Part I describes Hart's view of the primary and secondary rules that are necessary for the existence of a modern legal system. Part II examines his view of international law, as resembling a primitive legal system. Part III evaluates the GATT legal system according to Hart's criteria for a modern legal system, while Part IV will do the same for the World Trade Organization (“WTO”). Part V will conclude with an evaluation of the WTO legal system.
The WTO as a Legal System,
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