Monthly Archives: September 2010

New Issue: The Privatization of Development Assistance

We are pleased to announce that the Summer 2010 issue of the Journal of International Politics is now available online.  The issue contains the contents of our 2009 symposium on the Privatization of Development Assistance, which included the following papers: … Continue reading

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Alvarez on Opinio Juris

NYU Law Professor Jose Enrique Alvarez will be guest blogging this week over at Opinio Juris.  He uses his first post to outline the broad challenges facing the international investment regime.  From the post: When two of the leading capital … Continue reading

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Book Review: Temkin’s The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair

This installment in our ongoing series of book reviews features J. Benton Heath’s assessment of Moshik Temkin’s The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: America on Trial. In his review, Heath finds that Temkin’s book brings a unique international dimension to the analysis of … Continue reading

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The International Relations Value of Criminal Tribunals

By Graham Dumas, (J.D. Candidate 2011) Much has been made in recent(ish) literature about the defects of criminal tribunals in post-conflict societies. Multiple authors over the past decade have rightly noted that such fora have dubious positive effects on the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Against the Death Penalty (Yorke ed.)

Continuing our ongoing series of book reviews, Alexanda McCown assesses Against the Death Penalty: International Initiatives and Implications, edited by Jon Yorke.  The book focuses on what empirically have been successful challenges to the death penalty and explores the relationship … Continue reading

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Posner on Human Rights, War, and Reciprocity

Eric Posner (U. Chicago) will present a paper titled Human Rights, the Laws of War, and Reciprocity at NYU Law’s Hauser Colloquium this Wednesday at 2 p.m.  The paper focuses on U.S. counterterrorism policy. It argues that the relative successes … Continue reading

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Danish Ambassador to Give Keynote at JILP Symposium

On Oct. 22, Peter Taksoe-Jensen, Danish Ambassador to the United States (right), will deliver a keynote address at a JILP symposium on the promises and challenges of a melting arctic.  Until recently, Mr. Taksoe-Jensen was the UN assistant secretary-general for … Continue reading

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