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Hollis: Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900

Hollis: Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900Duncan B. Hollis (Temple Univ. – Law) has posted Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900 (in The U.S. Supreme Court and International Law: Continuity or Change?, W. Dodge, M. Ramsey & D. Sloss eds., forthcoming). Here’s the abstract:This chapter, part of a larger book …

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New Issue: European Human Rights Law Review

New Issue: European Human Rights Law ReviewThe latest issue of the European Human Rights Law Review (2010, no. 3) is out. Contents include:Colin Harvey & Eoin Rooney, Integrating Human Rights? Socio-Economic Rights and Budget AnalysisAoife Nolan & Mira Dutschke, Article 2(1) ICESCR and States Parties’ Obligations: Whither the Budget?Sandra Fredman, …

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New Issue: Yale Journal of International Law

New Issue: Yale Journal of International LawThe latest issue of the Yale Journal of International Law (Vol. 35, no. 2, Summer 2010) is out. Contents include:William W. Burke-White & Andreas von Staden, Private Litigation in a Public Law Sphere: The Standard of Review in Investor-State ArbitrationsJoseph P. Fishman, Locating the …

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New Issue: International Legal Materials

New Issue: International Legal MaterialsThe latest issue of International Legal Materials (Vol. 49, no. 1, January 2010) is out. Contents include:Presbyterian Church of Sudan v. Talisman Energy, Inc. (2d Cir.), with introductory note by Jennifer E. MarcovitzICSID: Vito G. Gallo v. Canada – Challenge of Arbitrator, with introductory note by …

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Call for Papers: Civil Society, Social Movements and Transitional Justice

Call for Papers: Civil Society, Social Movements and Transitional JusticeThe International Journal of Transitional Justice has issued a call for papers for a special issue on “Civil Society, Social Movements and Transitional Justice.” Here’s the call:The International Journal of Transitional Justice invites submissions for its 2011 special issue titled ‘Civil …

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New Issue: Review of International Studies

New Issue: Review of International StudiesThe latest issue of the Review of International Studies (Vol. 36, no. 3, July 2010) is out. Contents include:Jean-François Drolet, Containing the Kantian revolutions: a theoretical analysis of the neo-conservative critique of global liberal governanceDavid Bach, Varieties of cooperation: the domestic institutional roots of global …

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Hansen: Parallel Proceedings in Investor-State Treaty Arbitration: Responses for Treaty-Drafters, Arbitrators and Parties

Hansen: Parallel Proceedings in Investor-State Treaty Arbitration: Responses for Treaty-Drafters, Arbitrators and PartiesRobin F. Hansen (Univ. of Saskatchewan – Law) has published Parallel Proceedings in Investor-State Treaty Arbitration: Responses for Treaty-Drafters, Arbitrators and Parties (Modern Law Review, Vol. 73, no. 4, pp. 523-550, July 2010). Here’s the abstract:Parallel investment treaty …

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Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.

Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.The move will allow intelligence agencies to restart surveillance of international bank transfers, which the United States says is vital to its effort to fight terrorism.[via NYT > World]

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (Vienna, 23 May 1969)

THE STATES PARTIES TO THE PRESENT CONVENTION, CONSIDERING the fundamental role of treaties in the history of international relations, RECOGNIZING the ever-increasing importance of treaties as a source of international law and as a means of developing peaceful co-operation among nations, whatever their constitutional and social systems, NOTING that the …

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Obama urges direct Middle East peace talks soon

Obama urges direct Middle East peace talks soon WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama urged Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday to resume direct peace talks by September and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised “concrete steps” to clear the way. [via Reuters: World News]

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Charter of the United Nations

WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of …

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