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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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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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