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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria Yesterday, the United States launched a missile strike against an airbase of the Syrian armed forces, in response to the recent chemical attack that the US claims was launched from this airbase. This is the first time that the US has directly …

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New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights

International Journal of Human Rights

New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 21, no. 3, 2017) is out. Contents include: A realistic utopia? Critical analyses of the Human Rights State in theory and deployment René Wolfsteller & Benjamin Gregg, Introduction René Wolfsteller, The institutionalisation …

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Call for Papers: 1917 – Intervention, Revolution & International Laws

Call for Papers: 1917 – Intervention, Revolution & International Laws

Call for Papers: 1917 – Intervention, Revolution & International Laws The Laureate Program in International Law at Melbourne Law School has issued a call for papers for a conference on “1917 – Intervention, Revolution & International Laws,” to be held August 24-25, 2017, in Melbourne. Here’s the call: 1917 was …

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New Issue: Questions of International Law

Questions of International Law

New Issue: Questions of International Law The latest issue of Questions of International Law / Questioni di Diritto Internazionale (no. 37, 2017) is out. Contents include: Of direct effect, primacy and constitutional identities: Rome and Luxembourg enmeshed in the Taricco case Introduced by Antonello Tancredi Davide Paris, Carrot and Stick. …

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New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 28 (2017) No. 1) Published

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New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 28 (2017) No. 1) Published The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law (Vol. 28 (2017) No. 1) is out today. As usual, the table of contents of the new issue is available at EJIL’s own website, where readers can access those articles that are freely available without subscription. The free access article in this …

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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McAuliffe: Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict States

McAuliffe: Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict States

McAuliffe: Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict States Padraig McAuliffe (Univ. of Liverpool – Law) has published Transformative Transitional Justice and the Malleability of Post-Conflict States (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Here’s the abstract: Despite the growing focus on issues of socio-economic transformation in contemporary transitional justice, the path …

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North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense

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North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense Media reports over the last few weeks indicate that the already tense relationship between North Korea and the United States is getting worse. Now that North Korea is nearly ready to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, the United States has said that …

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