The ‘left-to-die boat’: whose responsibility for the death of 63 migrants in the Mediterranean? Francesco Messineo is lecturer at Kent Law School, Canterbury. Given the relative lack of media hype (with notable exceptions, see also here), readers may have missed the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly’s scathing report on the …Leer »
International Tribunal for the Law of Sea’s First Judgment on Maritime Delimitation And in other news . . . the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) also had a first of its own this past Wednesday. ITLOS delivered judgment in its first maritime delimitation case – Dispute concerning delimitation of …Leer »
Judging Judges: A Statistical Exercise Andrea Bianchi’s excellent, thoughtful post on the perceptions of certainty in response to the ICJ’s Germany v. Italy judgment provokes many questions. What, exactly, created the certainty both within the Court and outside it as to how the Court would decide the case? Is it …Leer »
The African Union’s Response to the ICC’s Decisions on Bashir’s Immunity: Will the ICJ Get Another Immunity Case?
The African Union’s Response to the ICC’s Decisions on Bashir’s Immunity: Will the ICJ Get Another Immunity Case? After deciding the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) case (about which I and others will have more to say on the blog soon), there is the prospect of …Leer »
Berlin (Potsdam) Conference July 17 – August 2, 1945 Protocol of the Proceedings August 1, 1945 The Berlin Conference of the Three Heads of Government of the U. S. S. R., U. S. A., and U. K., which took place from July 17 to August 2, 1945, came to the …Leer »
EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS COURT (CHAMBER) CASE OF ARTICO v. ITALY (Application no. 6694/74) JUDGMENT STRASBOURG 13 May 1980 In the Artico case, The European Court of Human Rights, sitting, in accordance with Article 43 (art. 43) of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms …Leer »
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) – 05/12/2011 – Judgment –
5 DECEMBER 2011 JUDGMENT APPLICATION OF THE INTERIM ACCORD OF 13 SEPTEMBER 1995 (THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA v. GREECE) Chronology of the procedure I. Introduction Jurisdiction of the Court and admissibility of the Application 23-61 Whether the dispute is excluded from the Court’s jurisdiction under the terms of …Leer »
General Assembly and Security Council Elect Four Judges to the ICJ But Fail to Agree On Fifth Judge. What Happens Next?
General Assembly and Security Council Elect Four Judges to the ICJ But Fail to Agree On Fifth Judge. What Happens Next? Last week the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council conducted elections to elect judges to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) (see UN Press Releases here and here). Under …Leer »
Eurozone Crisis: All Eyes on Karlsruhe Michael Waibel is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cambridge. On 7 September 2011, the German Federal Constitutional Court gave judgment in three joined cases regarding the constitutionality of German financial assistance to Greece and of its guarantees to the European …Leer »
ICJ Permits Greece to Intervene in Germany v. Italy Immunity caseOn the 4th of July, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decided that Greece can intervene in the Jurisdictional Immunities of the State case (Germany v. Italy). The case concerns a claim by Germany that Italian courts have failed to respect …Leer »
Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter? In the past couple of days, Germany and Canada have joined the group of countries that have declared that they consider the National Transitional Council (NTC) in to be the “legitimate representative” of the Libyan people. But what …Leer »
NATO Begins Helicopter Attacks to Increase the Pressure on Qaddafi NATO officials have said they regard the introduction of attack helicopters as potential game changers in a conflict that has shown signs of settling into a stalemate. By JOHN F. BURNS TRIPOLI, Libya — In a move to intensify pressure …Leer »