Preliminary Analysis of Article XXI: Why the National Security Exception is an Implausible Justification for US Steel and Aluminium Tariffs on China

AbstractUS protectionist measures in modern history reached a new apex in 2018 when tariffs against steel and aluminium imports were announced, which particularly affected China, the state posing a sharp political and economic contrast to US. Not only did this trigger retaliatory measures but it ...

In International Law, Feb 17, 2020

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In Criminal Law, Nov 29, 2019

Would becoming a republic be so simple?

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In Public Law, Oct 21, 2019

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Commentary on Lungowe and others v Vedanta Resources plc and Kokola Copper Mines plc [2019] UKSC 201

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Privilege against Self-Incrimination in Civil Injunctions: the Double-Edged Sword of Themis?

In general, the privilege against self-incrimination (“PSI”) protects a defendant from being compelled to provide (potentially) incriminating statement or information. PSI may be asserted...

In Criminal Law, Oct 09, 2019

The delicate balance between Carl Schmitt’s constituent power and liberal constitutionalism: a misunderstood and over-complicated dichotomy?

The tension between constituent power and a liberal theory of constitutionalism is important in constitutional theory as they paint very different perceptions of the nature of authority i...

In Public Law, Sep 23, 2019

Material contribution: bridging the evidentiary gap

To right a private wrong, causation is generally established between the tortfeasor’s negligent act and claimant’s injury. However, on occasion, the evidence will be such that a causal li...

In Private Law, Sep 15, 2019