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Casual Vacancies in the ICJ: Is There a Special Practice?

This blog has regularly published comment on legal issues that emerge in the context of elections to the Bench of the ICJ.

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Crippling Compensation in the Law of State Responsibility

Is there an exception to the principle of full reparation in international law of State responsibility for cases where full compensation is ‘crippling’ for the responsible State or…

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Editorial – A Modest Proposal on Zoom Teaching

No preliminaries are necessary here. One result of Covid-19 has been a shift to online teaching by Zoom (or similar platforms). In some law faculties all teaching is…

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The Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement: An Important Step Forward in the Reform Process?

On May 1, 2020, the secretariats of ICSID and UNCITRAL released the first draft of the Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement…

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NGOs and ECtHR judges: A Clarification

The 5 March blog post by Grégor Puppinck is not really a result of academic research, nor does it manage to identify an actual problem of…

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UNCITRAL and ISDS Reform: Plausible Folk Theories

  As observers of the UNCITRAL process, we watch the debates with great interest, writing about the emergence of different camps, giving perspectives on how the…

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Intergenerational Reflections on International Law: An Essay from Pierre Marie Dupuy

  The international legal system established in 1945 can be seen, in its very design, as an incarnation of western rationalism.  Like that rationalism, it implicitly embodies a…

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JHH Weiler, Co-Editor in Chief, in Conversation with Professor Wojciech Sadurski

One of the more ‘elegant’ ways of restricting freedom of political speech and academic freedom is to use libel and defamation laws. It has increasingly become the weapon…

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On My Way Out – Advice to Young Scholars VI: WeakPoint, On the Uses and Abuses of PowerPoint

  I have most certainly reached the final phase of my academic and professional career and as I look back I want to offer, for what it is…

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Favourite Readings 2019 – 10 Good Reads

    As in previous years, EJIL’s Review Editor, Christian J. Tams, has invited EJIL board members and (associate) editors to offer short reflections…

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