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Submissions for Vol. 25

March 17, 2015 – 3:52 PM | Comments Off

The Minnesota Journal of International Law is currently accepting submissions for Volume 25. Submissions may be sent to mjil@umn.edu or through ExpressO.

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Liberty and Freedom in a Human Rights Paradigm

June 18, 2013 – 11:33 AM | Comments Off

Olena Hrabovska*
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I. INTRODUCTION
Human rights are commonly conceived and expressed as human freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“UDHR”) says that every “member of the human family” has a kind of …

Fraternal Twins with Different Mothers: Explaining Differences between Self–Determination and Self–Government Using the Indian Tribal Sovereignty Model as Context

June 18, 2013 – 10:58 AM | Comments Off

Cheryl L. Daytec*
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Federal Indian policy is, to say the least, schizophrenic. And this confusion continues to infuse federal Indian law and our cases.[1]
– Justice Clarence Thomas
 
It’s not the package and the …

The Institutionalization of Cosmopolitan Justice: The Case of the African Union’s Right of Intervention

June 17, 2013 – 2:07 PM | Comments Off

Girmachew Alemu Aneme*
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 I. INTRODUCTION
In May 2001, all but one African state ratified a regional treaty, the African Union Constitutive Act, which provides for intervention inside African Union (AU) Member States against …