Careful what you wish for

  • May 31, 2024
  • Dr. A Neil Campbell, Jonathan O’Hara, William Pellerin, Jamie M. Wilks and Tayler Farrell

Canada issues long-awaited guidance on economic sanctions.

International Law

My legal bucket list

  • July 10, 2023
  • Sabrina Clark

Gain international legal experience with an overseas organization: Check!

International Law, Young Lawyers

Journey of openness

  • July 10, 2023
  • Tina Daschuk

My experience with the Young Lawyers Internal Program.

International Law, Young Lawyers

The virtual YLIP experience

  • June 03, 2022
  • Chloe Quirion

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for many of us in various ways. In just a few months, life as we knew it took a drastic turn and forced many of us to rethink our plans and get creative about how to make them happen.

International Law, Young Lawyers

The role of international law in Ukraine’s fight against Russian aggression

  • May 11, 2022
  • Dr. Gaiane Nuridzhanian and Lee-Ann Conrod

While a state’s right to use force in individual and collective self-defence is firmly established in international law, there exists no right to intervene by force into the territory of another state for humanitarian reasons without that state’s consent or authorization of the UN Security Council.

Criminal Justice, International Law

Autonomous weapons systems: how to work towards a total ban?

  • September 13, 2019
  • Christiane Saad and Ewa Gosal

The potential uses of artificial intelligence are extensive, ranging from finance, health care, justice, education to military uses. While the application of AI has been widely acclaimed in non-military technologies, its use by the military has been the subject of intense debate.

International Law

WTO panel rules on 1994 GATT security exception

  • August 21, 2019
  • Jeremy D’Souza

In April 2019 the World Trade Organization issued its panel report Russia - Traffic in Transit,1 which contained the first WTO panel ruling on the security exception in the 1994 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Prior to this decision, the security exception had never been interpreted and its role in WTO dispute settlement was unclear and perhaps controversial.

International Law