By Francisco-José Quintana – Third World analogies have long become a favoured resource of U.S. critics of Donald Trump. This essay explores the references to “banana republics” and Latin America in the analysis of the storming of the U.S. capitol and argues that these analogies are normatively, historically, and analytically deficient.
By Lys Kulamadayil – What can our governments can do to address the crisis in Venezuela? Stop banks from money-laundering.
By Nina Teresa Kiderlin, Pedro José Martinez Esponda & Dorothea Endres – Challenging the common narratives of legal change, the PATHS project investigates the different pathways through which stability and change travel in the international legal order.
By Miia Halme-Tuomisaari – How can we understand the continued importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in today’s world?
How does international law affect power and development in resource-wealthy postcolonial countries?
By Ezgi Yildiz – International law prohibits torture, but not the tools used to torture. The Global Alliance for Torture Free Trade aims to change that.
By Ezgi Yildiz – How can we study legal change globally? A focus on the depth and pace of change could reveal important patterns.
By Francesco Corradini & Lucy Lu Reimers – New tools are required to understand the complex normative interactions through which the global legal order is being constructed.