Gail Lythgoe



Gail Lythgoe is an Associate Editor of EJIL:Talk! She is currently finalising her PhD at the University of Glasgow and is the EJIL Book Review Assistant Editor. Her research interests include public international law, legal theory, international legal history, international organizations, and geography.

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Two Weeks in Review, 20 July – 2 August 2020

Black Lives Matter Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne examines the recent #BlackLivesMatter debate at the UN Human Rights Council and argues against burying the issue in existing Special Procedures. Hill-Cawthorne also looks at the issue of international law’s complicity in, and the responsibility of states in relation to, the root causes of racism…

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Two Weeks in Review, 6 – 19 July 2020

Kai Ambos and Matthias Lippold, on the anniversary of the Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinion, dissect the ICJ’s conclusion that “(t)here exists an obligation to pursue in good faith and bring to a conclusion negotiations leading…

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Two Weeks in Review, 22 June – 5 July 2020

COVID related posts Rutsel Martha and Stephen Bailey note the recent moves by some states, as part of efforts to contain the transmission of COVID-19, denying the entry to their nationals. They examine whether it is lawful for a State…

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