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Archivo de Etiquetas: Court

UN Secretary General Sets Out Options for dealing with Piracy off Somalia

UN Secretary General Sets Out Options for dealing with Piracy off Somalia The United Nations Secretary General has recently submitted a report to the Security Council in which he sets out 7 options for dealing with piracy off the coast of Somalia. The incidence of piracy off the coast of …

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ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits

ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits Sudanese President Omar Bashir visited Kenya yesterday to take part in the celebration of the new Kenyan Constitution. As readers will know, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued two arrest warrants for President Bashir in connnection …

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ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits

ICC Reports Kenya and Chad to the UN Security Council over Bashir’s Visits Sudanese President Omar Bashir visited Kenya yesterday to take part in the celebration of the new Kenyan Constitution. As readers will know, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued two arrest warrants for President Bashir in connnection …

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Prosecuting pirates in national courts: US v Said and piracy under US law

Prosecuting pirates in national courts: US v Said and piracy under US law On August 17, a US District Court handed down a fascinating piece of statutory interpretation that apparently means that unless a Somali pirate succeeds in stealing something, he cannot be charged with piracy under US law. There …

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The Kosovo Opinion

The Kosovo Opinion  Christian J. Tams is Professor of International Law at the Univeristy of Glasgow. His publications include Enforcing Obligations Erga Omnes in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The International Court of Justice’s Kosovo opinion of 22 July had been much expected. It was one of the not so frequent …

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ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law

ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law The International Court of Justice has held that the declaration of independence by Kosovo is not in violation of international law.  Despite what is likely to be said in the media, this opinion is rather narrow. The Court …

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Kosovo Advisory Opinion Preview

Kosovo Advisory Opinion Preview The ICJ has now officially announced that it will deliver its advisory opinion in the Kosovo case on 22 July. This essay/post is intended to serve as a preview of the many issues raised in the case, of the main lines of argument by states before …

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Two Women Nominated to Replace Retiring US and Chinese Judges on the International Court of Justice

Two Women Nominated to Replace Retiring US and Chinese Judges on the International Court of Justice The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announed in recent weeks that Judges Shi Juiyong and Thomas Buergenthal will be retiring from the Court (see here and here). Judge Shi is a Chinese national and …

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‘Is torture ever justified?’: The European Court of Human Rights decision in Gäfgen v Germany

‘Is torture ever justified?’: The European Court of Human Rights decision in Gäfgen v Germany Natasha Simonsen is a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. Previously, she worked as a consultant for UNICEF and has interned with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Pakistan. Earlier this month, the Grand Chamber …

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Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice 2003-2007

This publication contains summaries of judgments, advisory opinions and orders of a substantive nature issued by the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, from 1 January 2003 to 31 December 2007. It is the continuation of three earlier volumes on the same subject (ST/LEG/SER.F/1 …

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Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) – Judgment of 20 April 2010

Judgment of 20 April 2010 NEW Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) – Judgment of 20 April 2010 (656 Kb)Read more … Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) The Court finds that Uruguay has breached its procedural obligations to co-operate with Argentina and the …

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