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Foreign Life Valuation

How should U.S. policymakers value foreign lives?  The University of Illinois Law Review Online recently published a symposium issue exploring a variety of perspectives on this question.  The pieces respond to Valuing Foreign Lives, published last year by IntLawGrrl Lesley Wexler (pictured right) and her colleague Arden Rowell (pictured below). That article offers a theoretical […]

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The Borders of Human Rights

What is the relationship between international human rights law and migration? Though many might assume a simple one – human rights protect migrants – the reality is much more complex, raising profound questions about state sovereignty, politics, and the nature of international law. In her new paper, Between the Kingdom and the Desert Sun: Human […]

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Debating the ICC

In case you missed it, IntLawGrrls Elena Baylis, Kamari Clarke, and Meg deGuzman are featured in today’s New York Times Room for Debate, discussing the effectiveness and legitimacy of the International Criminal Court.  Well worth a read!Filed under: International Criminal Law, IntLawGrrls Tagged: International Criminal Court

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In Cambodia, a Time for Reflection

Today’s convictions of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan brought relief and a sense of closure for many survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime.  Thirty-five years after the downfall of the Khmer Rouge, these senior leaders have finally been sentenced to life imprisonment for their brutal crimes.  Fifteen years ago, I surveyed a cross-section of Cambodians about their […]

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Transitions

On behalf of the IntLawGrrls editorial team, I’m delighted to announce Karen Hoffmann’s promotion to Submissions Editor.  Karen, who attends Temple Law School in Philadelphia, has been an IntLawGrrls student editor since July 2013.  Last summer, she was a Legal Trainee with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) in Berlin. She’s also […]

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