Amidst a global pandemic, AUILR publishes historic Issue 4 of Vol. 35

Washington, D.C. — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and an abrupt move off campus, the staff of AUILR Volume 35 edited, wrote, and published the latest issue of Washington College of Law’s international law review. Featuring articles by Gino Scaccia, Stuart Ford, Dru Brenner-Beck, Kristie A. Bluett, William T. Worster and with studentContinue reading “Amidst a global pandemic, AUILR publishes historic Issue 4 of Vol. 35”

To begin an unusual school year, Vol. 36 features new editors and additional talent

Washington, D.C. — To start the 2020 -2021 academic year at Washington College of Law at American University, the staff of Volume 36 of the American University International Law Review are excited to welcome new editors and staff to our team. Our talent never ceases to impress and we look forward to working together toContinue reading “To begin an unusual school year, Vol. 36 features new editors and additional talent”

New staff elected to Volume 36

Washington, D.C. – The American University International Law Review is pleased to announce the 2020 new staff members. This year’s candidates were the best and brightest yet. Welcome to the AUILR family, Junior Staffers! Housed at the Washington College of Law, the American University International Law Review is one of the top 25 most citedContinue reading “New staff elected to Volume 36”

RELEASE: Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS:  Multilateralism, International Organizations, and the Global Response to COVID-19 The American University International Law Review (AUILR) is now accepting article submissions on topics for online publication related to international law and international organizations’ responses to global pandemics, including and especially COVID-19. In light of the current global trend shifting toward more nationalisticContinue reading “RELEASE: Call for Papers”

U.S. News and World Report Rank WCL International Law Top Five in Nation

Washington, D.C. — Earlier this week, U.S. News and World Report ranked Washington College of Law at American University a top 5 International Law program. Tying with contemporaries at Columbia and Yale, the WCL International Law program leads within the nation. Sherwet Witherington, AUILR’s incoming Editor-in-Chief reflects, “The international student body at WCL is unparalleledContinue reading “U.S. News and World Report Rank WCL International Law Top Five in Nation”

Vol. 35, Issue 2 is now available!

Washington, D.C. — American University International Law Review has published Volume 35, Issue 2. This issue discusses timely subjects including trademark law, youth justice, and the hallmark Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Human Rights Award. Issue 2 is available for PDF download here. AUILR is one of the top 10 most downloaded International LawContinue reading “Vol. 35, Issue 2 is now available!”

ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

By Nick Laneville November 1, 2016 Throughout his campaign to be the next President of the United States, Donald Trump has expressed a range of views on foreign policy.  Issues that have been particularly pronounced in his rhetoric in this area are those of collective security, immigration, and trade.  This blog post will attempt toContinue reading “ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy”

ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy

By Ayat Mujais  (@Ayat_Mujais) October 31, 2016 Numerous individuals, and much of the media, call Hillary Clinton a foreign policy “hawk.”  In general, Clinton often supports the use force along with using diplomacy and negotiation tactics, often called “smart power.”  She has a record of endorsing new wars, and can be seen as confrontational orContinue reading “ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy”

AUILR Symposium Panel: Children in Armed Conflict and International Law

By Kimberly Reynolds October 21, 2016 During the 2016 International Law Review Symposium, five esteemed practitioners discussed the complexities that inundate the use of children in armed conflict. The targeted use of children in armed conflict has become a commonplace and redundant narrative for non-state armed groups.  The targeting and use have expanded beyond the “traditional”Continue reading “AUILR Symposium Panel: Children in Armed Conflict and International Law”

Symposium Closing Keynote: Thomas Kline on International Law and the Recovery of Looted Artwork

By: Yvonne Woldeab*  A Tale of Two Churches.  Thomas Kline shared two parallel stories of precious lost and found (or more accurately, looted and recovered) artworks that have shaped the international art law landscape today.  Both stories are set in Cyprus—one in the village of Lysi, and the other in the northern town of Lythrankomi.Continue reading “Symposium Closing Keynote: Thomas Kline on International Law and the Recovery of Looted Artwork”