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The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea

The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea Edited by Donald R. Rothwell, Alex G. Oude Elferink, Karen N. Scott, and Tim Stephens

The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea Author: Edited by Donald R. Rothwell, Alex G. Oude Elferink, Karen N. Scott, and Tim Stephens ISBN: 9780198806257 Binding: Paperback Publication Date: 23 May 2017 Price: $55.00   [via International Law]

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New Volume: Recueil des Cours – Volume 382

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses

New Volume: Recueil des Cours Volume 382 of the Recueil des Cours, Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law is out. Contents include: Volume 382 Daniel P. Cooper & Christopher Kuner, Data Protection Law and International Dispute Resolution Bing Bing Jia, International Case Law in the Development of …

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Renshon: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Renshon: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Renshon: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics Jonathan Renshon (Univ. of Wisconson, Madison – Political Science) has published Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics (Princeton Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is …

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New Issue: Chinese Journal of International Law

Chinese Journal of International Law

New Issue: Chinese Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Chinese Journal of International Law (Vol. 16, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include: Editorial Comment Hans Köchler, Justice and Realpolitik: The Predicament of the International Criminal Court Articles Nina H.B. Jørgensen, Complicity in Torture in a …

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Pobjoy: The Child in International Refugee Law

Pobjoy: The Child in International Refugee Law

Pobjoy: The Child in International Refugee Law Jason M. Pobjoy (Blackstone Chambers) has published The Child in International Refugee Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Children are the victims of some of the most devastating examples of state-sanctioned and private human rights abuse. In increasing numbers, they are …

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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law

EJIL

Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law There is a widespread myth amongst international lawyers. This is the apparently unshakeable proposition that forcible humanitarian action is clearly unlawful. Any changes to that proposition would be impossible, given: The preponderance of the doctrine of sovereignty over countervailing considerations, such as human rights; …

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China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative: Can A Bilaterally-Negotiated ‘Globalization 2.0’ Internalize Human Rights, Labor, and Environmental Standards?

EJIL

China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative: Can A Bilaterally-Negotiated ‘Globalization 2.0’ Internalize Human Rights, Labor, and Environmental Standards? Over the weekend, while the world’s largest economy was focused on internal fallout from the presidential sacking (and subsequent threatening) of the United States’ FBI Director (and amid calls for impeachment of President …

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Call for Papers: 2017 ASIL Research Forum

Call for Papers: 2017 ASIL Research Forum The American Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 2017 Research Forum, to be held October 27-28, at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis as part of the Society’s Midyear Meeting. Here’s the call: The …

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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law

OpiniJuris

States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Last month, Just Security published a long and thoughtful post by Rebecca Ingber with the provocative title “International Law is Failing Us in Syria.” The international law she is talking about is the …

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New Issue: Yale Journal of International Law

New Issue: Yale Journal of International Law

New Issue: Yale Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Yale Journal of International Law (Vol. 42, no. 1, Winter 2017) is out. Contents include: Wolfgang Alschner, The Impact of Investment Arbitration on Investment Treaty Design: Myth Versus Reality Rebecca Ingber, Co-Belligerency Lesley Wexler & Jennifer K. Robbennolt, …

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