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Lea Brilmayer on The Problem of Secession in International Law
24 Apr 2015 -  Ms. Roberta Lea Brilmayer, Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

"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.