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The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression

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The International Criminal Court Gets Jurisdiction Over the Crime of Aggression The Assembly of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court has, overnight (New York time), adopted a resolution which activates the jurisdiction of the Court over the crime of aggression. This was the culmination of intense negotiations …

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Understanding the Use of Zones and the Concept of Proportionality: Enduring Lessons from the Falklands War

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Understanding the Use of Zones and the Concept of Proportionality: Enduring Lessons from the Falklands War On 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands (alternatively, the Islas Malvinas). The resulting conflict lasted 74 days and claimed the lives of 255 UK military personnel and 652 Argentine servicemen. The conflict …

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Public Law

Public Law Author: Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas ISBN: 9780198765899

Public Law Author: Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas ISBN: 9780198765899 Binding: Paperback Publication Date: 01 August 2017 Price: $50.00 The fresh, direct and clear writing style enables students to really understand the fundamentals of the subject while also encouraging them to engage with difficult issues and debates The book guides …

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Non-State Actors and Non-Refoulement: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Zain Taj Dean

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Non-State Actors and Non-Refoulement: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Zain Taj Dean Lord Advocate v. Zain Taj Dean [2017] UKSC 44 concerned an extradition request, made by the Republic of China in Taiwan (‘ROC’). Dean, a British national, had lived in Taiwan for many years. In 2011, he was convicted …

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

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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

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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

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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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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law

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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Last month, Just Security published a long and thoughtful post by Rebecca Ingber with the provocative title “International Law is Failing Us in Syria.” The international law she is talking about is the …

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The Brexit Bill and the Law of Treaties

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The Brexit Bill and the Law of Treaties As has been widely reported in the media (e.g. The Guardian, the BBC), the House of Lords reached two main legal conclusions in its March 2017 report on Brexit and the EU budget: Article 50 TEU allows the UK to leave the …

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Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 382

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 382 Data Protection Law and International Dispute Resolution, by D. COOPER, Partner, London Office of Covington & Burling LLP, and C. KUNER, Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit, Brussels. Biographical note Daniel P. Cooper, born 21 June 1969, United States, citizen of the …

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

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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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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit?

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Can’t Britain Exit Brexit? by Edward Swaine Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May had hand-delivered to Brussels—via a black Jaguar, taking a secret route!—a notice “in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union.”  Brexit is happening, even …

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