By: Lisa J. Laplante Introduction The Judicialization of Peace offers an important empirical analysis of whether and how the involvement of international courts can alter the form and substance of accountability brokered through peace agreements. Specifically, authors Courtney Hillebrecht, Alexandra Huneeus, with the collaboration of Sandra Borda, offer this analysis through the case study of […]
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By Courtney Hillebrecht and Alexandra Huneeus By what measure can we best assess the work of international courts? Reflecting on The Judicialization of Peace, Roberto Gargarella takes us to task for failing to make explicit a theory of democracy by which to understand the role that international courts played in the Colombian peace negotiations. He […]
By Nafees Ahmad South Asia is home to over 2.5 million refugees (75,927 in Afghanistan, 932,209 in Bangladesh, 197,122 in India, 21,467 in Nepal, 1,393,132 in Pakistan, and 820 in Sri Lanka). This poses unprecedented challenges to a region ill-equipped to deal with the contemporary refugee crisis. Conflicts in China, Iran, Myanmar, and other neighboring […]
By Mindy Nunez Duffourc and Matthias Haag Introduction In May 2018, the General Assembly of German Physicians voted to lift the ban on remote treatment that was previously contained in Article 7(4) of the Model Professional Code for Physicians in Germany. The earlier rules prohibited a doctor from diagnosing or treating a patient until an […]
By: Drini Grazhdani Introduction International development efforts to build functional rule of law systems around the world are often faced with two impediments: reforming old deep-rooted systems, and changing the mindset and behaviors of the people who work within those systems. However, the case of Kosovo was somewhat different. In 1999, when the United Nations […]