Denver Journal of International Law and Policy

Periodical covering law and political science.

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 1, Winter

Critical Comparisons: The Role of Comparative Law in Investment Treaty Arbitration
A rose is a rose is an onion Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) Both comparativists and internationalists have mostly neglected the interaction between international law and comparative law. While "[i]nternationalists seem comfortable...
Drone Warfare and the Law of Armed Conflict
"[I]n all of our operations involving the use of force, including those in the armed conflict with al Qaeda, the Taliban, and associated forces, the Obama Administration is committed by word and deed to conducting ourselves in accordance with all applicable...
Ethiopia's Armed Intervention in Somalia: The Legality of Self-Defense in Response to the Threat of Terrorism
Whereas there are debates among some academic circles that the events of 9/11 have constituted a change in the law of self-defense, this article argues against the possibility, even of the desirability, of such an assertion. By situating the law of...
The Iraqi Criminal Justice System, an Introduction
The purpose of this article is to serve as a brief introduction to the criminal justice system, such as it is, in Iraq today. It is based on my review of the Iraqi Criminal Procedure Code, (1) my discussions with a small number of individuals--both...