ABA SLD International Law Committee

Authoritarian International Law

A line of riot police observing a protest march in Athens, Greece.

A line of riot police observing a protest march in Athens, Greece.

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In this committee meeting presentation recording,  University of Chicago Law Professor Tom Ginsburg discusses authoritarian international law and its possible consequences, drawn from a recent article of that title he authored in a leading law journal. With the spate of countries worldwide with authoritarian regimes which distort Western notions of rule of law, Prof. Ginsburg explores the existence of and raises concerns about this phenomenon and its ultimate impact on traditional concepts of international law.

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Tom Ginsburg,  Leo Spitz Professor of International Law and Professor of Political Science University of Chicago, Chicago IL

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