EJIL: The Podcast! Episode 6 – Trumping International Law?

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This episode examines the effects of the four years of the Trump Administration on international law. I am joined by Joseph Weiler, Co-Editor in Chief of EJIL and University Professor at New York University School of Law; Neha Jain, Professor of Public International Law at the European University Institute; and Chimene Keitner, who is Alfred and Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law at the University of California Hastings and who served as Counsellor on International Law at the US State Department from 2016 to 2017.

In our conversation, we explore the impact of the last four years on the future of multilateralism. To what extent did the Trump Administrations policies affect or change the foundations of the international legal system or help to reshape certain structural features across that system. We discuss the effect of Trump Administration policies on a range of international institutions, including the World Trade Organization and the International Criminal Court. Did those policies simply expose weaknesses in those institutions? How might those weaknesses be remedied, and how will the relationship between those institutions and the US develop over the course of the new Biden administration?


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Reddy says

February 1, 2021

Wow. very nice. Thank you for such a wonderful peice.