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Western Sahara before the CJEU

EJIL

Western Sahara before the CJEU Just a quick heads-up to our readers that yesterday Advocate General Wathelet of the Court of Justice of the EU delivered his opinion in Case C‑266/16, Western Sahara Campaign UK, The Queen v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Secretary of State for  Environment, …

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Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties

OpiniJuris

Why the New Weapons Amendments (Should) Apply to Non-States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller Although aggression received most of the attention at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) last month, the ASP also adopted a series of amendments to Art. 8 of the Rome Statute, the war-crimes provision, prohibiting the …

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The EU Must Recognize the Palestinian State

Project Syndicate

The EU Must Recognize the Palestinian State Dec 20, 2017 Javier Solana At this point, the best way to encourage Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table is to work to level the playing field. Because the US clearly won’t do that, the EU must take the lead, …

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Article 18 Mechanism

OpiniJuris

Article 18 Mechanism by Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein [Dr. Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein is a Lecturer at Tilburg University.] On 9th November 2017, the Judges at PTC III of the International Criminal Court sprung a great surprise by unsealing an unexpected decision, thereby authorizing the Prosecutor to open a full investigation into …

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Conference: 112th ASIL Annual Meeting

Conference: 112th ASIL Annual Meeting On April 4-7, 2018, the American Society of International Law will hold its 112th Annual Meeting, in Washington, DC. The theme is: “International Law in Practice.” The draft program is here. As one of the meeting’s co-chairs, I encourage all of ILR‘s readers to attend. …

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties

OpiniJuris

The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and bizarre interpretations of the Rome Statute. …

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Conference: ESIL 2018 Research Forum

Conference: ESIL 2018 Research Forum On February 28-March 1, 2018, the European Society of International Law will hold its 2018 Research Forum at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. The theme is: “International Law in Times of Disorder and Contestation.” The program is here. Here’s the idea: The …

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