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New Issues

18/12/2013 – 9:26 pm | Comments Off on New Issues

International Journal of Law in Context
From the table of contents:
Recovering legal fictions: an introduction
Maksymilian Del Mar
Legal fictions and legal change
Maksymilian Del Mar
Fuller on legal fictions: a Benthamic perspective
Michael Quinn
Legal fictions and the limits of legal language
Karen Petroski
Fictitious fraud: economics and the presumption of reliance
Randy D. Gordon
Unsafe law: health, rights and the legal response to HIV
Matthew Weait
Kawashima and the changing focus on Japanese legal consciousness: …

Oxford Faculty of Law: Official (Tutorial) Fellowship in Law / CUF Lecturership in Law

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Wadham College, Oxford in association with the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
Tutorial Fellowship in Law, in Association with a University Lecturership (CUF) in Law
Wadham College, Oxford and the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford propose to appoint to an Official (Tutorial) Fellowship in Law, in association with a CUF Lecturership in Law (titular 2014-16), with effect from 1 September 2014. This is a permanent …

Call For Papers: “Regulating Moral Hazard in Financial Markets”

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Call For Papers
“Regulating Moral Hazard in Financial Markets” – Launch Conference for the Journal of Financial Regulation
July 11-12, 2014, Paris
The threat of moral hazard has played an influential role in shaping post-crisis policy debates about the optimal role and limits of financial regulation as a means of constraining socially excessive risk-taking. Simultaneously, however, our understanding of moral hazard – its potential sources, its impact on …

Three articles available now on The Journal of Asian Studies – Dealing with Catastrophes

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In the latest issue of The Journal of Asian Studies are three discussions of how current events can alter and illuminate our knowledge of the past. Mass media coverage of the Japanese tsunami, the political repression by the Khmer Rouge and the reverberations of that crisis in Cambodian history.
These articles, and the issue’s editorial foreword, are freely available only through January 15, 2014, so read …

Newly published articles for the International Review of the Red Cross

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Newly published articles for the International Review of the Red Cross are available here by Cambridge Journals Online.
From the table of contents:
The ICRC and the detainees in Nazi concentration camps (1942–1945)
Sébastien Farré
New technologies and new policies: the ICRC’s evolving approach to working with separated families
Olivier Dubois and Katharine Marshall and Siobhan Sparkes McNamara

Newly Published article for the Canadian Journal of Law and Society

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A newly Published article for the Canadian Journal of Law and Society / Revue Canadienne Droit et Société is now available by Cambridge Journals Online.
Écueils et objectifs partagés entre juristes et sociologues : Réflexions sur le dialogue interdisciplinaire entre le droit et la sociologie
Bertrand Lavoie

New research tool: ICTR/ICTY Case Law Database (CLD)

16/12/2013 – 6:59 pm | Comments Off on New research tool: ICTR/ICTY Case Law Database (CLD)

A new tool aiming to facilitate international criminal justice research has been made available online. Providing access to the important and plentiful jurisprudence produced by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), The ICTR/ICTY Case Law Database (CLD) will be an invaluable aid to professionals working in the field of …

International Criminal Court: Four People Arrested for Witness Tampering

02/12/2013 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on International Criminal Court: Four People Arrested for Witness Tampering

Source: Press Release
Bemba case: Four suspects arrested for corruptly influencing witnesses; same charges served on Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo

 ICC-CPI-20131124-PR962

On 23 and 24 November 2013, the authorities of the Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) acting pursuant to a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Cuno Tarfusser, the Single Judge of the Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC), arrested …

ITLOS orders release of ‘Arctic Sunrise’

02/12/2013 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on ITLOS orders release of ‘Arctic Sunrise’

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea delivered its Order today [22 November 2013] in The “Arctic Sunrise” Case (Kingdom of the Netherlands v. Russian Federation). It ordered that the vessel Arctic Sunrise and all persons detained in connection with the dispute be released and allowed to leave the territory and maritime areas under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation upon the posting …

Journal of International Criminal Justice: new issue

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New issue of the Journal of International Criminal Justice (Volume 11 Issue 5 December 2013) is available online.
The contents of the new issue are the following.
Carsten Stahn, Syria and the Semantics of Intervention, Aggression and Punishment: On ‘Red Lines’ and ‘Blurred Lines’
Eugene Kontorovich, Israel/Palestine — The ICC’s Uncharted Territory
Irena Giorgou, State Involvement in the Perpetration of Enforced Disappearance and the Rome Statute
Steven Freeland, International Criminal Justice …

Call For Papers: Transitional Justice and Civil Society: Learning from International Experience

29/11/2013 – 11:16 pm | Comments Off on Call For Papers: Transitional Justice and Civil Society: Learning from International Experience

Call For Papers
“Transitional Justice and Civil Society: Learning from International Experience” – The 3rd Annual Minerva Jerusalem Conference on Transitional Justice
May 25-26, 2014, Jerusalem
The Transitional Justice Program, Minerva Center for Human Rights and Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
INTRODUCTION: The Transitional Justice Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Minerva Center for Human Rights and Faculty of Law is organizing an international …

New issue of Netherlands International Law Review

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The new issue of the Netherlands International Law Review is now available online.
The new issue contains the following articles.
Cross-Border Enforcement and the Brussels I-Bis Regulation: Towards A New Balance Between Mutual Trust and National Control over Fundamental Rights, Xandra E. Kramer
Least Developed Countries in the WTO Dispute Settlement System, Sharmin J. Tania
Shared Responsibility Before The European Court of Human Rights, Maarten den …

Criminal Law Forum: new issue

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New issue of Criminal Law Forum  (Vol. 24, Issue 4) is available online.
The new issue contains the following articles.
The Relationship Between the International Criminal Court and the U.N. Security Council: Parameters and Best Practices, Jennifer Trahan
The International Criminal Court and Mali: Towards More Transparency in International Criminal Law Investigations? Ignaz Stegmiller
Bringing Principles and Fairness to the Sentencing of Murder, Barry Mitchell & Julian V. Roberts
Criminal …

Call for Papers: The Syrian Crisis and International Law

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The Syrian Crisis and International Law. An International Conference. Doha, 25–26 February 2014, College of Law, Qatar University.
Introduction
The College of Law, Qatar University and the Qatari Branch of the International Law Association are co-­‐organizing an international conference focusing on ‘The Syrian Crisis and International Law’. The conference is scheduled to take place on the 25th and 26th of February 2014, in Doha (Qatar). Invited speakers …

International Review of the Red Cross: new article

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New article available online from the International Review of the Red Cross.
Challenges to international humanitarian law: Israel’s occupation policy
Peter Maurer
The complexity of the ever-shifting humanitarian landscape in the Middle East region – where the effects of perennial conflict and instability have rarely been contained within one country – is a major preoccupation for humanitarian organisations like the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Building on a Distinguished Tradition: The Graduate Institute, Geneva Welcomes Inaugural LL.M. in International Law Cohort

28/11/2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Building on a Distinguished Tradition: The Graduate Institute, Geneva Welcomes Inaugural LL.M. in International Law Cohort

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies has welcomed its first class of the newly launched LL.M. in International Law. Over the course of the 10-month programme, students on the LL.M. in International Law will gain exposure to world-renowned faculty, benefit from being at the heart of international legal affairs in Geneva and have the opportunity to share ideas with other participants who come …

Seminar: Latest Developments in the Law of Reparations

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Tuesday 28 January 2014 17:30 to 19:00
Location
The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL
Participants
Keynote Address:
Professor Theo van Boven, (Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Restitution, Compensation and Rehabilitation for Victims of Gross Violations of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms)
Discussants:
Martyn Day, (Leigh Day & Co)
Carla Ferstman, (Director, REDRESS)
This event will be an opportunity for participants to reflect on the latest developments in the …

Seminar: The Position of Heads of State and Senior Officials in International Law

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The British Institute of International and Comparative Law would like to invite you to the next event in the Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta
The Position of Heads of State and Senior Officials in International Law
2 CPD hours
Thursday 23 January 2014
17:30 to 19:30
British Institute of International and Comparative Law,
Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
The position in international …