Category: MJIL Blog

Withdrawals from the Rome Statute: Continuing the saga of institutional (il)legitimacy

Francis Tom Temprosa LLM Candidate & Clyde Alton DeWitt Fellow The recent series of expressions to withdraw from the Rome […]

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Aggression, from Cyber-Attacks to ISIS: Why International Law Struggles to Adapt

Albi Kocibelli Vol. 39 Editor In Chief Ius ad bellum and the notion of aggression have been a ‘yin yang’ […]

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South Korean and Japanese Diplomatic Crisis over Comfort Women Statue

Andrew Fletcher Vol. 39 Production Editor In January 2017, Japan recalled its ambassador to South Korea. This latest setback in […]

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Microsoft Wants a Digital Geneva Convention

Salam Sheikh-Khalil Vol. 39 Contributing Editor Microsoft just called for a monumental shift in international law—at a conference for coders […]

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From Compulsion to Cooperation: The Importance of the Local in a Global World

Lakshmi Gopal Vol. 39 Managing Online Content Editor Trends in electoral politics in nations across the world have given political […]

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Water, Water, Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink: Transboundary Freshwater Management and Climate Change

Stephanie Zable Vol. 39 Articles Editor Mexico City is sinking.[1] So concludes a New York Times article detailing the implications […]

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Trump’s Withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Domestic Boost or Disaster?

Jenny Elkin Vol.  38 Associate Editor Upon election to the highest office in the United States, President Donald Trump launched […]

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Climate Change Refugees: Where to Look for Legal Protection

Rebecca Hughes Volume 38 Associate Editor The Arctic is having an unusually mild winter.  In February, the region experienced a […]

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Seeking Reform of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Alejandra Salmeron Vol. 39 Managing Editor Family law permeates many major contemporary international issues, yet it is rarely discussed alongside […]

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Enclave Projects: Negative Social Impacts and the Need for Law

Sam Han Vol. 38 Associate Editor Large international financial institutions (IFIs) have increasingly been experimenting with enclave projects over the […]

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