Brexit: It’s globalization, stupid!

I thought I’d give you my two cents on the Brexit referendum that was held two days ago. All of the offered explanations for the Brexit have considerable merit, but disregard its root cause. I [...]

International Law 1000: Sovereignty

Despite the omnipresence of other influential actors on the international plane, international law begins and ends with the sovereign state. The state is the heart and backbone the international [...]

Classic Cases: The Case of the S.S. Lotus

For international lawyers, it is the collision that was heard around the world. In 1926, two vessels collided in the Mediterranean and the international legal community was never the same. It is [...]