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Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations

Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations Moritz P. Moelle (Federal Foreign Office, Germany) has published The International Responsibility of International Organisations: Cooperation in Peacekeeping Operations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The International Responsibility of International Organisations addresses the joint responsibility of organisations for violations of international law …

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Bhandari: Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law

Bhandari: Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law Surendra Bhandari (Ritsumeikan Univ. – Law) has published Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law: Transformation of Law and State in the Globalized World (Brill | Nijhoff 2016). Here’s the abstract: In Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law, …

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Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) – S/RES/2118

Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) The full text of Security Council resolution 2118 (2013) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling the Statements of its President of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012, 5 April 2012, and its resolutions 1540 (2004), …

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Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria?

Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria? Recent reports regarding the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria are very disturbing indeed. If it turns out that there is concrete evidence that chemical weapons have been used, many will hope this will (finally) provoke action by the …

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Iran, The Nuclear Issue & Countermeasures

Iran, The Nuclear Issue & Countermeasures Sahib Singh is a Visiting Lecturer of International Law at the University of Vienna, a Visiting Fellow at the British Institute of International & Comparative Law and a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. The legal principles and arguments put forward are addressed …

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Al-Jedda case

OPINIONS OF THE LORDS OF APPEAL FOR JUDGMENT IN THE CAUSE R (on the application of Al-Jedda) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) Appellate Committee Lord Bingham of Cornhill Lord Rodger of Earlsferry Baroness Hale of Richmond Lord Carswell Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood Counsel Appellants: Keir Starmer …

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Uganda’s Julia Sebutinde Elected to the International Court of Justice

Uganda’s Julia Sebutinde Elected to the International Court of Justice Yesterday the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected Julia Sebutinde to be a Judge at the International Court of Justice (see UN press release). Readers may recall from an earlier post that the Security Council and General Assembly …

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