➡️ What is the difference between Publications and Wiki Notes?
Jus Mundi Publications include Wiki Notes, Articles & Case Comments:
Wiki Notes is a directory of notes written by legal experts covering investment law and arbitration concepts.
Articles present the perspectives of senior arbitration practitioners on any international arbitration or international law topic.
Case Comments are commentaries authored by senior practitioners providing for an analysis of an award rendered by an arbitral tribunal or a decision issued by a national judge.
Aside from our three data sets (Treaties, Cases, and Rules of Arbitration), you may also find Jus Mundi publications on our platform. Jus Mundi Publications include Wiki Notes, Articles & Case Comments. These may be found by clicking on the purple book icon on the Jus Mundi Landing page, below the search bar.
Once clicked, you may sort the publications by relevance, recent, or least recent; or filter them by Type of Publication: Articles & Case Comments or Wiki Notes.
Articles are written by senior arbitration practitioners and their scope expands to commercial arbitration and international dispute settlement generally. They can pertain to any international arbitration or international law topic through which authors can present their perspectives.
🟪 Case Comments
Case Comments are commentaries authored by senior practitioners providing for an analysis of an award rendered by an arbitral tribunal or a decision issued by a national judge. Currently, such commentaries focus on commercial arbitration cases.
🟪 Wiki Notes
Jus Mundi's Wiki Notes is a directory of legal notes on over 300 legal concepts. This feature allows users to quickly pinpoint the key issues for a concept and access the most relevant case law.
The Wiki Notes is the product of a collaboration between qualified legal practitioners and academics, who write the notes, as well as our experienced Editorial Team, who edit the notes prior to their publication on our Website.
➡️ The Wiki Tree: Organization of the Wiki Notes
Our objective in creating the Wiki Notes is to allow users to instantly research a legal concept and, if need be, narrow down the concept to the desired topic.
To facilitate easy and fast access, we have divided the Wiki Notes into two categories: Investment Law and Arbitration and International Sports Law and Arbitration.
Within these two sections, we have categorized by legal concept in a drop-down menu we call the "Wiki Tree". In other words, each legal concept is a branch of our Investment Law and Arbitration Wiki Tree. Each legal concept is then further organized into sub-concepts (i.e. sub-branches of the Wiki Tree).
For example, "Procedural Issues" is a legal concept categorized as one of the Investment Law and Arbitration Wiki Tree's branches. Procedural Issues is then further organized by sub-topics such as Abuse of Process, Admissibility, Bifurcation, etc.
➡️ Publication Process of the Wiki Notes
Each Wiki Note is authored by one or more volunteer legal practitioners or academics (our "Contributors"). The notes are brief, summarizing a legal concept in as much detail as possible with reference to the relevant legislation, treaties, international case law, or other documents.
Prior to its publication, a note is peer-reviewed by a member of our experienced Editorial Team, all of whom are legal practitioners or academics. Our Editorial Team ensures the quality, neutrality, and utility of each Wiki Note. Once a Note has been peer-reviewed, it is finalized by the author(s) and published on our Website.
➡️ Update of the Wiki Notes
Our Contributors and Editorial Team regularly update the notes with recent developments, case law, or treaties, as the case may be.
➡️ How to become a contributor
If you would like to become a Contributor or suggest a note, you can contact us through our Live Chat or by sending an email to our Care team.
➡️ How to start a research on the Wiki Notes
A legal concept can be researched either by browsing through the wiki tree or by directly typing in the name of the concept in the Wiki Note search bar. Here's an example with the concept "Full Protection and Security".
To access the full jurisprudence for this concept, click on the concept.
A pop-up window will appear, click on “See concept in the search engine”, which will take you to our Search Engine's page and start a research on the concept you have chosen.
Click on "International Cases" and on "sorted by recent" to see the complete list of cases on "Full Protection and Security", from the most recent ones to the oldest.
Going back on the Wiki Notes page, click on the name of the concept in order to open the text of the wiki note.
On the page you will find the name of the author(s) and the date of its latest update.
Wiki Notes are meant to be practical and neutral. They include footnotes with references to the most relevant jurisprudence including for concepts with more than one interpretation. Cases as well as other Wiki Notes mentioned in the text are all hyperlinked, making it easier and faster for you to access all the content on Jus Mundi.