Is Kosovo a Country? (Part I)

By Samuel Lindsay Statehood is a deceptively simple concept. While identifying France or Argentina as a State is not exactly ground-breaking, entities such as Palestine or Kosovo pose considerably more difficulty. Clearly, politics plays a significant role in designation. Yet substantial complexities exist in international law as well. Over the course of three articles these […]

Trump, Whistle-blowing and a Lesson in Medieval History

By Jing-Zhi Wong Under the US Obama Administration, whistle-blower protections and rewards inflated substantially under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.[1] Certain actions under the Act provided monetary rewards payable to eligible whistle-blowers who voluntarily provide original information that leads to successful prosecutions of over $1 million. This has led to several payouts in recent years in excess […]

Sea Shepherd – Defenders of International Law?

By Evie Ward Sea Shepherd is a non-profit conservation organisation known throughout the world for their hands-on and sometimes violent approach to the protection of ocean habitats and the creatures within.  While they have missions to defend all ocean creatures great and small, it is not Operation Krill putting them in the news. Causing all […]