Category: MJIL Blog

Insecurity Assurances: Asserting Human Rights to Remedy Breaches of Security Assurances

Insecurity Assurances: Asserting Human Rights to Remedy Breaches of Security Assurances

Kaley Hanenkrat Vol. 39 Associate Editor In 1994, Ukraine’s then-President Kuchma[1] surrendered the remaining portion of the Soviet nuclear arsenal […]

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Immigration and the Tension between an Ever-Closer Union and Sovereignty

Immigration and the Tension between an Ever-Closer Union and Sovereignty

Christopher Linnan Vol. 39 Associate Editors The 1957 Treaty of Rome created the European Economic Community—the forerunner of the European […]

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Human Trafficking: Diplomatic Immunity or Impunity?

Human Trafficking: Diplomatic Immunity or Impunity?

Maya Jacob & Hunter Davis Vol. 39 Associate Editors In June 2017, Bangladesh’s Deputy Consul General in New York, Mohammed […]

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The State of Paris: How the Climate Agreement is Faring After U.S. Withdrawal

The State of Paris: How the Climate Agreement is Faring After U.S. Withdrawal

Lucas Minich Vol. 39 Associate Editor On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced with great fanfare that he would unilaterally, […]

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The Paris Agreement: Industrialized Powers’ Responsibility to Island Nations

The Paris Agreement: Industrialized Powers’ Responsibility to Island Nations

Hyun Lee Vol. 39 Associate Editor A few months after U.S. President Donald Trump announced the United States’ future withdrawal […]

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The Catalan Case for Cutting ties with Castilla: Convincing or Quixotic?

Jack Heise Vol. 39 Associate Editor If Carles Puigdemont, President of the Generalitat de Catalunya, gets his way, Barcelona will […]

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It’s (not just) the Economy, Stupid: Gender Equality in the European Union

It’s (not just) the Economy, Stupid: Gender Equality in the European Union

Elizabeth Heise Vol. 39 Associate Editor Gender equality is not only a general goal of the EU, but is explicitly […]

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The Iran Nuclear Deal’s Current State and the Possibility of a Hasty U.S. Withdrawal

The Iran Nuclear Deal’s Current State and the Possibility of a Hasty U.S. Withdrawal

Ali Bazzi Vol. 39, Associate Editor The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) is an agreement between China, France, Germany, […]

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Reports on the Syrian Arab Republic

Katrin Cassidy-Ginsberg Vol. 39 Contributing Editor On March 1, 2017, the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab […]

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A Snapshot of the Status of the UK’s Bilateral Investment Treaties and Related International Arbitration After Brexit

Jose-Ignacio Saldana Vol. 39 Notes Editor The exit of the UK from the EU has raised concerns amongst foreign investors […]

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