Category Archives: international law


This Christmas, perhaps you’re hoping to find a battleship in your stocking. Perhaps you’re thinking you might just sail out into open water and randomly fire to see if you can hit a neighbour’s ship. It would be foolhardy to take such a journey only to begin the New Year in a holding cell, so the… Read More »

You win or you die. There is no middle ground.

George R.R. Martin  neatly encapsulates the precariousness of being a character in  A Game of Thrones, the televised version & extension to his books. A game  built on such an ethos is clearly what anyone’s Christmas needs! Games producers have been quick to translate the, err, cut and thrust of the TV series into coloured… Read More »

Oxford legal research library

No – not a definition of the Law Bod, but the name of another platform of e-books from Oxford University Press – known as OLRL for short! The subject areas of this e-library are titles on International Commercial Arbitration (ICMA), International Commercial Law (ICML), Financial and Banking Law (FBL), and Private International Law (PRIL). The… Read More »

Santa with(out) borders

By Emma Jones Okay, so of all the worries faced by a putative Father Christmas, international frontiers might not be the first that come to mind… but there’s no denying that the children’s favourite existentially-challenged Macroscopic Quantum Object has a seasonal job that tests freedom of movement to its limit. Santa, of course, is a… Read More »