North Carolina Journal of International Law

"Connecting North Carolina to the World of International Law"


The US’s Revised Effort for Peace in the Middle East

By: Joshua Stephens             The question of how to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has endured on in America for decades.[1] The new administration, led by President Trump, who has long been a supporter of Israel, is now taking its crack at one of the great issues of our time.[2] In early…

A Form of Psychological Torture: Why Israel’s Refusal to Return the Bodies of Palestinian Soldiers is a Violation of International Law

By: Matthew Ledford A funeral ceremony and a proper burial have always seemingly been associated with maintaining the dignity of the dead and providing the family of those deceased with some amount of closure, no matter how small. Yet, for some individuals in Palestine, this important burial ritual has been made nearly impossible.[1]  In the midst of the ever-raging battle…