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

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

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.

Now Recruiting – International Law and Transnational Crime Editors

Now Recruiting – International Law and Transnational Crime Editors

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.

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

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

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.

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Courts: The Quagmire

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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The Path to Authoritarianism: How do we get there?!

Authoritarian regimes are assessed through their use of judiciaries to give legitimacy to autocratic rule, reinforcing the importance of the separation of powers doctrine

International Law

International Law

Although questions about international law persist, especially when powerful nations use their political power to ‘bend’ the law, today hardly anyone declares international law as irrelevant.

Fourteen Points on Local Courts in the U.S.

Fourteen Points on Local Courts in the U.S.

Local judges need to be more empowered, not less, so that they can engage their training in impartial decision making based on law and principle.

Review – The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Review – The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Some lack of definition in Alter’s book does not diminish her valiant and highly successful effort to sketch the architecture of the international legal regime.

Mothers of Srebrenica v the Netherlands: The Law as Constraint for Peacekeeping?

Mothers of Srebrenica v the Netherlands: The Law as Constraint for Peacekeeping?

Balancing the expectations raised by peacekeeping and the legal remedies should make future tort claims as a response to failed peacekeeping missions less plausible.

Interview – Terry Nardin

Interview – Terry Nardin

Professor Terry Nardin of the National University of Singapore answers your questions about humanitarian intervention, human rights, recent events in the Middle East and West Africa, and global justice.

Hitting the Target?

Hitting the Target?

The only thing that is precise about drone strikes is the machine that delivers them. We should be realistic about how much we can programme imprecision out of our lives – and more modest about the true nature of precision strikes.

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