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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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Eurozone Officials Reach Accord With Greece to Extend Bailout

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Eurozone Officials Reach Accord With Greece to Extend Bailout BRUSSELS — Ending an acrimonious standoff, European leaders hashed out a deal on Friday to extend Greece’s bailout by four months, giving the troubled country a financial lifeline and avoiding a bankruptcy with potentially destabilizing consequences for the region. The agreement, …

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Judging Judges: A Statistical Exercise

Judging Judges: A Statistical Exercise Andrea Bianchi’s excellent, thoughtful post on the perceptions of certainty in response to the ICJ’s Germany v. Italy judgment provokes many questions. What, exactly, created the certainty both within the Court and outside it as to how the Court would decide the case? Is it …

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Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority with respect to Germany by the Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom and the Provisional Government of the French Republic. June 5, 1945

Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority with respect to Germany by the Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom and the Provisional Government of the French Republic. June 5, 1945 The German armed forces on …

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ICJ Permits Greece to Intervene in Germany v. Italy Immunity case

ICJ Permits Greece to Intervene in Germany v. Italy Immunity caseOn the 4th of July, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decided that Greece can intervene in the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State case (Germany v. Italy). The case concerns a claim by Germany that Italian courts have failed to respect …

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Two New Decisions on Subject-Matter Immunity, Torture and Extrajudicial Killings

Two New Decisions on Subject-Matter Immunity, Torture and Extrajudicial Killings Lorna McGregor, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Essex. Her publications include: Torture and State Immunity: Deflecting Impunity, Distorting Sovereignty’, 18 European Journal of International Law 903 – 919 (2007) and ‘State Immunity and Jus Cogens’, 55(2) International and Comparative …

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State Treaty (with annexes and maps) for the re-establish­ment of an independent and democratic Austria. Signed at Vienna, on 15 May 1955

UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS, UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, FRANCE and AUSTRIA State Treaty (with annexes and maps) for the re-establish­ment of an independent and democratic Austria. Signed at Vienna, on 15 May 1955 Official texts: Russian, English, French and German. Registered …

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FRG-GDR, Treaty Establishing a Monetary, Economic and Social Union

In order to regulate the conversion from a planned to a market economy, the governments of the GDR and the FRG negotiated a treaty on the creation of a monetary, economic, and social union. The treaty detailed the process of introducing the DM [Deutschmark], spelled out the provisions for monetary …

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A Preemptive Strike against European Federalism: The Decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht Concerning the Treaty of Lisbon.

A Preemptive Strike against European Federalism: The Decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht Concerning the Treaty of Lisbon.Julian Arato is a J.D. candidate and Institute of International Law and Justice Scholar at the New York University School of Law .  His article on  Subsequent Practice and Evolutive Interpretation: Techniques of Treaty Interpretation over Time and …

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