International Law

Opinion – International Humanitarian Law Should Have Been Part of the Taliban Deal

Todd Carney • Mar 24 2020 • Articles
By not providing specific provisions to curb the Taliban’s warfare tactics and get them to agree to IHL provisions, the US missed an opportunity.

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

Mariano Alvarez • Mar 17 2020 • Articles
The rise of paradiplomatic activity, which has been recognized and normalized, should not be seen as a displacement of the state but as its complement within IR.

Now Recruiting – International Law and Transnational Crime Editors

E-International Relations • Mar 11 2020 • Articles
We are seeking early career scholars and students to help us develop our academic coverage of scholarly debates focused around international law and transnational crime.

Student Feature – UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

Michael Dylan Foster • Jan 7 2020 • Student Features
The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, an instrument of UNESCO, highlights the complexities and politics of cultural protections.

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Aidan Hehir • Aug 10 2019 • Student Features
Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) and Specialist Prosecutor's Office (SPO) is a new 'hybrid' court, but concerns over witnesses, security, and legitimacy persist.

Interview – Christian Davies

E-International Relations • Jul 30 2019 • Features
Journalist Christian Davies talks to us about the current situation in Poland, Poland and Hungary's relations with the EU, and some of the challenges facing journalists.

Interview – Ruth Blakeley

E-International Relations • Jan 10 2019 • Features
Ruth Blakeley explains her research exposing the UK's involvement in the torture of terror suspects, and discusses drones, human rights research and international law.

Looking Back at 2011

Sujay Ghosh • Dec 28 2018 • Articles
2011 is a moment in history which encapsulated the impulse for achieving democracy yet a review of subsequent events show democratisation is an extremely complex process.

Habitus: Why Positive Law Is Better than Originalism or Post-Modernism in Law

Patricia J. Sohn • Dec 15 2018 • Articles
Positive law stands as a tradition that predates post-modernism and post-structuralism; and, yet, it persists as an important corrective to them in their extremes.

Courts: The Quagmire

Patricia J. Sohn • Nov 30 2018 • Articles
The Bar Associations have substantively failed to regulate their own people, contributing to a decrease in public trust in the judicial system at large.

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