Gail Lythgoe



Gail Lythgoe is an Associate Editor of EJIL:Talk! and Associate Lecturer at the University of St Andrews. She finished her PhD at the University of Glasgow and is the EJIL Book Review Assistant Editor. Her research interests include public international law, global governance, legal theory, legal geography, and international organizations.

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Two Weeks in Review, 15 – 28 March 2021

Arron N. Honniball examines some procedural law issues that arose in the Mauritius/Maldives Preliminary Objections Judgment that related to whether Judges ad hoc can participate in proceeding by different means (remote or in person), and whether Judges ad hoc can be directed to participate by a particular means. If the hybrid format is…

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Two Weeks in Review, 1 – 14 March 2021

EJIL: The Podcast! Episode 7: “Walking Back Human Rights in Europe?” ‬   In this episode of the podcast, Sarah Nouwen is in conversation with Laurence Helfer (Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor of Law, Duke Law School) and Erik Voeten (Peter F. Krogh Professor of Geopolitics and…

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Two Weeks in Review, 15 – 28 February 2021

Diane Desierto compares and contrasts the jurisdictional methodologies employed by the International Court of Justice in its Iran v. US and Qatar v. UAE judgments. Desierto compares how the Court characterised the ratione materiae in each dispute and the Court’s treaty interpretation under Article 31 of the VCLT, given the Court favoured…

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