Katherine Maddox Davis

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Katherine Maddox Davis is a lawyer. She earned her law degree from Emory University, where she was Editor-in-Chief of Emory International Law Review and an ICTY intern in The Hague. Davis began studying nuclear proliferation while earning a master’s degree in Contemporary India at Oxford University. Prior to graduate school, she earned a Political Science degree from Auburn University and worked for attorneys in Kolkata.

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International Law

Marshall Islands’ Disarmament Cases Backfire

On October 5, the International Court of Justice dismissed the Marshall Islands’ nuclear nonproliferation litigation for lack of jurisdiction. The judgments subtly critiqued the island nation for its emotionally-driven media ploy, nearly void of legal merit. While the majority opinions read predictably, slim vote margins reveal a surprisingly close call.