|Title of host publication||Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2021|
Accountability is a term that (international) law shares with several cognate disciplines. It also prominently features in political science and international relations (Keohane, 2006, 75) as well as economics and moral philosophy. In law, accountability has its deep historic roots in many domestic legal orders. In what follows, the discussion will concentrate on accountability in modern international law. As will become clear, the present evolutionary stage of international law—as regulatory and as procedural—has provided a strong impetus for generalizing...