2023 Student Deak Award Winner Announced

ILSA is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2023 Student Deak Award, for the best student-written law review article, is Jiang Zhifeng of the National University of Singapore. Jiang’s winning article, “Pacta Sunt Servanda and Empire: A Critical Examination of the Evolution, Invocation, and Application of an International Law Axiom,” was published in Volume 43, Issue 3 of the Michigan Journal of International Law and is available for download on the Journal’s website.

ILSA awards the Student Deak Award annually to the author of the best student-written international law article in a student-edited law journal. The winning article is selected by a panel of international legal academic experts from among all the nominated articles.