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Summit of the Americas: Is There a Place for Venezuela?

OpinioJuris

Summit of the Americas: Is There a Place for Venezuela? by Ricardo Arredondo [Ricardo Arredondo is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Buenos Aires.] 1. Introduction In recent months, Latin-American countries have been actors and witnesses of a heated debate, as tend to be those in which …

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Does the ICJ Have Binding Jurisdiction Over the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy? Probably, But Maybe Not

OpinioJuris

Does the ICJ Have Binding Jurisdiction Over the Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy? Probably, But Maybe Not by Julian Ku Last month, the UN Secretary General António Guterres announced that he was referring the longstanding border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela to the International Court of Justice. This decision was made after a …

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An Utterly Damning Report on Moreno-Ocampo

OpinioJuris

An Utterly Damning Report on Moreno-Ocampo by Kevin Jon Heller Following on the heels of the much-reported e-mail scandal, FICHL has released a policy brief entitled “A Prosecutor Falls, Time for the Court to Rise” that is an utterly damning indictment of Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s tenure at the ICC. Here is a taste …

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International Law Pays No Homage to Catalonia’s Declaration of Independence

OpinioJuris

International Law Pays No Homage to Catalonia’s Declaration of Independence by Julian Ku International law is famously mushy and subject to a variety of interpretations.  But there are some issues upon which there is more consensus under international law, such as the illegality of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.  But is …

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Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA New Orientations for EU External Economic Relations Edited by Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA Author: Edited by Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes ISBN: 9780198808893 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 01 November 2017 Price: $95.00 The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA), proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and …

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Do Kurds Have the Right to Self-Determination and/or Secession?

OpinioJuris

Do Kurds Have the Right to Self-Determination and/or Secession? by Milena Sterio [Milena Sterio is a Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.] On September 25, 2017, Kurds voted in a self-declared independence referendum organized by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). , …

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Reopening Proceedings for Reparations and Abuse of Process at the International Court of Justice

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Reopening Proceedings for Reparations and Abuse of Process at the International Court of Justice On 28 July 2017, Nicaragua made the rather surprising announcement that it would revive its claim for US$17 billion in compensation against the United States. To recall, in its 1986 Merits Judgment in Nicaragua v. United …

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Reimagining Palestine

Project Syndicate

Reimagining Palestine Marwan Muasher Marwan Muasher, a former foreign minister and deputy prime minister of Jordan, is Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His latest book is The Second Arab Awakening and the Battle for Pluralism. JUN 26, 2017 AMMAN – In the 50 years …

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The Venezuela Crisis at the Organization of American States: Between Withdrawal and Suspension

OpinioJuris

The Venezuela Crisis at the Organization of American States: Between Withdrawal and Suspension by Alonso Illueca [Alonso Illueca is a lawyer and adjunct Professor of law at Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua and Universidad del Istmo Panama.] On May 31, 2017, the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign …

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US Strikes against Syria and the Implications for the Jus ad Bellum

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

US Strikes against Syria and the Implications for the Jus ad Bellum The blogosphere is abuzz with reactions to the U.S. strikes against Syria. My guess is that most international lawyers will agree with Marko Milanovic that the strikes were unlawful. Article 2(4) of the Charter prohibits the use of …

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria Yesterday, the United States launched a missile strike against an airbase of the Syrian armed forces, in response to the recent chemical attack that the US claims was launched from this airbase. This is the first time that the US has directly …

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Will International Law Matter to the Trump Administration?

OpinioJuris

Will International Law Matter to the Trump Administration? by Julian Ku There are lots of panels and conferences being held around the U.S. (and maybe outside the U.S.) on the new Trump Administration’s policies and their impact on international law. I would like to recommend our readers view some or all …

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