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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.