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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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Call for Abstracts: Public Law and the New Populism

Call for Abstracts: Public Law and the New Populism The International Journal of Constitutional Law has issued a call for abstracts for a workshop on “Public Law and the New Populism,” to take place September 15, 2017, at New York University School of Law. Here’s the call: Call for abstracts: …

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Boisson de Chazournes: Interactions between Regional and Universal Organizations: A Legal Perspective

Boisson de Chazournes: Interactions between Regional and Universal Organizations: A Legal Perspective

Boisson de Chazournes: Interactions between Regional and Universal Organizations: A Legal Perspective Laurence Boisson de Chazournes (Univ. of Geneva – Law) has published Interactions between Regional and Universal Organizations: A Legal Perspective (Brill | Nijhoff 2017). Here’s the abstract: Cooperation through international organizations is fundamental to the international legal order. …

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The Curious Case of the Killing of Kim Jong-nam

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The Curious Case of the Killing of Kim Jong-nam The night is dark and full of terrors. But sometimes the terrors are just too damn funny. Consider the circumstances of the untimely demise of Kim Jong-nam, the elder half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, assassinated in Malaysia apparently at …

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Call for Papers: The United Nations Security Council and the Sea

Call for Papers: The United Nations Security Council and the Sea The Centre de droit international at the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 has issued a call for papers for a conference on “The United Nations Security Council and the Sea/Le Conseil de sécurité des Nations unies et la mer,” …

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Stone Sweet & Grisel: The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy

Stone Sweet & Grisel: The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy

Stone Sweet & Grisel: The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy Alec Stone Sweet (National Univ. of Singapore – Law) & Florian Grisel (King’s College London – Law) have published The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The development of international …

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Treaties in Constitutional Time

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Treaties in Constitutional Time by John Parry [John Parry is the Associate Dean of Faculty and Edward Brunet Professor of Law at the Lewis & Clark Law School. This is the fourth post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] David Sloss’s fantastic new book restores order and sanity to …

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