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...
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...
The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

By: Suhao Chen On May 25, 1993, in the midst of violent conflict in the Balkans, the UN Security Council decided (through Resolution 827) to establish the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to prosecute persons responsible for serious violations...

Global Trumpism, Week Ten: The Syrian Conflict goes from Bad to Worse

By: Leila Sadat Although one can fault the Obama administration for its tepid policy towards Syria, Trump’s airstrikes against a Syrian military base on Thursday, April 6th take the U.S. policy towards Syria in a dangerous new direction. Although it’s tempting to...
Lemberg – Lvov – Lviv: How a City Helped Shape Modern International Criminal Law

Lemberg – Lvov – Lviv: How a City Helped Shape Modern International Criminal Law

By: Megan Reif On Thursday, March 30th, Washington University School of Law and the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute welcomed Philippe Sands to campus as part of the Assembly Series and Public Interest Law and Policy Speaker Series. Prof. Sands gave a special...