Friday, July 23, 2021
The 2021 Olympic Games officially begin today, July 23. Watching the Opening Ceremony gives rise to musings on the many areas of international law that impact and are impacted by the Olympic Games. How many can you envision? Of course, there is international sport law, but other areas include international health law, transportation, citizenship and state recognition, human rights, and environmental law. If you want to read more, check out volume 114 of AJIL Unbound (2020). Happy watching and best of luck to all the athletes!