We are pleased to announce that over the coming days, Professor Brad Roth of Wayne State University will be contributing a series of short but incisive essays (i.e posts in general blog speak) to EJIL:Talk! Professor Roth has appointments at both the Wayne State University Law School and the Department of Political Science. He specialises in international law as well as in political and legal theory. He is author of Governmental Illegitimacy in International Law (OUP) and co-editor of Democratic Governance and International Law (CUP). His latest papers include “Coming to Terms with Ruthlessness: Sovereign Equality, Global Pluralism, and the Limits of International Criminal Justice,” 8 Santa Clara Journal of International Law (forthcoming Dec. 2009 and available here); and “Just Short of Torture: Abusive Treatment and the Limits of International Criminal Justice,” (2008) 6 Journal of International Criminal Justice 215-39 (available here).
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