rule of law

Trouble in the South China Sea no more ‐ or more to come?

On 12 July 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague upheld the Philippines’ sovereign rights over its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and that China encroached on these rights with its fishing and petroleum exploration and by constructing artificial islands.

Law's rule - Liberia and the rule of law

Law’s rule is animated by an irresolvable contradiction. By definition ‘the rule of law’ is opposed to ‘the rule of humans’; and yet law remains an inter-subjective phenomenon, enlivened by the very humans over whom it would rule. Thus the rule of law, set against the rule of humans, cannot be instituted in a way that finally separates law from its subjects.


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