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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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Does Use of Chemical Weapons Justify Intervention in Syria?

Does Use of Chemical Weapons Justify Intervention in Syria? Over the last few days, various media outlets have reported that the US, UK and other countries believe that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict (see BBC report). Apparently, there is not yet conclusive evidence of this …

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Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels

Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels WASHINGTON — President Obama said Tuesday that the United States would formally recognize a coalition of Syrian opposition groups as that country’s legitimate representative, intensifying the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to give up his bloody struggle to stay in power. Mr. Obama’s …

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Kiobel: Universal Civil Jurisdiction under international Law

Kiobel: Universal Civil Jurisdiction under international Law  Barrie Sander has law degrees from Cambridge and Leiden, and from September 2012 will be a PhD candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. In an earlier post, I considered the question of corporate liability …

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Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority with respect to Germany by the Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom and the Provisional Government of the French Republic. June 5, 1945

Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority with respect to Germany by the Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom and the Provisional Government of the French Republic. June 5, 1945 The German armed forces on …

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Agreement Relating to Prisoners of War and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating Under Soviet Command and Forces Operating Under United States of America Command February 20, 1945

Agreement Relating to Prisoners of War and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating Under Soviet Command and Forces Operating Under United States of America Command February 20, 1945 The Government of the United States of America on the one hand and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on …

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