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Keynote Speech Part II: Challenging International Law: What’s New?

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Keynote Speech Part II: Challenging International Law: What’s New? [Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. This essay is based on a keynote presentation given at the annual conference of the Canadian Council on International Law in Ottawa, on November …

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and bizarre interpretations of the Rome …

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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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Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International?

Are Extraterritorial Armed Conflicts with Non-State Groups International or Non-International? From time to time we have had discussions on this blog about the classification of extraterritorial or transnational conflicts between States and non-State groups. In other words, when States use force abroad against non-State groups, does this lead to an armed conflict …

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When to Kill and When to Capture?

When to Kill and When to Capture? My previous post on the Osama bin Laden killing and a number of posts at Opinio Juris have attracted a very productive discussion in the comments, which I would recommend to all readers who haven’t seen it already. The key issue that has …

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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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Joan Donoghue Elected to ICJ

Joan Donoghue Elected to ICJ The United Nations General Assembly and Security Council has elected Joan Donoghue, from the United States, to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) (see here). Joan Donoghue will replace Thomas Buergenthal who resigned from the Court with effect from last week. Ms Donoghue is currently Principal …

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One step forward, two steps backward: The ICJ interprets Mexico’s Request for Interpretation of Avena and other Mexican Nationals

One step forward, two steps backward: The ICJ interprets Mexico’s Request for Interpretation of Avena and other Mexican Nationals On 19 January 2009, the International Court of Justice formally declined to interpret its judgment in the Case of Avena and Certain Other Mexican Nationals (Avena), which dealt, as did its …

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