In This Issue

Author: Ana Luisa Bernardino
Published: 24.11.2022
This issue of EJIL opens with a call to disorder international law. Michelle Staggs Kelsall invites international lawyers to let go of liberal vocabularies and reframe how the international legal order is constituted by conceiving of norms, conventions and principles with reference to a multiplicity of spatial and temporal orders. The next article, by contrast, aims to bring some orderliness to the International Law Commission’s mandate to progressively develop international law. Nikolaos Voulgaris distinguishes between progressive development stricto sensu and legislation, on the basis of the different methodologies employed by the Commission. His article also proposes principles that should guide…