzecxlvm3yovpkw22e