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International Law in the Age of Trump

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International Law in the Age of Trump In the second month of Donald Trump’s presidency, we still know little about his foreign policy agenda. He regularly said things during the campaign that suggested a radical departure from longstanding tenets of U.S. foreign policy. And during his first month in office, …

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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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New Volume: Yearbook of Polar Law

The Yearbook of Polar Law

New Volume: Yearbook of Polar Law The latest volume of the Yearbook of Polar Law (Vol. 8, 2016) is out. Contents include: Harry Badera, Tribute to Walt Parker Mead Treadwell, Support and Opposition: An Informal History of the Law of the Sea Convention in the United States and Alaska, Including …

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Bower: Norms Without the Great Powers

Bower: Norms Without the Great Powers Adam Bower (Univ. of St. Andrews – International Relations) has published Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Can multilateral treaties succeed in transforming conduct when they are rejected by …

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Miles: Provisional Measures before International Courts and Tribunals

Miles: Provisional Measures before International Courts and Tribunals Cameron A. Miles (3 Verulam Buildings) has published Provisional Measures before International Courts and Tribunals (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Since the decision of the International Court of Justice in LaGrand (Germany v United States of America), the law of …

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Almeida & Sorel: Latin America and the International Court of Justice

Almeida & Sorel: Latin America and the International Court of Justice Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida (Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School) & Jean-Marc Sorel (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne – Law) have published Latin America and the International Court of Justice: Contributions to International Law (Routledge 2017). Contents include: Liliana Obregon, Latin America …

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Chinese Journal of International Law. Vol. 15, no. 4, December 2016

New Issue: Chinese Journal of International Law The latest issue of the Chinese Journal of International Law (Vol. 15, no. 4, December 2016) is out. Contents include: Articles Fayokemi Olorundami, Revisiting the Libya/Malta Decision and Assessing its Relevance (or otherwise) to the East China Sea Dispute Russell Buchan, Cyber Warfare …

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Obama and Raúl Castro Meet, Making History

Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

Obama and Raúl Castro Meet, Making History PANAMA — President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba met here Saturday, in the first face-to-face discussion between the leaders of the two countries in a half century. Seated beside Mr. Castro in a small room in the convention center downtown where …

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Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown

Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine while another group of rebels attacked a police headquarters as a threatened military offensive by government forces failed to materialize. Rebels in the …

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U.S. Says Iran’s Pick for U.N. Envoy Won’t Get a Visa

U.S. Says Iran’s Pick for U.N. Envoy Won’t Get a Visa WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday said it would bar an Iranian diplomat nominated as United Nations ambassador from entering the country, in a rebuke to Iran at a time when the United States is engaged in delicate …

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