Category: MJIL Blog

Rights under Lockdown: Not Releasing Vulnerable Prisoners in the Time of a Pandemic is a Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Francis Tom Temprosa & Darwin Simpelo Articles Editor & Guest Editor Introduction This argues that the non-release of vulnerable prisoners […]

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Reconsidering the Ampal v. Egypt Arbitral Award

Amin R. Yacoub Guest Editor The due diligence standard of Full Protection and Security Obligation (“FPS”) of Bilateral Investment Treaties […]

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Strong States’ Noncompliance, Absence, and Self-Interest: How Effective Are Treaties Really?

Brooke Simone Guest Editor Many international law scholars purport that treaties are the most effective and binding source of international […]

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Mandate of the OHCHR and the Power to Intervene in Domestic Courts

Raghav Pandey Guest Editor The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet recently undertook the unprecedented decision to file […]

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Social Media Business: Can BITS Protect?

Divyansh Sharma Guest Editor Today, internet censorship and social media blockages have become global concerns as states increasingly adopt these […]

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The U.S. vs. International Criminal Court: Is This the End of International Criminal Court and Justice?

Prajakta Pradhan Guest Editor The International Criminal Court (ICC) symbolizes hope around the world. The ICC, in its current form, […]

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The Fishing Wars: Maritime Border Conflicts between Sri Lanka and India

Bodhisattwa Majumder & Ankit Malhotra Guest Editors There is a battle going on between the southern tip of India and […]

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ECOWAS’s Regional Competition Authority and the Role of Supranational Organizations in Competition Law Enforcement

Ed Cullen Vol. 41 Associate Editor A challenge facing developing countries in joining and participating in the global economy is […]

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Appeal by other Means: The European Union and other WTO Members Search for Alternatives to the Organization’s Paralyzed Appellate Body

Joseph Lordi Vol. 41 Associate Editor On January 24, 2020, in Davos, Switzerland, the European Union, and 16 other WTO […]

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An Uncertain Future: How the Current Japan-Korea Dispute Signals Deteriorating Trade Norms

Derek Kang Vol. 41 Associate Editor Since July 1, 2019, Japan and South Korea have been locked in a bitter […]

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