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 [...]

Biography: Max Huber (1874-1960)

Swiss jurist Max Huber (1874-1960) only really came into focus when writing on this blog about the Lotus– and Island of Palmas cases. Looking further into him (shout out to issue 1 of the [...]

Movie Review: ‘The Martian’ (2015)

I am not one for science fiction when alien life forms are involved. With the possible exception of some Star Wars and Star Trek movies, and now The Martian. This story is impressive and is told [...]

Favorite Law Quotes: Mark Twain and lawyers

Admittedly, I am a Mark Twain novice, and I stumbled on this quote accidentally. As I said in my very first post on this blog, I intend to read some Twain. But I haven’t gotten to it yet. In any [...]