The Trump administration, asylum law, and private-actor persecution

Written by Rachael Stryer* Over the past three and a half years, the Trump administration has sought to radically restrict access to asylum in...

Virtual Symposium: China and the International Legal Order

China and International Legal Order Virtual Symposium HILJ-YJIL-Oxford | October 15, 2020  To register, please click the link and provide your name, email address,...

Call for Submissions: China and the International Legal Order

Call for Submissions for “China and the International Legal Order” Virtual Symposium Due: Friday, October 2nd by 11:59 AM The Harvard International Law Journal...

The International Law of Rabble Rousing

Written by Hendrick Townley & Asaf Lubin “It was noon on an ordinary sunny spring day in May, but the scene was not as...

Symposium Conference: International Trade in the Trump Era

On February 22, 2019, YJIL successfully hosted a one-day conference at Yale Law School entitled “International Trade in the Trump Era.” The conference corresponds to the...

Features Symposium: International Trade in the Trump Era

The international trade order is in crisis. Since the election of President Donald J. Trump, the United States has initiated—and escalated—a trade war with...

Forum: The ICC and Afghanistan – Time to End Impunity?

Written by Mehdi J. Hakimi* Following the Taliban’s announcement of their annual spring offensive, violence has ratcheted up across Afghanistan. According to the UN...

Forum: Reflections on a Potential Peace Treaty for the Korean Peninsula

Written by Jonathan Worboys* and Laura Edwards** Introduction The first half of 2018 saw a welcome de-escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula. In...

Volume 43, Issue 2

Puerto Rico and the Right of Accession Written by Joseph Blocher & Mitu Gulati On June 11, 2017, Puerto Rico held a referendum regarding its...

Book Review by Richard A. Falk: International Law in a Transcivilizational World by ONUMA Yasuaki

International Law in a Transcivilizational World by ONUMA Yasuaki, Cambridge University Press, 2017. Reviewed by Richard A. Falk On Civilizational Perspective Professor ONUMA Yasuaki,...