The Chicago Journal of International Law (CJIL) (ISSN 1529-0816) is published twice yearly by students at the University of Chicago Law School. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors, CJIL, or the University of Chicago.

CJIL publications generally conform to the style conventions of The Chicago Manual of Style, copyright by the University of Chicago, and to the citation conventions of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020), copyright by the editors of the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal.


CJIL began during the 1999–2000 academic year. In 2002, when the Journal was working on its second volume, it merged with The University of Chicago Law School Roundtable: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Legal Studies. The Roundtable had been in existence for ten years when the merger took place. CJIL continues the Roundtable’s legacy by publishing interdisciplinary scholarship on international and comparative law.

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