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Ms. Roberta Lea Brilmayer

Ms. Roberta Lea Brilmayer
Howard Holtzmann Professor of International Law at Yale Law School

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States
Self-Determination
The Problem of Secession in International Law

The international law of secession has become increasingly important during the last three decades. It is currently, however, in a rather unsettled state. Academic theorists have widely divergent theories about when secession should be allowed, and there seems to be little prospect of their reaching agreement any time soon.

 

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