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The Legality of Pardons in Latin America

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The Legality of Pardons in Latin America by Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg [Alonso Gurmendi is Professor of International Law at Universidad del Pacífico, in Peru.] In recent months, most commentaries coming out of South America have focused on the Colombian Peace Agreement with the FARC. There is, however, another post-conflict country …

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Zhao: The ICC and China: The Principle of Complementarity and National Implementation of International Criminal Law

Zhao: The ICC and China: The Principle of Complementarity and National Implementation of International Criminal Law

Zhao: The ICC and China: The Principle of Complementarity and National Implementation of International Criminal Law Chenguang Zhao has published The ICC and China: The Principle of Complementarity and National Implementation of International Criminal Law (Duncker & Humblot 2017). Here’s the abstract: A disconnection has historically existed between international and …

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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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Call for Session Proposals: 2018 ASIL Annual Meeting

Call for Session Proposals: 2018 ASIL Annual Meeting The American Society of International Law has issued a call for session proposals for its 112th Annual Meeting, which will take place April 4-7, 2018, in Washington, DC. The conference theme is: “International Law in Practice.” As one of the co-chairs, I …

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Ukraine v Russia (Provisional Measures): State ‘Terrorism’ and IHL  

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Ukraine v Russia (Provisional Measures): State ‘Terrorism’ and IHL   On 16 January 2017, Ukraine filed an Application against Russia before the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’ or ‘the Court’), founding the Court’s jurisdiction (in part) on the compromissory clause (Article 24) of the Terrorism Financing Convention (‘ICSFT’). On the …

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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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O’Sullivan: Universal Jurisdiction in International Criminal Law

O'Sullivan: Universal Jurisdiction in International Criminal Law

O’Sullivan: Universal Jurisdiction in International Criminal Law Aisling O’Sullivan (Univ. of Sussex – Law) has published Universal Jurisdiction in International Criminal Law: The Debate and the Battle for Hegemony (Routledge 2017). Here’s the abstract: With the sensational arrest of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998, the rise to prominence …

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Breau & Samuel: Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law

Breau & Samuel: Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law Susan C. Breau (Univ. of Reading – Law) & Katja L.H. Samuel (Univ. of Reading – Law) have published Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2016). Contents include: Susan C. Breau & Katja L.H. Samuel, Introduction …

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