The recent events from Great Britain have made everyone question the fundaments of democracy and, even more, the utility of the instruments serving direct democracy. Whether the vote for Brexit represents a failure of democracy and referenda or, on the contrary, a strong proof that the will of the people must always exceed other interests, is still unclear for a vast majority of people across the Globe. 

We invite you to read the following debate and decide for yourselves which side is the most persuasive and convincing. We hope that you will find it just as interesting as we did!

The technological progress that we have witnessed over the course of the last decades is rightfully sparking a meaningful debate over how far do we need to go in order to bring our conception of fundamental rights in line with the modern ways. We present you with an insightful read and we hope that you will enjoy it as much as we did. 

After reading our guests’s arguments, feel free to send us your own opinion on the issue, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The most interesting opinion will be published in our upcoming issue. Enjoy the read!

Disgorgement of profits is the forced return of the profits that the breaching party gained as a result of their illegal or unethical acts. The CISG, however, does not mention this concept when dealing with damages for breach of contract. The following debate therefore tackles the issue of whether the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods can be interpreted in such a way that it should a allow claims for disgorgement of profits.

We invite you to read the persuading arguments of our guest writers for this issue, and decide for yourselves which ones were the most convincing.

The following debate questions the effectiveness of the Charter of the United Nations. Developed in 1945, its ability to keep its relevance amidst the latest developments concerning Syria, and the emergence of asymmetric threats in the form of rebel or terrorist groups is open to question. We would like to point out that this is a special debate to us, as we have Călin Mureșanu, a Lawyr.it alumni and Vice-president of the Lawyr.it board, as a guest contributor in what is an Old Editors v New Editors debate. 

Keep reading the interesting arguments put forward by our debaters, and feel free to send us your own opinion on the issue, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The most interesting opinion will be published in our upcoming issue.

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