international law

The Impact of Globalization on Citizenship

This essay discusses the impact of globalization on citizenship from theoretical, legal, and political perspectives. It argues that globalization has led to the erosion of the traditional territorial and nationalistic conceptions of citizenship and to the development of a more global sense of citizenship.

The Use of Universal Jurisdiction to Prosecute Serious Crimes

This essay looks at the concept of universal jurisdiction, which is the idea that some crimes are so serious that they should be prosecuted no matter where they were committed or who committed them. The essay discusses the history of universal jurisdiction and looks at how it has been used in relation to crimes against the Jewish people and black people.

The Convention against Torture: An Important International Policy Document

The essay discusses the Convention against Torture, an important international policy document that seeks to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment around the world. The United States of America has not yet ratified the Convention, but is a signatory to the treaty and is therefore bound by its provisions. In order for the United States to ratify the Convention, it must first pass domestic legislation that implements the treaty’s provisions.

The Consequences of Torture

This essay looks at the history of torture, its definition, and whether or not it can be justified. It also looks at the impact of torture on victims and some of the methods that have been used throughout history.

The Challenges of Globalization and the Relevance of the State

In this essay, I will discuss the challenges of globalization and the relevance of the state in the global age. In particular, I will argue that while globalization has created new challenges for states, it has also created new opportunities for cooperation and innovation.