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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost?

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost? Ever since President Donald Trump won the US elections, climate pundits have been playing the ‘will they, won’t they’ game in relation to US withdrawal from the hard-won and widely accepted 2015 Paris Agreement. The political need …

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The Brexit Bill and the Law of Treaties

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The Brexit Bill and the Law of Treaties As has been widely reported in the media (e.g. The Guardian, the BBC), the House of Lords reached two main legal conclusions in its March 2017 report on Brexit and the EU budget: Article 50 TEU allows the UK to leave the …

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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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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The Status of Treaties in Domestic Law

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The Status of Treaties in Domestic Law by David Stewart by David Stewart [David P. Stewart is Professor from Practice at Georgetown University Law Center.This is the third post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] How are we to explain the yawning gap between the Founding Fathers’ clearly “monist” …

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The Origins and Fall of Treaty Supremacy and Its Significance

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The Origins and Fall of Treaty Supremacy and Its Significance by Thomas Lee [Thomas Lee is the Leitner Family Professor of International Law and the Director of Graduate and International Studies at Fordham Law School. This is the fifth post in our symposium this week on treaty supremacy.] Imagine Congress passes, …

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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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Brexit and International Law

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Brexit and International Law In earlier posts (here and here) there was a discussion about the different scenarios that might play out following the UK’s vote to exit the European Union. These and other debates have focused largely on the legal implications for the UK and the European Union and …

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Iran’s (Non-)Compliance with its Non-Proliferation Obligations Revisited

Iran’s (Non-)Compliance with its Non-Proliferation Obligations Revisited A recent statement issued by the EU entitled ‘Common messages regarding EU sanctions against the Iranian nuclear programme’, posted on the websites of various EU embassies in Tehran (and translated into Farsi), attempts to sum up the reasons which have allegedly justified not …

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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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