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New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

Japanese Yearbook of International Law

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 59, 2016) is out. Contents include: Half a Century with the International Covenants on Human Rights: Long-Term Impacts on the World: Part One Kaoru Obata, Overview of a Half-Century of International Covenants …

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New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights

International Journal of Human Rights

New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 21, no. 4, 2017) is out. Contents include: Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America Malayna Raftopoulos, Contemporary debates on social-environmental conflicts, extractivism and human rights in Latin America Joanna …

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War by Any Other Name? It’s Still War

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War by Any Other Name? It’s Still War by Gabor Rona and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum [Gabor Rona  is a Visiting Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Armed Conflict Project at Cardozo Law School. Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human …

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The American Convention on Human Rights

The American Convention on Human Rights

The American Convention on Human Rights Author: Thomas M. Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza ISBN: 9780199989683 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 15 March 2017 Price: $95.00 Essential Rights Thomas M. Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza Provides a thorough and critical analysis of selected rights of the American Convention on Human Rights A valuable …

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New Issue: Human Rights Law Review

Human Rights Law Review

New Issue: Human Rights Law Review The latest issue of the Human Rights Law Review (Vol. 17, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include: Christine Bicknell, A Hydra in Detention Settings: A Context-Based Inquiry of Corruption’s Many Heads Patrick van Berlo, The Protection of Asylum Seekers in Australian-Pacific Offshore …

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International Journal of Human Rights

Schabas & Murphy: Research Handbook on International Courts and Tribunals

Schabas & Murphy: Research Handbook on International Courts and Tribunals William A. Schabas (Middlesex Univ. – Law; Leiden Univ. – Law) & Shannonbrooke Murphy (Middlesex Univ. – Law) have published Research Handbook on International Courts and Tribunals (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Contents include: William A Schabas, Introduction Mónica Pinto, The …

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New Volume: Austrian Review of International and European Law

Austrian Review of International and European Law

New Volume: Austrian Review of International and European Law The latest volume of the Austrian Review of International and European Law (Vol. 19, 2014) is out. Contents include: Cyprus 1963/1964 – 1974 – 2004 – 2014: What Comes in Fours? Markus P. Beham, Preface: Cyprus 1963/1964 – 1974 – 2004 …

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Sandholtz & Whytock: Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law

Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law

Sandholtz & Whytock: Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law Wayne Sandholtz (Univ. of Southern California – International Relations) & Christopher A. Whytock (Univ. of California, Irvine – Law and Political Science) have published Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Contents include: Wayne …

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Call for Applications for the Venice Academy of Human Rights

Venice Academy of Human Rights

Admissions to the Venice Academy of Human Rights on the topic Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights as an Answer to Rising Inequalities (3 – 12 July 2017), organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) are open until 19 April 2017, early birds who apply until 15 March 2017 receive a 10% discount. The Venice Academy of Human …

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New Issue: Chicago Journal of International Law

New Issue: Chicago Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Chicago Journal of International Law (Vol. 17, no. 2, Winter 2017) is out. Contents include: Sungjoon Cho & Jürgen Kurtz, The Limits of Isomorphism: Global Investment Law and the ASEAN Investment Regime Daniel C.K. Chow, How the United …

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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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Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection

Human Rights: Member State, EU and ECHR Levels of Protection Article 53 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union caused, already at its inception, a hermeneutical conundrum: Nothing in the Charter shall be interpreted as restricting or adversely affecting human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized, in …

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Incorporating UN General Assembly Declaratory Texts into Domestic Law?

Incorporating UN General Assembly Declaratory Texts into Domestic Law? Last week in Canada, with federal MPs returning to Parliament amidst the continuation of countrywide protests by indigenous peoples, an opposition MP introduced a private member’s bill (Bill C-469) to require the Canadian government to ensure that all federal laws are …

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