International Law 1000: Jurisdiction

I don’t mean to become repetitive here, but when it comes to jurisdiction, we can also start with the Lotus-case. But first, what is jurisdiction? As an expression of internal sovereignty, [...]

Favorite Law Quote: On Law and Politics

There are a few quotes about the law that sum up an entire philosophy. This one I encountered early on in my international law career, and in the first book on international law that I ever [...]

Bolivia v. Chile

Not long after their independence in the early 19th century, Bolivia and Chile fought the War of the Pacific after which Chile occupied a swath of Bolivian territory, and cut Bolivia off from [...]