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A commentary on International and Comparative Law and Global Affairs by Washington University School of Law Professors, Alumni, and Students
Experts Meeting at the Villa Moynier, Geneva, 2014
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St. Louis Experts Meeting for the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative, Washington University, 2009
International Criminal Court at The Hague
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Female Voices at IHL Dialogs in Chautauqua, NY: Katherine B. Fite Would Have Been Proud

Female Voices at IHL Dialogs in Chautauqua, NY: Katherine B. Fite Would Have Been Proud

By: Milena Sterio In my capacity as an academic and representative of Intlawgrrls, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 11th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Chautauqua, New York from August 27th-29th.  The Dialogs’ theme for this year was...

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International Justice Day and Recent Developments

International Justice Day and Recent Developments

By: Kristin Smith The ICC turned 15 years old on July 17, 2017 (a date which celebrates the July 17, 1998 adoption of the Rome Statute). The day has come to be known as “International Justice Day” or the “Day of International Criminal Justice,” and aims to raise...

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Scott Turow’s “Testimony” and the Importance of the ICC

Scott Turow’s “Testimony” and the Importance of the ICC

By: Emily Brewster On Tuesday, May 23, Maryville University hosted legal thriller writer Scott Turow (author of One L and Presumed Innocent among others) for its speaker series to discuss his new novel, Testimony.  As part of the discussion, Harris Institute Director...

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Global Trumpism, Week 16: Brexit and Trump as Consequences of the New National Protectionism

Global Trumpism, Week 16: Brexit and Trump as Consequences of the New National Protectionism

By: Mattia Cutolo The following analysis sets its framework on a particular date: Wednesday March 29th, when Theresa May “Brexit!” dixit (latin: “When Theresa May said: “Brexit!”). That is when the UK Ambassador to the EU, Tim Barrow, delivered a letter signed by...

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