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Sheldon Leader

Brief Biography

University of Essex (United Kingdom)
March 29 to April 11, 2010
International Trade, Investment and Human Rights

B.A. (Yale), M.A., DPhil (Oxford), Barrister, Professor, Department of Law, University of Essex. Professor Leader also lectures at various universities in Europe and the USA, and is Chairman of the Pallas Consortium of Universities for European Law. His research interests lie in economic relations and human rights, approached both via substantive law and legal and political philosophy. Among his recent publications are: Human Rights and International Trade in Understanding the World Trade Organization: Perspectives from Law, Economics and Politics ed. Macrory, P. et al (Springer: 2005) pp. 664-695; ‘Inflating Consent, Inflating Function, and Inserting Human Rights', in Capitalism and Human Rights eds J. Dine and A. Fagan, (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd: 2005); Collateralism in R. Brownsword (ed) Global Governance and the Search for Justice (Hart Publishing: 2005) p. 53-67

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