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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

OpiniJuris

The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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New Issue: Stanford Journal of International Law

Stanford Journal of International Law

New Issue: Stanford Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 53, no. 1, Winter 2017) is out. Contents include: Adam S. Chilton & Galit A. Sarfaty, The Limitations of Supply Chain Disclosure Regimes Christopher R. Rossi, The Transboundary Dispute Over the Waters …

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Call for Papers: 15° Congresso Brasileiro de Direito Internacional

Call for Papers: 15° Congresso Brasileiro de Direito Internacional

Call for Papers: 15° Congresso Brasileiro de Direito Internacional The Brazilian Academy of International Law / Academia Brasileira de Direito Internacional has issued a call for papers for the 15th Brazilian Congress of International Law / 15° Congresso Brasileiro de Direito Internacional, to be held in Florianópolis, from August 30-September …

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Taking the ‘Union’ out of ‘EU’: The EU-Turkey Statement on the Syrian Refugee Crisis as an Agreement Between States under International Law

EJIL

Taking the ‘Union’ out of ‘EU’: The EU-Turkey Statement on the Syrian Refugee Crisis as an Agreement Between States under International Law Almost one year after its conclusion, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has eventually made clear the real nature of the ‘so-called’ EU-Turkey Statement. The …

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Woodward: The Ideology of Failed States: Why Intervention Fails

Woodward: The Ideology of Failed States: Why Intervention Fails

Woodward: The Ideology of Failed States: Why Intervention Fails Susan L. Woodward (City Univ. of New York, Graduate Center – Political Science) has published The Ideology of Failed States: Why Intervention Fails (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: What do we mean when we use the term ‘failed states’? …

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‘Terrorism’ at the World Court: Ukraine v Russia as an Opportunity for Greater Guidance on Relevant Obligations?

EJIL

‘Terrorism’ at the World Court: Ukraine v Russia as an Opportunity for Greater Guidance on Relevant Obligations? Recently, Ukraine instituted proceedings against Russia before the ICJ, alleging violations of both the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (the ‘Convention’) and the International Convention on the Elimination …

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New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

Japanese Yearbook of International Law

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 59, 2016) is out. Contents include: Half a Century with the International Covenants on Human Rights: Long-Term Impacts on the World: Part One Kaoru Obata, Overview of a Half-Century of International Covenants …

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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. 4, 2017) is out. Contents include: Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America Malayna Raftopoulos, Contemporary debates on social-environmental conflicts, extractivism and human rights in Latin America Joanna …

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New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution

Journal of Conflict Resolution

New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 61, no. 5, May 2017) is out. Contents include: Austin M. Strange, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, & Michael J. Tierney, Tracking Underreported Financial Flows: China’s Development Finance and the Aid–Conflict Nexus Revisited …

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