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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations

Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations Moritz P. Moelle (Federal Foreign Office, Germany) has published The International Responsibility of International Organisations: Cooperation in Peacekeeping Operations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The International Responsibility of International Organisations addresses the joint responsibility of organisations for violations of international law …

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New Volume: Spanish Yearbook of International Law

New Volume: Spanish Yearbook of International Law The latest volume of the Spanish Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 19, 2015) is out. Contents include: The Classics’ Corner Oriol Casanovas y La Rosa, A debate over International Economic Law: The discussion between Adolfo Miaja de la Muela and Mariano Aguilar Navarro …

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Brexit and International Law

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Brexit and International Law In earlier posts (here and here) there was a discussion about the different scenarios that might play out following the UK’s vote to exit the European Union. These and other debates have focused largely on the legal implications for the UK and the European Union and …

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Scottish Independence: Political Rhetoric and Legal Realities

Scottish Independence: Political Rhetoric and Legal Realities The recent publication of Professors Crawford and Boyle’s opinion on the international law aspects of Scottish independence is an event not because it says anything new – most commentators (including the present writer) come to the same conclusions – but because it puts …

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Boyle and Crawford on Scottish Independence

Boyle and Crawford on Scottish Independence Last month, Joseph Weiler’s post on Catalonian independence and the European Union triggered a lively discussion here on EJIL!Talk (including Nico Krisch’s reply). Yesterday’s publication by the British government of a legal opinion by Alan Boyle of the University of Edinburgh and James Crawford of the …

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Catalonian Independence and the European Union

Catalonian Independence and the European Union This post is part of an editorial that appears in the issue of EJIL (Vol. 23/4) that is published today ‘Vive le Québec libre!’ Who can forget de Gaulle’s mischievous and irresponsible speech in July 1967 during his visit to that hapless province, a catchphrase which has …

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European Convention on Simplified Extradition Procedure

THE HIGH CONTRACTING PARTIES to this Convention, Member States of the European Union, REFERRING to the Council Act of 9 March 1995, DESIRING to improve judicial cooperation between the Member States in criminal matters, with regard both to proceedings and the execution of sentences, RECOGNIZING the importance of extradition in …

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Convention on Extradition between the Member States of the European Union

THE HIGH CONTRACTING PARTIES to this Convention, Member States of the European Union,REFERRING to the Act of the Council of the European Union of 27 September 1996,DESIRING to improve judicial cooperation between the Member States in criminal matters, with regard both to prosecution and to the execution of sentences,RECOGNIZING the …

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European Charter of Fundamental Rights

PREAMBLE The peoples of Europe, in creating an ever closer union among them, are resolved to share a peaceful future based on common values. Conscious of its spiritual and moral heritage, the Union is founded on the indivisible, universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality and solidarity; it is based …

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Treaty of Lisbon (2007)

Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community PREAMBLEHIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS,THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA,THE PRESIDENT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC,HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK,THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY,THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC …

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The Constitutionalization of International Law

The Constitutionalization of International LawOver the next couple of weeks, we will be hosting an online symposium discussing the recent book by Jan Klabbers, Anne Peters and Geir Ulfstein, The Constitutionalization of International Law (OUP, 2009). This is one of series of recent books examining constitutionalism at the international level. Readers …

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