Category: Michigan Journal of International Law

Xinjiang: the “New Frontier” of State-Sanctioned Torture

Max LeValley Vol. 41 Associate Editor The People’s Republic of China is exploiting the ambiguity of its international agreements to […]

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The Duque of Colombia: A Call for International Vocalization to Preserve Colombian Peace

Cameron Mullins Vol. 41 Associate Editor In 2016, following a contentious political process, a peace agreement ended the half-century-long conflict […]

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Trading Hands: Does the United States’ Transfer of Citgo to the Venezuelan Opposition Violate the Non-Intervention Principle?

Joshua Raftis Vol. 40 Associate Editor In January of this year, Juan Guaido, the President of Venezuela’s opposition-dominated National Assembly, […]

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The TPP Lives On: How Pacific Trade Persisted Without U.S. Involvement

Thomas Zahrt Vol. 40 Associate Editor Nearly two years ago, the United States withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).[1] As […]

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A Less Odious Alternative? A Comparison of Duress and the Doctrine of Odious Debts in the Context of Law Debenture PLC v. Ukraine

Eric Wendorf Vol. 40 Associate Editor Can public international law do a better job than private domestic law of adjudicating […]

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Are the Non-appropriation Principle and the Current Regulatory Regime Governing Geostationary Orbit Equitable for All of Earth’s States?

Matthew Thornburg Vol. 40 Associate Editor Notions of fairness and common benefit ring throughout the body of international law governing […]

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Can Non-State Actors Save the Paris Climate Agreement?

Melissa Danzo Vol. 40 Associate Editor Since the Paris Climate Agreement was signed in 2015, power shifts among the most […]

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Circumventing the WTO: Impermissibility of Tariffs imposed by the U.S. and China under WTO Law

Pablo Garrido Estevez Vol. 40 Associate Editor In March, the Trump administration announced a 25% tariff on USD $50 billion […]

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Argentina’s Debt Crisis and the need for an International Investment Court

Connor Rubin Vol. 40 Associate Editor After the election of Carlos Menem as President of Argentina in 1989, the country began […]

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Nobel Peace Prize of 2018: Spotlight on Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War

Alexia Jansen Vol. 40 Executive Editor The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Nadia Murad […]

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