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Chinese Journal of International Law. Vol. 15, no. 4, December 2016

New Issue: Chinese Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Chinese Journal of International Law (Vol. 15, no. 4, December 2016) is out. Contents include: Articles Fayokemi Olorundami, Revisiting the Libya/Malta Decision and Assessing its Relevance (or otherwise) to the East China Sea Dispute Russell Buchan, Cyber Warfare …

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Recognition of States in International Law: For Sale

Recognition of States in International Law: For Sale News reports indicate that former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo (pictured left) recently pleaded guilty in federal court in New York to accepting $2.5 million in bribes from Taiwanese officials in exchange for assurances of continued diplomatic recognition during his tenure in office …

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Sense and Nonsense of Territorial Referendums in Ukraine, and Why the 16 March Referendum in Crimea Does Not Justify Crimea’s Alteration of Territorial Status under International Law

Sense and Nonsense of Territorial Referendums in Ukraine, and Why the 16 March Referendum in Crimea Does Not Justify Crimea’s Alteration of Territorial Status under International Law Yesterday, on 15 April 2014, Ukrainian interim president Turtschinov considered to hold, simultaneously with the presidential elections, a referendum on regional competences in …

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Cohen: Theorizing Precedent in International Law

Cohen: Theorizing Precedent in International Law Harlan Grant Cohen (Univ. of Georgia – Law) has posted Theorizing Precedent in International Law (in Interpretation in International Law, Andrea Bianchi, Daniel Peat & Matthew Windsor eds., forthcoming). Here’s the abstract: Precedent presents a puzzle for international law. As a matter of doctrine, …

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The Use of ‘Do it Yourself’ Barrel Bombs under International Law

The Use of ‘Do it Yourself’ Barrel Bombs under International Law Among the continuing horrors reported from Syria, it is the use of certain weapons that time and again makes the headlines. While the use of chemical weapons led to an important response from the international community, in recent months …

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Democratic Statehood in International Law

Democratic Statehood in International Law In the book Democratic Statehood in International Law, I develop an argument that state creation is a political process of overcoming a competing claim to territorial integrity. The emergence of a new state is not an automatic or factual occurrence upon meeting the statehood criteria. …

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Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare. Geneva, 17 June 1925.

The undersigned Plenipotentiaries, in the name of their respective Governments: (Here follow the names of Plenipotentiaries)Whereas the use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and of all analogous liquids materials or devices, has been justly condemned by the general opinion of the civilized world; andWhereas the prohibition of …

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The High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Requiem for Legality

The High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Requiem for LegalityDr Miroslav Baros is Senior Lecturer in Law at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Introduction  ‘The Order further confirms that any proceeding instituted before any Court… which challenges [my] decisions sanctioning individuals …enacted by  me,  will be inadmissible, unless… I expressly give …

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Consensus Definition of Aggression (UNGA resolution 3314 (XXIX))

The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression, established pursuant to its resolution 2330(XXII) of 18 December 1967, covering the work of its seventh session held from 11 March to 12 April 1974, including the draft Definition of Aggression adopted by …

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Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?

Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?Last month the new Chinese Judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Judge Xue Hanqin, was sworn in and took her seat on the ICJ bench. One remarkable but perhaps little known fact about Judge Hanqin is that she is the only person …

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New Issue: Journal of the History of International Law

New Issue: Journal of the History of International LawThe latest issue of the Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d’histoire du droit international (Vol. 12, no. 2, 2010) is out. Contents include:Ian Hunter, Kant’s Regional CosmopolitanismManuel Jiménez Fonseca, The Colonization of American Nature and the Early Development …

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Symposium: Kosovo at the ICJ

Symposium: Kosovo at the ICJThe latest issue of the German Law Journal (Vol. 11, no. 8, 2010) contains a symposium on the International Court of Justice’s advisory opinion on Kosovo. Contents include:Lara Appicciafuoco, The Promotion of the Rule of Law in the Western Balkans: The European Union’s Role Martina Spernbauer, …

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