Memoranda of (Mis)Understandings (Part II)
As described in Part I of our post, non-legally binding arrangements (NBAs) play an ever larger role in foreign policy. As a response to their growing popularity and to avoid...
Memoranda of (Mis)Understandings (Part I)
When thinking of international law, most lawyers’ first association might not concern non-legally binding arrangements (NBAs) between States (also described as ‘Memoranda of Understanding’ or ’MoUs’). After all, the terms...
- Dialing Into Jessup
Expect the Unexpected
Comparing the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and Jessup is a bit like comparing apples and oranges. The ICJ’s mandate is to adjudicate contentious questions of international law, while one...
Withdrawing from the ‚Withdrawal Doctrine‘
Shortly after his election, President Joe Biden announced a number of issues he would tackle during his first days in office. Amongst others, this included reversing the effects of what...