By: Francesco Perrone
There are six active cases for detainees held at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, relating to crimes that occurred more than fifteen years ago. Michel Paradis discusses why there seems to be little progress in adjudicating claims, how they arrived at this point, and what solutions he proposes to provide a more just system to all parties involved.
By: Dyllan Lee
The United States’ decision to heighten sanctions against North Korea is a positive and necessary step in addressing the security threats posed by the regime. However, sanctions alone, irrespective of their severity, will have a limited impact unless China fully cooperates with the endeavor to de-nuclearize the Korean peninsula.
By: Haris A. Durrani
The Bogotá Declaration of 1976, in which a series of equatorial states attempted to resist the Outer Space Treaty of 1967 by claiming sovereignty over geostationary orbit above their territories, presents a unique case that contradicts some assumptions about the use of commons-like regimes to correct asymmetric governance regimes. This case suggests the value of historical scholarship on colonialism and development to ongoing disputes in space law and in other regimes governing extraterritorial domains.
By: Joseph Ben-Maimon
Allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US Presidential Election have drawn attention to the issue of political cyber interference. International Jus ad Bellum law creates a situation where democracies are both especially vulnerable to such attacks and legally handicapped in their ability to respond to these tactics when compared to non-democracies.
By: Aditya Manubarwala , Malcolm Katrak
An examination of the impact of the WTO’s ruling in the Indo-U.S. Solar dispute on the environmental obligations of developing nations vis-à-vis established principles of international trade law.