What means to be critical in International Law?

I think lately there has been a great interest to think about new approaches to international law (NAIL) in order to spark up the conversations around it. One of these new approaches is about the Critical Studies to International Law, but, being critical is just to say you criticize the status quo? that you don't … Continue reading What means to be critical in International Law?

How to write an academic article in International Law? the Research Question, thanks to Sundhya Pahuja!

I wrote two previous entries on how to write an academic article, one was focused on free writing, the other one, was on the issue on how to work with all the possible bright ideas that pop up when free writing. Now the focus is on the research question. After much writing one have to … Continue reading How to write an academic article in International Law? the Research Question, thanks to Sundhya Pahuja!

How to write an academic article in International Law? Keeping track with new ideas

In another entry I wrote about free writing on international law, I focused more on jumping on the white page and start writing, and doing it every day, at least aiming at filling pages rather than be seated down and writing for a stretch of time. There might be times that when I write, as … Continue reading How to write an academic article in International Law? Keeping track with new ideas

Hoarding of vaccines, the Mexican protest and Comity

Hoarding happens at many levels, wealthy people having just more than enough food, and wasting much of it, too many shoes, too many T.V.s, too many of everything, except with books, you can hoard of sorts of books and have your library and your anti-library if you want. The issue that appears to be of … Continue reading Hoarding of vaccines, the Mexican protest and Comity

Cláusulas de fuerza mayor o force majeure, arbitraje de inversiones y derecho internacional

Cláusula de fuerza mayor y el arbitraje de inversiones en el Derecho Internacional

Continuing with Courts and Tribunals

So coming back, to the definition and etceteras. Why the international courts and tribunals have the responsibility to keep the international legal system as a coherent and united set? Why the responsibility is given to the international judges and arbitrators to keep together the system and avoid contradictions? Why not the States who are the … Continue reading Continuing with Courts and Tribunals

International Dispute Resolution a definition

Boleslaw Adam Boczeck in his book "Historical Dictionary of International Tribunals" shares  a great definition of what international adjudication is, he understands that international adjudication or international dispute settlement must be understood as the: "settlement of international disputes by international tribunals, implies the existence of a standing court of general or specialized jurisdiction, established pursuant to … Continue reading International Dispute Resolution a definition