YJIL Forum

YJIL Online is pleased to announce the launch of YJIL Forum, a new platform for law students, practitioners, and legal scholars to publish timely, thoughtful pieces on recent developments in international law. The main goal of YJIL Forum is to foster a dynamic exchange between members of the international law community. Forum pieces are shorter and published more frequently than our Features Essays, allowing our readers to engage with a greater number of topical issues together.



The Case of Kim Jong-nam and Questions of International Law

Written by Quentin Johnson

July 5, 2017





President Trump’s Budget Blueprint and U.N. Blue Helmets

Written by Tracy Nelson

May 18, 2017





A Closer Look at the Korean Constitutional Court’s Ruling on Park Geun-hye’s Impeachment

Written by Hyun-Soo Lim

May 18, 2017




Book Review: Europe’s Justice Deficit?

Written by Daniel Listwa

May 7, 2017





Understanding War-Sustaining Targeting: A Rejoinder to Iulia Padeanu

Written by Maj Gen. Charles J. Dunlap Jr., USAF (Ret.) 

April 6, 2017





Exiting the United Nations: Paths and Potential

Written by Tracy Nelson

March 2, 2017





Accepting that War-Sustaining Objects are ‘Legitimate Targets’ under IHL is a Terrible Idea

Written by Iulia E. Padeanu

March 2, 2017





Treasuring the ‘Treasure Island of Korea’: A Cautionary Tale of Chinese Real Estate Development in Jeju Island

Written by Hyun-Soo Lim

March 2, 2017





When Do Treaties Preempt State Law?

Written by Sarah Weiner

March 2, 2017






Brexit and the Law Symposium

Introduction by Professor Harold Hongju Koh

February 3, 2017




Call for Modified Transparency in the Korea-Lone Star Funds Arbitration

Written By Hyun-Soo Lim

December 1, 2016





International Law and the Lame-Duck Congress

Written by Tracy Nelson

December 1, 2016





Investment Arbitration: A Poor Forum for the International Fight Against Corruption

Written by Leo O’Toole

December 1, 2016






An Update on the Malaysian 1MDB Case

Written by Quentin Johnson

December 1, 2016







The Uncertain Future of the European Investment Court System

Written by Erin Biel and Mattie Wheeler

December 1, 2016





Is the Trump Administration Bound by the Iran Deal?

Written By Iulia E. Padeanu 

December 1, 2016




Hacking the Election

Written by Ram Sachs

October 27, 2016




Outsourcing Refoulement: The United States and the Central American Refugee Crisis

Written by Aaron Korthuis

October 24, 2016