Research

The Badinter Commission: The Use and Misuse of the International Court of Justice's Jurisprudence

It has long been the dream of those anxious to increase the role of adjudication in international relations that the International Court of Justice (“ICJ,” “International Court,” or “the Court”) would act in the international arena as a sup...Read More

How to Constitutionalize International Law and Foreign Policy for the Benefit of Civil Society?

All societies have adopted rules in order to reconcile conflicts among the short-term interests of their citizens with their common long-term interests. All societies have learned that rule-making and rule-enforcement require government pow...Read More

Final Deposition of Losses Through the European Central Bank’s Balance Sheet

The European Central Bank (ECB)’s unlimited potential to create money and its ability to indefinitely stave off insolvency, enable it to act as a ‘Bad Bank’. This can be implemented by using the ECB’s balance sheet to permanently deposit fi...Read More