Denver Journal of International Law and Policy

Periodical covering law and political science.

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 3, Summer

Exporting the Rule of Law to Mongolia: Post-Socialist Legal and Judicial Reforms
This article analyzes Mongolia's legal and judicial reforms and the efforts of international organizations and outside states to assist or encourage those reforms. Most international organizations and outside states predicate their legal assistance...
The Status of Private Military Contractors under International Humanitarian Law
I. INTRODUCTION The resort to and conduct of warfare has a long history of regulation. (1) The set of rules commonly known as the jus ad bellum provide the legal limits to the commencement of warfare. (2) The set of rules known as the jus in bello...
The Unpleasant Responsibilities of International Human Rights Law
The prevailing view in the legal literature on the fight against terrorism is that the current structure of international law--the law enforcement/armed conflict dichotomy--is ill-suited to address large-scale hostilities between a state and a terrorist...
Thin Ice, Shifting Geopolitics: The Legal Implications of Arctic Ice Melt
INTRODUCTION Navigators searched for a commercial sea route via the Arctic Sea for centuries. In North America, this route was historically known as the Northwest Passage, and generations of merchants and seamen sought the route because the existence...