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Je Suis Achbita!

Achbita, decided in March 2017 is not a run of the mill case. It raised what I think are hugely difficult conceptual legal issues. It also comes at a ...

A propos Book Reviewing

I am sure that many of our readers have their own views on their preferred international legal journal. But it is hard for me to believe that there wi...

10 Good Reads 

It is the time of the year once more when I publish my pick from some of the books that came my way since my last ‘Good Reads’ listing. These are not ...

Liability to International Prosecution: The Nature of Universal Jurisdiction

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract This article considers the proper method for theorizing about criminal jurisdiction. It challenges a r...

Irresolvable Norm Conflicts in International Law: The Concept of a Legal Dilemma

Contemporary international law often presents itself as an almost impenetrable thicket of overlapping legal regimes that materialize through multilate...

Authorizing Appropriation?: Law in Contested Forested Spaces

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract The 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change confirmed that the controversial reducing emissions from de...

The Threads (or Threats?) of a Managerial Approach: Afterword to Laurence Boisson de Chazournes’ Foreword

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract In her EJIL Foreword article, Boisson de Chazournes gives an optimistic account of the proliferation o...

Je Suis Achbita!; The Trump Jerusalem Declaration and the Rule of Unintended Consequences; 10 Good Reads; A propos Book Reviewing; EJIL Roll of Honour; In This Issue

Je Suis Achbita!* Achbita, decided in March 2017 is not a run of the mill case. It raised what I think are hugely difficult conceptual legal issues. I...

To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States

Disagreements regarding the appropriate scope of the mandates of international organizations (IOs), played out in legal doctrines such as implied powe...

Feminist Strategy in International Law: Understanding Its Legal, Normative and Political Dimensions

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract While international law has typically waxed and waned in feminist favours, contemporary feminist engag...

The Responsibility to Protect beyond Borders in the Law of Nature and Nations

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Abstract While histories of human rights have proliferated in recent decades, little attention has been given t...