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Call for Papers: Cambridge International Law Journal 2018 Conference

Call for Papers: Cambridge International Law Journal 2018 Conference The Cambridge International Law Journal has issued a call for papers for its 2018 Conference. The theme is” “Non-State Actors and International Law.” Here’s the call: The Editors of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) and the Conference Convenors welcome submissions …

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Liivoja: Criminal Jurisdiction over Armed Forces Abroad

Liivoja: Criminal Jurisdiction over Armed Forces Abroad

Liivoja: Criminal Jurisdiction over Armed Forces Abroad Rain Liivoja (Univ. of Melbourne – Law) has published Criminal Jurisdiction over Armed Forces Abroad (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Rain Liivoja explores why, and to what extent, armed forces personnel who commit offences abroad are prosecuted under their own country’s …

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Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis

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Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis by Mohamed Helal [Mohamed Helal is an Assistant Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law & Affiliated Faculty, Mershon Center for International Security Studies – The Ohio State University.] Wars of Words and Tweets The recent escalation …

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Chinkin & Kaldor: International Law and New Wars

Chinkin & Kaldor: International Law and New Wars

Chinkin & Kaldor: International Law and New Wars Christine Chinkin (London School of Economics and Political Science) & Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics and Political Science) have published International Law and New Wars (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: International Law and New Wars examines how international law …

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Carrillo-Santarelli: Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors

Carrillo-Santarelli: Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors

Carrillo-Santarelli: Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors Nicolás Carrillo-Santarelli (Universidad de La Sabana – Law) has published Direct International Human Rights Obligations of non-State Actors: A Legal and Ethical Necessity (Wolf Legal Publishers 2017). Here’s the abstract: In this book, addressing the reality that non-state actors do violate …

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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law

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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law There is a widespread myth amongst international lawyers. This is the apparently unshakeable proposition that forcible humanitarian action is clearly unlawful. Any changes to that proposition would be impossible, given: The preponderance of the doctrine of sovereignty over countervailing considerations, such as human rights; …

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Cubie: The International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises

Cubie: The International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises

Cubie: The International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises Dug Cubie (Univ. College Cork – Law) has published The International Legal Protection of Persons in Humanitarian Crises: Exploring the Acquis Humanitaire (Hart Publishing 2017). Here’s the abstract: The instinctual desire to support those in need, irrespective of geographic, cultural …

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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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Two Visions of the UN Charter

Two Visions of the UN Charter by Jens David Ohlin As I write this, the ASIL annual meeting is conducting a well-timed, previously unannounced panel discussion about the legality of the missile strikes against Assad’s airbase in Syria. In addition to Harold Koh (Yale Law School), who has argued in support …

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Call for Submissions: The Relationship between International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law

Call for Submissions: The Relationship between International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law The journal Human Rights & International Legal Discourse has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on “The Relationship between International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law.” Here’s the call: Special Issue on …

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