Tom Ginsburg Shares his Thoughts on Democracy and International Law


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At the end of the day, I am optimistic despite all the evidence. First of all, I think there are a lot of resources that democracies can use. A lot of areas of law, where as long as we recognize what it is we're fighting for, democracy is worth fighting for and have a common view as to what that means that we can advance it in many places, not just here but abroad. And this might sound a little hokey, but there really is a genuine human demand for freedom and that's not going away.

Tom Ginsburg
A full transcript is available at or a short review of Democracies and International Law here.
Tom Ginsburg is a professor of international law and political science at the University of Chicago. He is the coauthor of How to Save a Constitutional Democracy with Aziz Huq and the author of Democracies and International Law.
Key Highlights Include

  • How is international law made and enforced?
  • How do democracies approach international law differently than authoritarian regimes?
  • Is there a right to democracy?
  • Differences and similarities between the approach of China and the United States towards international law.
  • How do regional organizations support democratic norms?

Key Links

Democracies and International Law by Tom Ginsburg

Follow Tom Ginsburg on Twitter @tomginsburg

How to Save a Constitutional Democracy by Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq

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