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Archivo de Etiquetas: The Court

Two New Decisions on Subject-Matter Immunity, Torture and Extrajudicial Killings

Two New Decisions on Subject-Matter Immunity, Torture and Extrajudicial Killings  Lorna McGregor, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Essex. Her publications include: Torture and State Immunity: Deflecting Impunity, Distorting Sovereignty’, 18 European Journal of International Law 903 – 919 (2007) and ‘State Immunity and Jus Cogens’, 55(2) International and …

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Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya?

Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya? Stefan Talmon is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford. A wind of change is currently sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East. While the transformation in Tunisia and Egypt has, at least so …

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Laudo arbitral de su majestad Británica (1977) en inglés

part i: report A. Personnel of the Case The Court: Members (as appointed on 22 July 1971): Judge Sir Gerald Fitzmaurice (President) Judge Andr6 Gros Judge Sture Petren Judge Charles Onyeama Judge Hardy C. Dillard Registrar Professor Philippe Cahier The Parties: The Argentine Republic, represented by As Agents: His Excellency …

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Declaración de Nulidad Argentina al Laudo de su Majestad Británica de 1977 (25/01/1978) en inglés

note from the minister for foreign affairs of the argentine republic to the ambassador of chile in argentina* Buenos Aires, 25 January 1978 Sir, I am pleased to inform you, on express instructions from my Gov­ernment, that the Government of the Argentine Republic, after carefully studying the arbitral Award by …

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ICJ Decision Helps to End Environmntal Dispute Between Argentina and Uruguay

ICJ Decision Helps to End Environmntal Dispute Between Argentina and Uruguay The BBC is reporting that Argentina and Uruguay have settled a seven year environmental dispute concerning a pulp mill. The dispute was submitted to the ICJ which rendered its judgment in April this year.   According to the BBC:  Argentina and …

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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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Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya

Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya At the end of last week, Kenya opened a special court to try suspected pirates operating from Somalia in the Gulf of Aden (see BBC Report here and here) The Court, which is funded by a number of international organizations and States including the UN, the EU, Australia …

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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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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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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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