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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”

18/12/2013 – 7:53 pm | Comments Off on Call For Papers: “Regulating Moral Hazard in Financial Markets”

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

18/12/2013 – 5:13 am | Comments Off on Three articles available now on The Journal of Asian Studies – Dealing with Catastrophes

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

17/12/2013 – 10:48 pm | Comments Off on Newly published articles for the International Review of the Red Cross

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’

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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

01/12/2013 – 11:47 pm | Comments Off on Journal of International Criminal Justice: new issue

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 …