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The Origins and Fall of Treaty Supremacy and Its Significance

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The Origins and Fall of Treaty Supremacy and Its Significance by Thomas Lee [Thomas Lee is the Leitner Family Professor of International Law and the Director of Graduate and International Studies at Fordham Law School. This is the fifth post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] Imagine Congress passes, …

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Treaties in Constitutional Time

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Treaties in Constitutional Time by John Parry [John Parry is the Associate Dean of Faculty and Edward Brunet Professor of Law at the Lewis & Clark Law School. This is the fourth post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] David Sloss’s fantastic new book restores order and sanity to …

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Lepard: Reexamining Customary International Law

Reexamining Customary International Law

Lepard: Reexamining Customary International Law Brian D. Lepard (Univ. of Nebraska – Law) has published Reexamining Customary International Law(Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Contents include: Michael Wood, Foreword Brian D. Lepard, Introduction: why does customary international law need reexamining? J. Patrick Kelly, Customary international law in historical context: the exercise of …

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New Volume: Yearbook of Polar Law

The Yearbook of Polar Law

New Volume: Yearbook of Polar Law The latest volume of the Yearbook of Polar Law (Vol. 8, 2016) is out. Contents include: Harry Badera, Tribute to Walt Parker Mead Treadwell, Support and Opposition: An Informal History of the Law of the Sea Convention in the United States and Alaska, Including …

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Call for Submissions: Palestine Yearbook of International Law

Call for Submissions: Palestine Yearbook of International Law The Palestine Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for its next volume. Here’s the call: PALESTINE YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW Call for papers (Volume XX) The Palestine Yearbook of International Law is now inviting submissions of scholarly articles …

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New Volume: South African Yearbook of International Law

South African Yearbook of International

New Volume: South African Yearbook of International Law The latest volume of the South African Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 38, 2013) is out. Contents include: Erika De Wet, Invoking obligations erga omnes in the twenty-first century: progressive developments since Barcelona Traction Jeremy Sarkin, Putting in place processes and mechanisms …

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Conference: International Law Year in Review

University of Sydney

Conference: International Law Year in Review The Sydney Centre for International Law at Sydney Law School will hold its fifth International Law Year in Review Conference, on February 17, 2017. The program is here. [via International Law Reporter]

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New Issue: Review of International Organizations

Review of International Organizations

New Issue: Review of International Organizations The latest issue of the Review of International Organizations (Vol. 12, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include: Andrew Kerner, Morten Jerven, & Alison Beatty, Does it pay to be poor? Testing for systematically underreported GNI estimates Daniel McDowell, Need for speed: The …

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New Issue: Human Rights Quarterly

Human Rights Quarterly

New Issue: Human Rights Quarterly The latest issue of the Human Rights Quarterly (Vol. 39, no. 1, February 2017) is out. Contents include: Geoff Dancy & Christopher J. Fariss, Rescuing Human Rights Law from International Legalism and Its Critics Chelsea Lee & Robert L. Ostergard, Jr., Measuring Discrimination Against LGBTQ …

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Call for Submissions: Washburn Law Journal Special International Law Issue

Call for Submissions: Washburn Law Journal Special International Law Issue The Washburn Law Journal has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on “America’s relationship with international law,” which will feature an article by Harold Koh. Here’s the call: Call for Papers: Contributions to Special International Law Issue …

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New Volume: Irish Yearbook of International Law

Irish Yearbook of International Law

New Volume: Irish Yearbook of International Law The latest volume of the Irish Yearbook of International Law (Volume 9, 2014) is out. Contents include: Articles Seán Butler, ‘To Unite Our Strength to Maintain International Peace and Security’: The International Response to the Syrian Civil War & the Global Discourse on …

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Jaeckel: The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle

Jaeckel: The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle

Jaeckel: The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle Aline L. Jaeckel (Macquarie Univ. – Law) has published The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle: Balancing Deep Seabed Mineral Mining and Marine Environmental Protection (Brill | Nijhoff 2017). Here’s the abstract: With the transition to the commercial-scale exploitation of …

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