The Legality of an ECOWAS Intervention in Niger

On July 26, 2023, a military junta ousted the democratically elected President of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, and took him hostage. This coup d’état is one the latest of many coups that have plagued multiple African nations over recent decades. Since 1950, almost half of...

Limitations to the Justice for Victims of War Crimes Act

Introduction In 2010, Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes fled his home in Los Angeles to evade Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents that were closing in to arrest him for immigration fraud.  Sosa is a Guatemalan ex-commando who participated in the Dos Erres...

Survive To Drive? Andretti Global’s Fight to Join Formula One’s World Championship

In February this year, the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (“FIA”), international motorsport’s governing body, announced the organization was to open up the process to expand Formula One (“F1”)’s World Championship, allowing new teams to apply to join the...
Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice

Introduction When exploring solutions to an armed conflict and a history of human rights violations, one can usually think of bringing cases before a tribunal to find those responsible and hold them accountable. However, it is not that easy. Policymakers must also...

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