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Unresolved and Unresolvable? Tensions in the Refugee Regime

| March 2019

Advancing durable solutions does not necessarily mean overcoming the inherent tensions in the refugee regime between law, morality, and national interests.

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Conflicting Norms, Values, and Interests: A Perspective from Legal Academia

| March 2019

This essay argues that norms, values, and interests do not inhabit different universes, but are interrelated concepts.

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Humanitarian Diplomacy: The ICRC’s Neutral and Impartial Advocacy in Armed Conflicts

| March 2019

This essay argues that there is an important place for the ICRC’s style of “quiet” diplomacy alongside other “loud” forms of advocacy.

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Could a United Nations Code of Conduct Help Curb Atrocities? A Response to Bolarinwa Adediran

| March 2019

Although a UN code of conduct may have little effect on Security Council decision-making, the proposals have already proven their worth in political and normative terms.

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The Many Evils of Inequality: An Examination of T. M. Scanlon’s Pluralist Account

The Many Evils of Inequality: An Examination of T. M. Scanlon’s Pluralist Account

| March 2019

This review essay presents an in-depth theoretical look at—and critique of—Scanlon’s pluralist approach to objectionable inequality.

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<i>Crime and Global Justice: The Dynamics of International Punishment</i>, by Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease

Crime and Global Justice: The Dynamics of International Punishment, by Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease

| March 2019

In this book, Archibugi and Pease survey familiar territory, but they distinguish their contribution by using case studies to tell their story, focusing on the indictments, trials, and convictions of well-known heads of state.

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<i>Should We Control World Population?</i> by Diana Coole

Should We Control World Population? by Diana Coole

This book provides an antidote to the commonly held assumption that procreation is beyond the legitimate scope of governmental influence.

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<i>Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict</i>, by Tanisha Fazal

Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict, by Tanisha Fazal

| March 2019

This book convincingly shows that efforts to regulate and govern the conduct of war have bred counteracting reactions by warring parties.

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