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Antonio Cassese Summer School -Geneva- July 2015

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 TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE, CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Geneva, 6 – 10 July 2015
 
The 2015 Antonio Cassese Summer School offers comprehensive, in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of these measures and practices. Based on both scholarly and practitioner expertise across a range of areas (including human rights, international criminal law, security reform, legal philosophy, gender politics) and country situations, the programme combines a general course on …

Job Opening: Hamad bin Khalifa University Law School, Qatar

23/04/2015 – 4:17 pm | One Comment

Join the founding faculty of Hamad bin Khalifa University Law School, the first graduate law school to offer a Juris Doctor program in the Middle East. Hamad bin Khalifa University, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) for Education, Science, and Community Development, has been established to continue fulfilling Qatar Foundation’s vision of unlocking human potential.
Pursuant to this vision, HBKU has created a new graduate-level law …

International Energy (IEA) legal interns

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The International Energy (IEA), an autonomous agency within the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is looking for legal interns to assist on various projects, some of which will be related to PIL topics such as breach of treaty, remedial measures, treaty amendment and global governance.  Other projects in which interns might become involved relate to Implementing Agreements, which are multilateral …

ASIL Honors and Book Awards

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During the 109th ASIL Annual Meeting, the following Honors and Book Awards were presented:
ASIL Honors
The Society recognizes excellence in the field of international law with three annual honors.  Honorees are selected by the Society’s Executive Council, on the nomination of the Honors Committee and are presented each year at the Society’s Annual Meeting.  The 2014-2015 Honors Committee comprises Peter Tomka, chair, Payam Akhavan, Gerald Neuman, …

Calls For Papers: The First SELS Global Workshop for Junior Empirical-Legal Scholars

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Call For Papers

The First SELS Global Workshop for Junior Empirical-Legal Scholars

December 17th – 18th 2015, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The first international workshop for junior empirical legal scholars will be held on December 17th and 18th 2015, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The meeting is co-sponsored by the Society of Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) and The Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the …

Call for Papers: For Two International Volumes “Biotechnology, Law & Development” and “Advanced Issues in International Criminal Law”

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 Call For Papers

For Two International Volumes: “Biotechnology, Law & Development” and “Advanced Issues in International Criminal Law”

Eminent Scholars, academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from all relevant disciplines are invited to contribute their scholarly work for both or any one of the proposed volumes mentioned below. The volumes shall be published in the form of “edited book” by a reputed international publishing house with …

Conference: The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law

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A one-day conference entitled The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law is being organized jointly by the European Court of Human Rights and the European Society for International Law. The programme includes presentations by ten judges from the European Court of Human Rights, as well as presentations by judges from the International Court of Justice, and other judges and international law scholars. More …

Conference Announcement: Trust and Empirical Evidence in Law Making and Legal Process

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Conference Announcement
Trust and Empirical Evidence in Law Making and Legal Process
June 19-20, 2015, University of Oxford
The Notre Dame Law School Program on Law and Market Behavior and the University of Oxford will co-sponsor a conference, “Trust and Empirical Evidence in Law Making and Legal Process”, at St Catherine’s College, Oxford on June 19-20, 2015.
PROGRAM:
FRIDAY 19 JUNE 2015 (12:30-6:00 PM):
Session 1: Trust In Institutions (Law)
Chair & …

Conference Announcements: 1st International Conference of the Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting (JLFA)

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Conference Announcement

1st International Conference of the Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting (JLFA)

June 1 and 2, 2016, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The 1st international conference of the Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting (JLFA) will be co-hosted by the JLFA and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Accounting and Finance in Hong Kong this June 1 and 2. It is an interdisciplinary journal sponsored …

15th Annual WTO Conference, 6 & 7 May

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15th Annual WTO Conference
The WTO at 20: Taking Stock and Challenges Ahead

Wed 6 May & Thurs 7 May 2015
London House, Goodenough College,
Mecklenburgh Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 2AB
The Annual WTO Conference was originally established in 2000 through a partnership between the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) at the Georgetown University Law Center, and is currently organised jointly …

LSN Legal Writing eJournal, Vol. 10 No. 11, 04/20/2015

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LEGAL WRITING eJOURNAL
Vol. 10, No. 11: Apr 20, 2015
Sponsored by the Legal Writing Institute
About this eJournal
The Legal Writing Institute’s SSRN eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts that relate to all issues in the legal writing field. The journal seeks articles that cover topics including (1) effective ways to teach legal writing; (2) the doctrine of legal writing and lawyering, including persuasive and effective techniques; (3) legal research; (4) oral communication and …

The Case of Public International Law and European Union Law Event

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CLSGC Annual Seminar Series: Constructive Links or Dangerous Liaisons? The Case of Public International Law and European Union Law

25 June 2015 – 26 June 2015
Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: Clark-Kennedy Lecture Theatre, The Queen Mary Innovation Centre, Walden Street, Whitechapel, London E1 2AX

Book now
CLSGC’s 2014-15 Seminar Series on the theme of ‘Beyond Pluralism? Co-Implication, Embeddedness and Interdependency between Public International Law and EU Law’, co-convened by …

Interpretation in International Law: The Object, the Players, the Rules, and the Strategies Event

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Interpretation in International Law:
The Object, the Players, the Rules, and the Strategies
Thursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-19:00 BIICL, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP 1.5 CPD hours
Interpretation in international law is usually referred to as an art or a science. These perspectives imply that interpretation is a static exercise, tied to the rules in the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT). …

Call for Papers: ESIL International Economic Law International Group Workshop

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ESIL International Economic Law Interest Group – Call for Papers
2015 Oslo ESIL Conference
Workshop of the IEL IG – 9 September 2015 h. 11:00 – 17:00
Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2015
At the 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law taking place in Oslo, Norway, the ESIL International Economic Law Interest Group will convene a Full Day Workshop, which will take …

ESIL Annual Conference 2015, Oslo – Registration: early bird fees applicable until 30 April 2015

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The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (Oslo, September 10-12, 2015) will be hosted by the University of Oslo’s PluriCourts Center on the Legitimate Roles on the Judiciary in the Global Order.
The conference is entitled “The Judicialization of International Law – A Mixed Blessing ?”. The conference will address the international law aspects of the increased judicialization from an interdisciplinary perspective. …

Several new events at Lauterpacht Centre for International Law announced

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‘Balancing the Principle of Complementarity between International and Domestic War Crimes Tribunals’ by Dr Mark S. Ellis
Friday, 8 May 2015 – 2:00pm
The drafters of the ICC’s Rome Statute, foresaw what would become the main challenge to the Court’s legitimacy: that it could violate national sovereignty. To address this concern, the drafters added the principle of complementarity to the ICC’s jurisdiction, in that the Court’s province …

Balancing the Principle of Complementarity between International and Domestic War Crimes Tribunals Lecture

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Friday, 8 May 2015 – 2:00pm

The drafters of the ICC’s Rome Statute, foresaw what would become the main challenge to the Court’s legitimacy: that it could violate national sovereignty. To address this concern, the drafters added the principle of complementarity to the ICC’s jurisdiction, in that the Court’s province merely complements the exercise of jurisdiction by the domestic courts of the Statute’s member states. The …

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