Tuesday, September 20, 2016

New Volume: Baltic Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Baltic Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 15, 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • The Approaches of Liberal and Illiberal Governments to International Law
    • Jose E. Alvarez, Foreword: Fifty Shades of Gray
    • Bill Bowring, Did the States Which Founded the UN Have Liberal or Illiberal Governments?
    • Maria Varaki, The Second Part of the Ideal Theory of John Rawls in The Law of Peoples Transplanted and Revisited
    • Oleksandr Merezhko, Ideology of Liberalism and International Law
    • John D. Haskell, Will the Real Transitology Please Stand Up?
    • Anna Dolidze, The Non-Native Speakers of International Law: The Case of Russia
    • Isobel Roele, From Illiberal to Incorrigible: A New Strategy for Humanitarian Enforcement Action in Syria
    • Charlotte Steinorth, Russia, the Security Council, and the Return of History
    • Kerttu Mager, Russia’s Illiberal Ideology and Its Influences on the Legislation in the Sphere of Civil and Political Rights
    • Gleb Bogush, Russia and International Criminal Law
    • Leonid Tymchenko, International Legal Norms in the System of the Ukrainian Constitution
    • Phil C.W. Chan, A Critique of Western Discourses of International Law and State Sovereignty through Chinese Lenses
    • Wim Muller, China: an Illiberal, Non-Western State in a Western-centric, Liberal Order?
    • Vladislav Mulyun, Liberalism in International Trade, Illiberalism in Domestic Economic Governance and Human Rights Protection in the Context of the WTO
    • Veronika Bilkova, Symbols of Illiberalism in the World of Liberal States
    • Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias & Anna Śledzińska-Simon, Value Pluralism without the Value of Pluralism? “Homosexual Propaganda” Bans as a Litmus Test for the Acceptance of Liberal and International Human Rights Norms in the Post-Communist States Jernej Letnar Černič, A Glass Half Empty? Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe
    • Laura-Maria Crăciunean, “Transplanting” Democracy and Human Rights in a Post-communist Country: Some Comments on the Role of the Venice Commission’s Opinions with Respect to Romania
    • Gerry Simpson, The End of the End of History: Some Epitaphs for Liberalism