Katie Johnston

About/Bio

Katie Johnston is a DPhil candidate in Public International Law at the University of Oxford, where her research focuses on the international law on the use of force by States. Katie holds law degrees from the University of Oxford and Paris II Assas and completed her LL.M. at Georgetown Law, where she was a UK Fulbright Scholar. She has previously worked in the legal department of an international organisation and as a human rights advocate in Cambodia. Twitter: @katie_ajohnston

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Reconciling new interpretations of the UN Charter with the customary international law on the use of force

  In a recent lecture, published as a post on this blog, Professor Dapo Akande analysed the diversity of the rules on the use of force in international law and the implications for the evolution of the law in this area. In this post I wish to address one issue arising from this discussion but not directly…

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