martes, septiembre 21, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: Court

Why the Falklands Dispute Will (Probably) Never Go to Court

Why the Falklands Dispute Will (Probably) Never Go to Court Our readers are surely aware of the reemergence of the Falklands dispute on the international stage, provoked by the UK’s decision to allow oil exploration in the waters of the Islands, and the possibility that the oil deposits may be …

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International Court of Justice to Appoint 6 New Clerks

International Court of Justice to Appoint 6 New Clerks The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced that it is seeking to appoint 6 new Law Clerks for its judges. The additional clerks will make it possible for each judge to have a full time law clerk. The decision by the …

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A Human Right to Water? The South African Constitutional Court’s Decision in the Mazibuko Case

A Human Right to Water? The South African Constitutional Court’s Decision in the Mazibuko Case Peter Danchin is Associate Professor of Law at The University of Maryland Law School.  His recent articles have been published in the Journal of Law and Religion, the Yale Journal of International Law, and the Harvard International Law Journal. …

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Reflections on self-determination, and the status of Kosovo in light of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia

Reflections on self-determination, and the status of Kosovo in light of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia Zoran Oklopcic is Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University, Ottawa Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series discussing the the Report of the …

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Belgium sues Swizterland in the ICJ in a dispute concerning recognition and enforcement of a civil judgment

Belgium sues Swizterland in the ICJ in a dispute concerning recognition and enforcement of a civil judgment Last week, Belgium initiated proceedings in the ICJ against Swizterland in a dispute raising issues of private international law and of the relationship between public international law and private international law. The dispute concerns: …

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Dispute Concerning Honduran Government Crisis Heads to the International Court of Justice (UPDATED)

Dispute Concerning Honduran Government Crisis Heads to the International Court of Justice (UPDATED) UPDATE: Since I wrote this piece it has been announced that the rival Honduran leaders have reached agreement to resolve the crisis relating to the Presidency (see BBC report here). It is not clear what impact this …

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UK Inquiry to Consider Legality of Iraq War and Appoints Former ICJ President, Dame Rosalyn Higgins as International Law Adviser

UK Inquiry to Consider Legality of Iraq War and Appoints Former ICJ President, Dame Rosalyn Higgins as International Law Adviser This past summer, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced the establishment of an inquiry into the UK’s involvement in the Iraq War. The Iraq Inquiry, which is independent of the government, began work …

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The ICJ and Evolutionary Treaty Interpretation

The ICJ and Evolutionary Treaty Interpretation On Monday, the ICJ delivered its judgment in the Costa Rica v. Nicaragua case, concerning navigational and related rights on the river San Juan (Registry summary; judgment). The case itself is not terribly important in the grand scheme of things, but upon reading the …

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Africa and the International Criminal Court

Africa and the International Criminal Court This week African States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to assess the work of the ICC in relation to Africa. The meeting is significant as all of the current situations and cases under …

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ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Bashir, but Rejects the Genocide Charge

ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Bashir, but Rejects the Genocide Charge (Updated) Today the International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Omar al Bashir, the serving President of Sudan, for crimes against humanity and war crimes in Darfur. (The decision is now available here). The news were expected after …

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