The McGill Law Journal Podcast (International Law)
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The Afghanistan War and its legacy continue to exert a profound influence over Canada’s national security policy. In this episode, we reflect on Canada’s role within the war and the international humanitarian law that governed the conflict. We speak with Retired Maj Gen Blaise Cathcart, Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Armed Forces (2010–2017), and Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell, Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame.

Direct download: LessonsfromAfghanistan_v4.mp3
Category:International Law -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

Stephan Hashemi has asked the Supreme Court for permission to sue Iran for his mother's death. David Groves sat down with Mathieu Bouchard, Payam Akhavan, and René Provost to talk about the case, human rights, and the evolution of state immunity.

Direct download: MLJCast_30_-_Kazemi.mp3
Category:International Law -- posted at: 8:34pm EDT

In this episode, Alyssa Clutterbuck sat down with Professor Mohsen al Attar of Queen’s University Belfast to discuss his provocative article in the latest issue of the MLJ, “Reframing the “Universality” of International Law in a Globalizing World”.

Direct download: P130649MLJAttar.mp3
Category:International Law -- posted at: 2:36pm EDT

In this interview, Richard Dicker, director of Human Rights Watch’s international justice program, discusses the International Criminal Court and what role it could play in the ongoing conflict in Syria.

Direct download: P130579MLJDicker.mp3
Category:International Law -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT