37 episodes

ASIL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. ASIL holds Special Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies. The Society is headquartered at Tillar House in Washington, DC.

International Law Behind the Headlines American Society of International Law

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ASIL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. ASIL holds Special Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies. The Society is headquartered at Tillar House in Washington, DC.

    Episode 36: Does MBS Have Immunity in US Courts?

    Episode 36: Does MBS Have Immunity in US Courts?

    Saudi leader Mohammed bin Salman is being sued in federal court with regard to the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi. A key issue is whether MBS’s apparent power and key leadership role give him immunity. We explore this issue, along with related foreign relations law questions, with Chimene Keitner, Fromm professor of law at UC Hastings and former counselor to the State Department.

    • 29 min
    Episode 35: Ukraine and the Resilience of International Law with Elena Chachko and Katerina Linos

    Episode 35: Ukraine and the Resilience of International Law with Elena Chachko and Katerina Linos

    In this episode Kal speaks with the co-editors of the recent AJIL Unbound symposium on Ukraine and International Law, who discuss the contributions to the symposium and make the case that despite the horrific violence in Ukraine international law has fared better, and appears more resilient, than many might think.

    • 31 min
    Episode 34: Threats and Uses of Force with Monica Hakimi

    Episode 34: Threats and Uses of Force with Monica Hakimi

    The UN Charter in Article 2(4) governs not only the use of force but also threats to use force. The situation in Ukraine raises many questions about threats and how they are treated under international law. In this episode, we speak with James Campbell Professor of Law Monica Hakimi about the issue of threats and how they fit into the larger legal structure governing the use of force.

    • 26 min
    Episode 33: Non-Binding Agreements and International Law with Oona Hathaway

    Episode 33: Non-Binding Agreements and International Law with Oona Hathaway

    Episode 33: Non-Binding Agreements and International Law with Oona Hathaway by American Society of International Law

    • 31 min
    Episode 32: The Pandora Papers - Offshore Finance with Felix Salmon

    Episode 32: The Pandora Papers - Offshore Finance with Felix Salmon

    In this episode Kal interviews Axios Chief Financial Correspondent and Slate Money host Felix Salmon about the recent, massive data dump of financial documents related to offshore tax avoidance and evasion, money laundering, and the role of lawyers in enabling and regulating this activity.

    • 24 min
    Episode 31: AUKUS

    Episode 31: AUKUS

    Rebecca Hamilton of American University comes on the podcast to discuss the recent events around “AUKUS,” the Australia/UK/US security arrangement and submarine deal, and its implications for the Non Proliferation Treaty, foreign relations in the Indo-Pacific, and everyone’s relations with France.

    • 23 min

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