Article Archive for February 2013
The Education Index is the only college database of its kind on the web. Using consistent, updated data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the index allows students to search for and rank college programs in the U.S. using special filters. The data spans both undergraduate and graduate institutions at all degree levels.
The database also allows students to sort schools by things like …
Socio-Legal Review Essay Competition Poster 2013
The Socio-Legal Review, with Khaitan and Co. and Sterling Developers, announces the 3rd Annual Essay Competition 2012-13, as part of its initiative to encourage writing on issues of contemporary relevance among students in South Asia.
The topics for this year’s competition are:
a. Legislating on Land Acquisition: A Possible Consensual Model?
b. Extending Social Security to Developing Countries
c. The Viability of Supra-State Entities: The …
I do recommend to our readers this funny quiz on international law provided by OUP: Public International Law Quiz
Conference on the Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice
Judge Peter Tomka, President of the ICJ, gave an opening statement at a conference on the Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice held in Bucharest, Romania, on 4 February 2013. The full text of his speech is available here. Among others he noted that,
At present, 69 States out of 193 Member States of …
The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Vietnam together with the Vietnam Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Right, University of Oslo, call for papers to an international conference on business and human rights to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 27-28 June 2013. The Conference is inter-disciplinary and aimed at bringing together scholars and practitioners with an interest in the area.
The huge economic …
The Law of International Responsibility, Edited by James Crawford, Alain Pellet and Simon Olleson, (Oxford University Press, 2010) ISBN13: 9780199296972, ISBN10: 0199296979, Hardback, 1376 pages.
The book review of this volume is long overdue. That said, I have had the possibility to make ample use of this book in my scholarly work over the last two years. Despite international law’s breadth and depth, it is difficult to find a topic which …
International Institute of Humanitarian Law
Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law
San Remo, Italy / Geneva, Switzerland
24 June – 5 July 2013
The San Remo Institute has been organizing a very successful annual Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law since 2001.
This 2-week course will take place the first week in San Remo, Italy and the second week in Geneva, Switzerland.
Registration is now open : …