Research

Discussion: What is an International Crime (A Revisionist History)

This 2018 Online Discussion concerns Professor Kevin Jon Heller’s latest paper “What is an International Crime? (A Revisionist History),” to be published in the Harvard International Law Journal Vol 58.2. Alejandro Chehtman, Astrid Reisinge...Read More

The Political Arithmetic of Borders: Towards an Enlightened Form of Criticism

This paper addresses the use of data and numbers in border management and proposes a criticism of the criticism against what is commonly named the datafication of borders. The paper aims to show that the so-called datafication applied to co...Read More

Use of the Dispute Settlement Mechanism of the WTO by Developing Countries in the Context of Food Safety

Food safety issues are becoming increasingly important in international trade, especially for developing countries that rely on exports. The Dispute Settlement Mechanism (DSM) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) serves as an important for...Read More

A ‘MES’ to be adjusted: past and future treatment of Chinese imports in EU anti-dumping investigations

For decades, European Union (EU) anti-dumping laws have provided that the normal value of imports from China had to be based on prices and costs of a third country, the so-called analogue country methodology. WTO law considerations led the ...Read More

India’s Experience with the WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing

Trade in textiles was long regulated outside the rules of multilateral trade leading to advantages for some and disadvantages for others. The Uruguay Round (UR) recognized the need for coverage of the textiles sector by the rules of multila...Read More

The WTO and Direct Taxation: Direct Tax Measures and Free Trade

[PDF] By Christian L. Neufeldt* I. Introduction The power to tax is one the highest privileges of sovereignty. Therefore, one might ask how the World Trade Organization (WTO), a supranational body, far from relying on a solidarity like in t...Read More

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 of international courts and tribunals. She argues that the proliferation has been a constan...Read More

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. It also comes at a delicate moment in the social and political life of Europe, where the Co...Read More

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 engagements reveal a strongly critical, reflective thrust about the costs of engaging internati...Read More

Kathmandu

[unable to retrieve full-text content] 1. Publication: European Journal of International Law Publisher: Oxford University Press ISSN:  0938-5428 | E-ISSN 1464-3596 Original url: https://academic.oup.com/ejil/article/28/4/1430/4866312?rss=1

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 powers, have long been a staple of international institutional law. And debates about the rela...Read More

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 to the history of thinking about duties to protect these rights beyond sovereign borders. W...Read More