Recognition of Governments: Legitimacy and Control Six Months after Guaidó On 23 January 2019, Juan Guaidó, the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, proclaimed himself as the caretaker President of Venezuela in accordance with Article 223 of the Venezuelan Constitution. Guaidó’s Government falls foul of the criterion of effectiveness (control …Leer »
New Restrictions on Arbitral Appointments for Sitting ICJ Judges Editor’s Note: This week, in a trio of posts by Callum Musto, Marie Davoise, and Frederic Sourgens, we facilitate discussion on the nature of the International Court of Justice’s judicial function, and the occasional international arbitration appointments accepted by individual judges …Leer »
The Trump Administration and International Law Author: Harold Hongju Koh ISBN: 9780190912185 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 15 October 2018 Price: $27.95 The Trump Administration and International Law Harold Hongju Koh This book answers one of the most pressing questions of our time: who is winning the battle of Donald Trump …Leer »
Palestine Sues the United States in the ICJ re Jerusalem Embassy On Friday Palestine instituted proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice, claiming that the US violated the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations by moving its embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. …Leer »
The Bolton Speech: The Legality of US Retaliatory Action Against Judges and Officials of the International Criminal Court?
The Bolton Speech: The Legality of US Retaliatory Action Against Judges and Officials of the International Criminal Court? The speech given on Monday by John Bolton, US National Security Adviser, threatening action by the US against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in response to potential ICC investigation of US personnel …Leer »
The Legality of a U.S. Space Force by Adam Irish [Adam Irish is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at California State University, Chico.] President Donald Trump’s pronouncements that the United States needs to develop a “Space Force” were initially met with derision by national security establishment. In a letter …Leer »
Satow’s Diplomatic Practice Author: Edited by Ivor Roberts ISBN: 9780198821953 Binding: Paperback Publication Date: 21 March 2018 Price: $59.99 Satow’s Diplomatic Practice Seventh Edition Edited by Ivor Roberts Fully updated seventh (centenary) edition of the globally recognized leading authoritative text on diplomatic law and practice Includes increased coverage of important …Leer »
Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo In his State of the Union speech on January 30, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his signing of a new executive order aimed at keeping open the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as …Leer »
Semana 10 – 5 al 11 de marzo de 2018 Cuadriga – Colombia decide: ¿sigue el país dividido? Cuadriga – Colombia decide: ¿sigue el país dividido? El 11 de marzo se celebran elecciones legislativas y dos consultas interpartidistas en Colombia. El país se encuentra más polarizado que nunca, con una …Leer »
The Pardon of Fujimori: Amnesties and Remedies Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights by Carlos Lopez [Carlos Lopez is a Senior Legal Adviser at the International Commission of Jurists.] The “humanitarian pardon and grace” granted by Peruvian President Kuczynski to former President Fujimori on the eve of Christmas 2017 has spurred …Leer »
Did the Trump Administration’s Jerusalem Declaration Violate International Law? by David Hughes [David Hughes is a Grotius Research Scholar at the University of Michigan, Law School and a PhD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.] On 6 December, President Trump signed a Proclamation recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital …Leer »
The Constitutional Conflict in Turkey: Is There Still an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Violations?
The Constitutional Conflict in Turkey: Is There Still an Effective Remedy for Human Rights Violations? by Massimo Frigo [Massimo Frigo is the Senior Legal Advisor of the International Commission of Jurists, Europe Programme.] A legal dispute between first instance ordinary courts and the Constitutional Court in Turkey is leading the country …Leer »