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The Responsibility to Protect and the Decline of Sovereignty

I would like to begin by thanking Dominik Zimmermann for inviting me to write a post for the International Law Observer.  It is a wonderful blog with thoughtful coverage of developments in international law, and I am honored to be able to participate.  I thought I would use this post to briefly discuss my recent article, “The Responsibility to Protect and the Decline of Sovereignty: Free Speech Protection Under International Law”, published in the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and to comment on its possible implications for state obligations under international law.  You can download the full text of my…