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Archivo de Etiquetas: ICJ

Ecuador Seeks to Confer Diplomatic Status on Julian Assange: Does this Oblige the UK to Allow Him to Leave the Embassy & Is the Matter Headed to the ICJ?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Ecuador Seeks to Confer Diplomatic Status on Julian Assange: Does this Oblige the UK to Allow Him to Leave the Embassy & Is the Matter Headed to the ICJ? There is a recent twist in the Julian Assange saga leading to new claims that the UK has the legal obligation …

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No, There Is No International Legal Basis for the “Bloody Nose” Strategy

OpinioJuris

No, There Is No International Legal Basis for the “Bloody Nose” Strategy by Kevin Jon Heller At Lawfare yesterday, two law professors at West Point defended the US’s right to attack North Korea if it tests another nuclear weapon or fires another missile into Japanese waters: North Korea is extraordinarily close …

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A Commentary on the Maritime Delimitation Issues in the Croatia v. Slovenia Final Award

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

A Commentary on the Maritime Delimitation Issues in the Croatia v. Slovenia Final Award I. Introduction An arbitral tribunal, constituted under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, issued its final and unanimous award in the Croatia v. Slovenia case on 29 June 2017. The arbitration concerned a territorial and …

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New EJIL:Live! Interview with Niels Petersen on his Article “The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Politics of Identifying Customary International Law”

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

New EJIL:Live! Interview with Niels Petersen on his Article “The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Politics of Identifying Customary International Law” In this latest episode of EJIL: Live! the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, speaks with Professor Niels Petersen of the University of Münster, whose article, “The …

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Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis

OpinioJuris

Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis by Mohamed Helal [Mohamed Helal is an Assistant Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law & Affiliated Faculty, Mershon Center for International Security Studies – The Ohio State University.]  Wars of Words and Tweets The recent escalation …

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Costa Rica – Nicaragua: compensation for environmental damages caused by Nicaragua

Nicolas Boeglin

COSTA RICA – NICARAGUA : COMPENSATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE / MONTO INDEMNIZATORIO POR DAÑO AMBIENTAL Costa Rica – Nicaragua: compensation for environmental damages caused by Nicaragua (Spanish version available too) On August 29, 2017, the written procedure finalized at Internacional Court of Justice (ICJ) between Costa Rica and Nicaragua concerning …

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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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Can the International Court of Justice Decide on the Chagos Islands Advisory Proceedings without the UK’s Consent?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Can the International Court of Justice Decide on the Chagos Islands Advisory Proceedings without the UK’s Consent? As Marko has noted in this post, last week Thursday, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution requesting the International Court of Justice provide an advisory opinion on the legality of the separation …

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ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

ICJ Advisory Opinion Request on the Chagos Islands Yesterday the UN General Assembly voted, by 94 to 15 with 65 states abstaining, to issue a request for an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice on the Chagos Islands. Readers will be familiar with the many legal disputes that …

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Revising the Treaty of Guarantee for a Cyprus Settlement

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Revising the Treaty of Guarantee for a Cyprus Settlement On June 28th, 2017, the UN-sponsored international conference in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, will attempt to comprehensively settle the Cyprus Issue. The Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot delegations will be joined by the delegations of the three ‘Guarantor Powers’ (Greece, Turkey and the UK), and …

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The Jadhav Case and the Legal Effect of Non-Registration of Treaties

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Jadhav Case and the Legal Effect of Non-Registration of Treaties Those following the legal tangle of the Jadhav Case closely would have noticed India’s (attempted) coup de grâce in its oral submissions regarding the bilateral Agreement on Consular Access of 21 May 2008 between India and Pakistan (“2008 Agreement”, …

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Election of Judges to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Election of Judges to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 2017 will be a busy year for elections to international tribunals. There will be elections later this year to elect five Judges of the International Court of Justice and six judges of the International Criminal Court (see here). …

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