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Established in 1982, WILJ offers articles of scholarly and practical interest in various areas of international law.

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Latest Issue

  • Volume 36, Issue 3

    Articles include
    "Deciphering the "Right to Read" Under International Human Rights Law: A Normative Framework for Equal Access" by Lida Ayoubi,
    "System Criminality and International Responsibility: Back to Canonical Questions" by Zhenni Li,
    "Understanding the Activation of the Crime of Aggression at the International Criminal Court: Progress and Pitfalls" by Jeremy Sarkin & Juliana Almeida.

    Notes and Comments include
    "To Register or Not to Register? The Possibility of an Article 102 Sanction in Jadhav" by Beau Bettiga,
    "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Mental Healthcare for Syrian Asylum-Seekers and Refugees" by Ashlee Rossler

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Jus Gentium Articles

  • What is the way forward for the Global South in the era of climate change?

    Vidya Ann Jacob

    The 25th Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC took place in Madrid during December of 2019. Thousands of negotiators and observers emphasized the goals laid down by the Paris Agreement of 2015. International climate change negotiations are convened not only with the goals of mitigating and adapting to climate impacts, but also looking at mechanisms to lessen climate-induced human rights violations, and achieving feasible sustainable development...

  • Hong Kong is an International Legal Experiment

    Sean O’Reilly

    There is a trio of old Chinese curses that goes something like this: “may you live in interesting times,” “may you come to the attention of those in authority,” and “may you find what you are looking for.” In today’s Hong Kong, it appears that all three have come true. Hong Kong’s current protest movement has raised several profound questions. It has forced us to ask ourselves, among other things, “what is Hong Kong?,” “where is it now?,” and “where is it going?”...

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