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, [...]

International law 1000: National law

In the Lotus-case, the Court distinguished between what is now called the law of co-existence and the law that aims to achieve ’common aims’. This latter body of law has since exploded in terms [...]

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 [...]