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Corte Internacional de Justicia – Order of 8 March 2011 – CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY NICARAGUA IN THE BORDER AREA

Order of 8 March 2011 NEW Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) – Order of 8 March 2011 (92 Kb)   8 MARCH 2011 ORDER CERTAIN ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY NICARAGUA IN THE BORDER AREA (COSTA RICA v. NICARAGUA) REQUEST FOR THE …

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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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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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Press Release 2010/38

Press Release 2010/38 NEW Proceedings instituted by the Republic of Costa Rica against the Republic of Nicaragua – Costa Rica institutes proceedings against Nicaragua and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures (81 Kb)Read more … [via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Kosovo Advisory Opinion Preview

Kosovo Advisory Opinion Preview The ICJ has now officially announced that it will deliver its advisory opinion in the Kosovo case on 22 July. This essay/post is intended to serve as a preview of the many issues raised in the case, of the main lines of argument by states before …

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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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Proyecto de Código de crímenes contra la paz y la seguridad de la humanidad (en ingles)

Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind (1996) Part one General provisions Article 1 Scope and application of the present Code 1.      The present Code applies to the crimes against the peace and security of mankind set out in part two. 2.       Crimes against the peace …

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Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice 2003-2007

This publication contains summaries of judgments, advisory opinions and orders of a substantive nature issued by the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, from 1 January 2003 to 31 December 2007. It is the continuation of three earlier volumes on the same subject (ST/LEG/SER.F/1 …

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Was Nuremberg a Violation of the Principle of Legality?

Was Nuremberg a Violation of the Principle of Legality? This is, remarkably, the question raised by yesterday’s judgment of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Kononov v. Latvia, App. No. 36376/04. In short, the applicant was a former Soviet partisan convicted by a Latvian court …

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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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A Human Right to Water? The South African Constitutional Court’s Decision in the Mazibuko Case

A Human Right to Water? The South African Constitutional Court’s Decision in the Mazibuko Case Peter Danchin is Associate Professor of Law at The University of Maryland Law School.  His recent articles have been published in the Journal of Law and Religion, the Yale Journal of International Law, and the Harvard International Law Journal. …

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Reflections on self-determination, and the status of Kosovo in light of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia

Reflections on self-determination, and the status of Kosovo in light of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia Zoran Oklopcic is Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University, Ottawa Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series discussing the the Report of the …

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