International Law

To Preserve Biodiversity, Start with Five Universal Truths About Corruption

November 16, 2017

In an era of increased awareness of ecology and the environment, meaningful implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (“CITES”) is garnering support on the international stage. A persistent impediment to the successful regulation of wildlife trafficking, however, is corruption. In fact, the most recent Conference of Parties…

Juliet Sorensen

How To Help the Migration Crisis — and Make International Law

October 24, 2017

The global migration crisis has become a political crisis. As migrants continue the perilous sea journey across the Mediterranean, EU politicians remain deadlocked on creating new, harmonized regulations for migration. Meanwhile, right-wing parties have gained strength across Europe, riding a wave of anti-immigrant backlash. The United States, historically the world’s largest refugee resettlement country, has…

Jill Goldenziel