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"A forum for informed discussion and lively debate about international law and international relations. The Opinio Juris team of authors holds a wide range of views from across the political spectrum and brings a range of experience from their pre-academic careers in government, private legal practice and the NGO community. We encourage civil and respectful dialogue among our bloggers, readers (who may post comments), and guest-bloggers. Our goal is to be both informative and thought-provoking by fostering vigorous intellectual engagement without vitriol. The marketplace of ideas is what we make of it."

Author: Roger P. Alford teaches at Pepperdine University School of Law ; Christopher J. Borgen teaches at St. John's University School of Law; Kevin Jon Heller teaches at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law in New Zealand; Duncan B. Hollis and Peter J. Spiro teach at Temple University Beasley School of Law; Julian Ku teaches at Hofstra Law School; Ken Anderson teaches at American University Washington College of Law; Peggy McGuinness teaches at the University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia; and Deborah Pearlstein is a visiting scholar at Princeton University's program in law and public affairs.

Related Categories: International Law | Law Professors | American University, Washington College of Law | Law Professor | Hofstra University | St. John's University | Pepperdine University | Temple University, Beasley School of Law | University of Missouri-Columbia | Princeton University | University of Auckland

Poll: Which of these captions for the cartoon contest really pops?

Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

  • 41.29%
    "He’s not much of a lawyer, but for 40 years he hasn’t forgotten my birthday."
  • 9.01%
    "I asked for help keeping my head up, but I should have been more specific."
  • 49.7%
    "How did the meeting with your attorney go?" "He said these balloons had a better chance of getting me out than he did."