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Pobjoy: The Child in International Refugee Law

Pobjoy: The Child in International Refugee Law

Pobjoy: The Child in International Refugee Law Jason M. Pobjoy (Blackstone Chambers) has published The Child in International Refugee Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Children are the victims of some of the most devastating examples of state-sanctioned and private human rights abuse. In increasing numbers, they are …

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Kolb: The International Law of State Responsibility: An Introduction

Kolb: The International Law of State Responsibility: An Introduction

Kolb: The International Law of State Responsibility: An Introduction Robert Kolb (Univ. of Geneva – Law) has published The International Law of State Responsibility: An Introduction (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Here’s the abstract: This highly readable book examines the law of State responsibility, presenting it as a fundamental aspect of …

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Rossi: Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation: The Grotian Tendency

Rossi: Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation: The Grotian Tendency

Rossi: Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation: The Grotian Tendency Christopher Rossi (Univ. of Iowa – Law) has published Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation: The Grotian Tendency (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: This powerful book stands on its head the most venerated tradition in international law and discusses the challenges of …

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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Two Visions of the UN Charter

Two Visions of the UN Charter by Jens David Ohlin As I write this, the ASIL annual meeting is conducting a well-timed, previously unannounced panel discussion about the legality of the missile strikes against Assad’s airbase in Syria. In addition to Harold Koh (Yale Law School), who has argued in support …

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria Yesterday, the United States launched a missile strike against an airbase of the Syrian armed forces, in response to the recent chemical attack that the US claims was launched from this airbase. This is the first time that the US has directly …

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The Disappearing UN Report on Israeli “Apartheid”

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The Disappearing UN Report on Israeli “Apartheid” by Kevin Jon Heller Last week, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) sent shockwaves through the international community by issuing a report that — for the first time in UN history — claims Israel’s treatment of Palestinians amounts to the crime …

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Schmahl & Breuer: The Council of Europe: Its Laws and Policies

Schmahl & Breuer: The Council of Europe: Its Laws and Policies

Schmahl & Breuer: The Council of Europe: Its Laws and Policies Stefanie Schmahl (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg – Law) & Marten Breuer (Universität Konstanz – Law) have published The Council of Europe: Its Laws and Policies (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). The table of contents is here. Here’s the abstract: The Council of …

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