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New Publication: European Tax Law – sixth edition student version

26/06/2012 – 4:22 pm | Comments Off on New Publication: European Tax Law – sixth edition student version

European Tax Law – sixth edition student version
by: Ben J.M. Terra & Peter J. Wattel
February 2012
ISBN: 9789041138774
The completely revised sixth edition of this leading work brings its comprehensive and systematic survey of European Tax Law up to December 2011. With its critical discussion of the EU tax rules in force and of the European Court’s case law in tax matters, it surpasses every other textbook …

New Publication: WTO Law – From a European Perspective

26/06/2012 – 4:21 pm | Comments Off on New Publication: WTO Law – From a European Perspective

WTO Law – From a European Perspective
by: Birgitte Egelund Olsen, Michael Steinicke & Karsten Engsig Sorensen
February 2012
ISBN: 9789041133588
This very useful book analyses the core legal concepts and rules that characterise the regulation of trade in the WTO. At the heart of the analysis is a comparison of WTO rules with parallel rules in the EU trade system, revealing how similar trade issues are dealt with …

New Publication: Amnesty justified? The need for a case by case approach in the interests of human rights

26/06/2012 – 4:19 pm | Comments Off on New Publication: Amnesty justified? The need for a case by case approach in the interests of human rights

Amnesty justified? The need for a case by case approach in the interests of human rights
Vera Vriezen
The manner in which South Africa dealt with its past and the process of granting amnesty through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is generally considered legitimate. This is not the case, however, for many other amnesties granted in times of political transition or in post-conflict situations. National efforts to establish …

New Edition: International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

26/06/2012 – 4:15 pm | Comments Off on New Edition: International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family
Table of Contents Alert
Vol. 26, No. 2
August 2012

Articles
Custody Disputes Under African Customary Family Law in Malawi: Adaptability to Change?
Lea Mwambene
Int J Law Policy Family 2012 26: 127-142
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Discovering the ‘Facts of Life’ Following Anonymous Donor Insemination
 
Eric Blyth
Int J Law Policy Family 2012 26: 143-161
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Extending Family Law to Non-Marital Cohabitation in Nigeria
 
Michael Attah
Int J Law Policy …

New Publication: The Human Right to Equal Access to Health Care

20/06/2012 – 10:17 am | Comments Off on New Publication: The Human Right to Equal Access to Health Care

The Human Right to Equal Access to Health Care
Maite San Giorgi
School of Human Rights Research, vol. 53
The right to equal access to health care is a fundamental principle that is part of the human right to health care. For victims of a violation of the human right to equal access to health care it is important that a judicial or quasi-judicial human rights body can …

New Publication: Procedure and Evidence in International Arbitration

20/06/2012 – 10:16 am | Comments Off on New Publication: Procedure and Evidence in International Arbitration

Jeffrey Waincymer
May 2012
ISBN: 9789041131683
This highly distinctive book combines an unparalleled familiarity with the key theoretical and practical books in the field and a keen awareness, from procedural and evidentiary perspectives, of what arbitral tribunals and practitioners actually do – or should do. Read more

The ICJ Issues the Diallo Compensation Judgment

20/06/2012 – 10:15 am | Comments Off on The ICJ Issues the Diallo Compensation Judgment

* This post is based on the ICJ Press Release No. 2012/22 (19 June 2012), available here.
On 19 June, the ICJ delivered its Judgment in the case concerning Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) (compensation owed by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Republic of Guinea). For the full text of the judgment click here. The case …

New Publications: Vols. 28-29 The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

20/06/2012 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on New Publications: Vols. 28-29 The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

André Klip and Göran Sluiter (eds.)
Volume 28: The International Criminal Tribunal for the      Former Yugoslavia 2005-2006
May 2012 | ISBN      978-94-000-0002-5 | 950 pp. | paperback
Contributors: Joseph William Davids, Roman Graf, Gerhard Kemp, Katalin Ligeti, Maria Nybondas, Mariam Pathan, Joseph Powderly, KatarinaSkrbec, Koen Vriend, Gentian Zyberi.
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André Klip and Göran Sluiter      (eds.)
Volume 29: The International Criminal Tribunal for the      Former Yugoslavia 2006
June 2012 | ISBN      …

Call for Papers: The Refugee Law Initiative Working Paper Series

20/06/2012 – 10:07 am | One Comment

The Refugee Law Initiative Working Paper Series
Call for Papers
The Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) invites submissions to its Working Paper Series. The series provides for the rapid dissemination of preliminary research results and other work in progress, reflecting cross and inter-disciplinary interests within refugee law and policy, broadly defined. Recent papers have considered integration, detention and smuggling of asylum-seekers, gender-related asylum claims and long-term encampment. …

New Publication: Permanent Establishments – A Domestic Taxation, Bilateral Tax Treaty and OECD Perspective, 2nd edition

20/06/2012 – 10:06 am | Comments Off on New Publication: Permanent Establishments – A Domestic Taxation, Bilateral Tax Treaty and OECD Perspective, 2nd edition

Ekkehart Reimer, Stefan Schmid & Nathalie Urban
May 2012 , ISBN/ISSN: 9789041136602
Permanent Establishments (PEs) are a key facet of international taxation. They constitute the crucial threshold for the assignment of taxing rights to a jurisdiction in all cases of enterprises operating in more than one country. The issue of whether there is a PE, and how much profit should be allocated to it, is an increasingly …

New Publication: Arbitration – The Next Fifty Years

20/06/2012 – 10:04 am | Comments Off on New Publication: Arbitration – The Next Fifty Years

Albert Jan van den Berg
May 2012
ISBN: 9789041138088
In June 2011 the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) marked its fiftieth anniversary with a celebratory conference in Geneva, the birthplace of ICCA. This volume, ICCA Congress Series no. 16, comprises the proceedings of the conference, in which eminent arbitration scholars and practitioners assess the current state of arbitration – both international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration …

Follow Rio+20

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For those interested in following the events at Rio+20 the GreenLaw blog maintained by Pace Law School is highly recommendable.

Rio+20 two days away

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2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit, held in Rio, which, at least to environmental lawyers, is known for gifting us with the Rio Declaration (27 soft-law principles setting out the basic standards of international environmental law), Agenda 21 (a road map aiming at achieving sustainable development), and the Forest Principles (a non-binding good practice document on forest management). 20 years down …

Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris, REINTEGRATION – EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION ?

17/06/2012 – 10:56 am | Comments Off on Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris, REINTEGRATION – EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION ?

TITLE OF PUBLICATION: REINTEGRATION – EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION ?

TYPE OF PUBLICATION: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH PAPER
LEAD AUTHORS: SALMA YUSUF AND DOMINIQUE MYSTRIS
DATE OF PUBLICATION: MARCH 2012
PUBLISHER: CONSORTIUM OF HUMANITARIAN AGENCIES
FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: Salma_Yusuf_and_Dominique_Mystris_Reintegration_ Evolution_or_ Revolution.pdf
 

Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris, THE RULE OF LAW REVIVAL IN TRANSITION STATES

17/06/2012 – 10:52 am | Comments Off on Salma Yusuf and Dominique Mystris, THE RULE OF LAW REVIVAL IN TRANSITION STATES

TITLE OF PUBLICATION:THE RULE OF LAW REVIVAL IN TRANSITION STATES

TYPE OF PUBLICATION: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH PAPER
LEAD AUTHORS: SALMA YUSUF AND DOMINIQUE MYSTRIS
DATE OF PUBLICATION: MARCH 2012
PUBLISHER: CONSORTIUM OF HUMANITARIAN AGENCIES
FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: Salma_Yusuf_and_Dominique_Mystris_The_Rule_of_Law_Revival_in_Transition_States.pdf

Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham, A HUMAN RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT – MOVING BEYOND THE RHETORIC

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TITLE OF PUBLICATION: A HUMAN RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT – MOVING BEYOND THE RHETORIC
TYPE OF PUBLICATION: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH PAPER
LEAD AUTHORS: SALMA YUSUF AND JENNIFER WOODHAM
DATE OF PUBLICATION: MARCH 2012
PUBLISHER: INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS
FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: Salma_Yusuf_and_Jennifer_Woodham_A_Human_Right_to_Development_Moving_Beyond_The_Rhetoric.pdf

Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham, THE ROLE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN PEACE-BUILDING

17/06/2012 – 10:40 am | Comments Off on Salma Yusuf and Jennifer Woodham, THE ROLE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN PEACE-BUILDING

TITLE OF PUBLICATION:  THE ROLE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN PEACE-BUILDING
TYPE OF PUBLICATION: PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH PAPER
LEAD AUTHORS:  SALMA YUSUF AND JENNIFER WOODHAM
DATE OF PUBLICATION:  MARCH 2012
PUBLISHER: INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS
FREE PDF DOWNLOAD: Salma_Yusuf_and_Jennifer_Woodham_The_Role_of_Human_Rights_in_Peace-building.pdf
 

WORLDWIDE MOVEMENT TO END HUMAN VIOLENCE LAUNCHED

15/06/2012 – 7:16 pm | Comments Off on WORLDWIDE MOVEMENT TO END HUMAN VIOLENCE LAUNCHED

Many people are concerned about wars being fought in various parts of the world. Others are motivated by images of poverty and starvation locally or in distant parts of the world. Increasing numbers of people are inclined to take action in response to the ongoing climate catastrophe. And for some people, the issue that concerns them is violence against women, or refugees, or nuclear power, …