Category: MJIL Blog

Are countries permitted to regulate corporate human rights violations abroad? (Book Preview)

Dr. Aleydis Nissen, Senior Researcher, Leiden University and Free Universities of Brussels  My book ‘The European Union, Emerging Global Business […]

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The Confusing World of International Data Privacy Law: An Argument for Comprehensive Regulation

Jennifer Peterson-Sharma Vol. 44 Associate Editor The need for international regulations on data privacy has never been greater. Data privacy […]

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Applying the Lessons of The Gulf War Economic Sanctions to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Louis Steinkuehler Vol. 44 Associate Editor Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the tenuous nature of the United Nations’ […]

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Smoke and Mirrors: An Opportunity for Russian State Responsibility Under the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism

Grace Bruce Vol. 44 Associate Editor Vladimir Putin’s close connection to billionaire Yevgeny Prigozhin and the Wagner Group is one […]

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Russia’s Sham Referendums in Ukraine: A Turning Point in the Move Towards an International Right to Substantive Democracy?

Martin Greene Vol. 44 Associate Editor Since the end of the Cold War, authoritarian governments have used international organizations in […]

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Recognizing Climate Change as a Threat: The UN Human Rights Committee Can Extend Refugee Protections to Climate Migrants

Javier Piñeiro Vol. 44 Associate Editor In the upcoming years, climate change will become a significant driver of migration, as […]

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Unclean Hands: Responding to ‘Spoils Don’t go to the Aggressor’

Alexander Nye Vol. 44 Associate Editor On February 24, 2022, Russia announced a “special military operation” to “demilitarize” Ukraine.[1] Russia […]

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China’s Answer to the U.N. Report on Xinjiang: Taking It Seriously, But Not on the Merits

Kelly Grugan Vol. 44 Associate Editor On August 31, 2022, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human […]

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Curing the Symptom While Ignoring the Cause – Will the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework Work the Third Time?

Muhui Shi Vol. 44 Associate Editor Despite two years of transatlantic data privacy vacuums, a new hope seems to have […]

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ISSB Corporate Sustainability Reporting & the Path to Global Governance

Andrea Lofquist Vol. 44 Associate Editor Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics benefit shareholders in the long-term through value-creation,[1] but […]

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