Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris Blog Doubles Down on Double Standards

The extent to which disclosures of potential conflicts of interest should be enforced at a publication is, of course, a matter of legitimate debate. But by applying its own standards selectively, Opinio Juris has opened itself to valid charges of lacking both impartiality and professionalism.

A Law Blog’s Double Standards on Disclosures

Despite one of its editors expressing such a strong position in favor of greater disclosures about an author’s potential conflicts of interest at a different legal blog, Opinio Juris’ actions thus far indicate they do not apply that standard to themselves.