23rd September 2019
Law | East Asia | Tim Hagemann

Rule of Law in China: Historical origins, present state, future prospects

In this article, Tim Hagemann analyses which historical differences exist between the Chinese and Western understanding of Rule of Law, if China could be described as a Rule of Law country and finally dares to give a little forecast into its future development.

5th February 2018
Law | East Asia | Tim Hagemann

Constitutionalism in China: Torn between judicial independence and structural interference

Tim Hagemann gives an introduction to Chinese constitutionalism with a focus on the civil liberties granted by the Chinese constitution, their legal protection and structural challenges.

12th November 2017
Law | Europe | Tim Hagemann

Independència or Unidad? The Catalonia Crisis and the right to self determination

Considering the recently escalated fight for Catalonian independence, Tim Hagemann explores the legal preconditions for seceding under international law and its applicability to the Catalonia crisis.

25th October 2017
Law | Worldwide | Tim Hagemann

Statehood without territory? The impact of climate change on small island states' legal subjectivity

Join Tim Hagemann in exploring the legal effects that the climate change brings for small island nations whose territory gets swallowed by the rising sea level.

7th October 2017
Law | Europe | Tim Hagemann

The emails of Monsieur Macron: An international law perspective on cyber interference of foreign elections

Against the background of the latest email leaks of Emmanuel Macron shortly before the second round of the French presidential election, Tim A. Hagemann has a closer look on the classification and problems of these interferences with the democratic election process under international law.

25th September 2017
Law | Middle East | Tim Hagemann

Necessary reforms or borderline authoritarianism? A legal analysis of Turkey's constitutional reform

On 16th April, over 58 million Turkish citizens were called to cast their ballot on the constitutional reform proposed by the AKP led government that would transform the country to a presidential system.