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“The ICJ is not truly a court. While its judgments may technically be enforceable, no State expects enforcement to actually happen. It is, instead, best understood as a forum for the mediation of State-State disputes.” Critically discuss.

Critically discuss, with reference to the international conventions and domestic laws addressed in class or in the assigned readings, how the United Nations Convention Against Corruption has improved on previous approaches to the regulation of international corruption, and how might it nonetheless still itself be improved.

The criticisms of the ILO’s adoption of the “Core Labour Standards” made by Philip Alston. What are Alston's criticisms, and how would you defend the ILO against them?