Article Archive for January 2016
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. The 16th edition of the Conference is organized jointly by BIICL, IIEL, the Graduate Institute, Geneva and the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL). As originally established by University Professor John H. Jackson of …
Reforms of the Individual complaint mechanisms in the UN treaty bodies and the European Court of Human Rights: Symptoms and Prescriptions – Mutual Lessons?
The concluding conference of the MultiRights project will take place at the University of Oslo on February 29 and 1 March 2016. The conference will focus on analyzing and comparing the reform processes of the UN treaty bodies and of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) aiming at finding mutual learning experiences. A particular focus will be given to the following issues:
Procedure of selection …
3rd International Summer School: Learning from the Past: Exploring the Role of Transitional Justice in Rebuilding Trust in a Post-Conflict Society, 20 June – 4 July 2016
This international summer school is the third summer school organized by the IUS’ International Relations department; this year, in cooperation with the IUS Faculty of Law and the IUS Lifelong Learning Center. The first summer school, titled “Cross Continental – Interethnic Relations for Peace” (CCIRP), and the second summer school, titled “Learning from the past: 20 Years after the Bosnian War – Education for Reconciliation and Lasting …
New article by iCourts assistant professor Urska Sadl and professor Mikael Rask Madsen: “Did the Financial Crisis Change European Citizenship Law? An Analysis of CItizenship Rights Adjudication before and after the Financial Crisis“.
This article analyzes the impact of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis on the adjudication of EU citizenship rights, combining long-term quantitative empirical legal study with qualitative socio-legal analysis. We find …
A ‘Selfie’ from Luxembourg: The Court of Justice and the Fabrication of the Pre-Accession Case-Law Dossiers
iCourts professor Mikael Rask Madsen and assistant professor Urska Sadl have published a new article.
How does the European Court of Justice view itself? Which cases does it regard as most important? The question has riddled EU scholarship for decades. Due to a basic lack of empirical evidence, which is in part a consequence of secrecy surrounding the Court, no empirically firm answer …
Newly published articles are available on The International Journal on Human Rights at Taylor & Francis Online.
The International Journal on Human Rights
Strengthening the rule of law on the margins: experiences from Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan
George Riach & Zoe James
Published online on 11 January 2016
Excluding the most vulnerable: application of Article 1F(a) of the Refugee Convention to child soldiers
Jennifer Bond & Michele Krech
Published online on 11 …
Newly published articles from the International Review of the Red Cross and Asian Journal of International Law are available on Cambridge Journals Online.
International Review of the Red Cross
Romancing principles and human rights: Are humanitarian principles salvageable?
Stuart Gordon and Antonio Donini
Published online on 12 January 2016
Humanitarian diplomacy and principled humanitarian action – Speech given by Mr Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red …
Membership to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) is open to all States by ratification of the 1899 or the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes. On 6 November 2015 Kosovo sent a letter to the Netherlands, notifying it about its intention to join the 1907 Convention establishing the PCA. In accordance with its Article 95, the 1907 Convention entered into force …
The Oxford University Law School is offering the opportunity to Oxford students to aqcuire professional experience by working at the leading international tribunal in the world.
The traineeship program will last for nearly a year, from 1 September 2016 – 30 June 2017 and the deadline for applications is January 28 2016.
Read the full press release:
Call for Applications – Deadline 28 January 2016
Funded Internship at the International Court of Justice 2016-2017
London Centre of International Law Practice major conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa, 7th – 8th March 2016
The London Centre of International Law Practice is organising a major conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa. The Conference will take place on 7th – 8th March 2016, and will be followed by a day of workshops, on 9th March 2016. The event is directed by Brandon Malone, one of LCILP’s highly regarded experts and supported by major …
Elinor Fry, The Contours of International Prosecutions: As Defined by Facts, Charges, and Jurisdiction (Eleven International Publishing, 2016)
* By Dr. Elinor Fry
Dr. Elinor Fry is an Assistant Professor at the VU University Amsterdam Faculty of Law, where she is also the Deputy Director of the Center for International Criminal Justice. She holds an LL.M in International Human Rights Law and Criminal Justice (Utrecht University, summa cum laude), an LL.M in Information Law (University of Amsterdam), and an LL.B (University of Amsterdam). Before joining …
The new issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) has gone online: http://ejls.eu/issue/19/ . As always, the contributions are stimulating and thought-provoking. The topics tackled range from EU migration and internal market law, to Critical Race Theory, to the judicial dialogue between the CJEU and the ICJ and the social accountability of central banks. We would particularly like to draw your attention to …
The Northwestern Law Searle Center will be holding its Seventh Annual Conference on Internet Commerce and Innovation on 9 – 10 June 2016.
The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is issuing a call for original research papers to be presented at the Seventh Annual Conference on Internet Commerce and Innovation. The conference will be held at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, …
The Legal Scholarship Workshop will be held on 26 & 27 May 2016 at the University of Hong Kong.
The Legal Scholarship Workshop at the University of Hong Kong offers a unique forum for current doctoral candidates in law to present their work in a focused workshop setting that aims to approach legal scholarship holistically. In addition to the traditional emphasis on the paper’s content and …
On Monday 8 February 2016 Chatham House will be holding a one day conference in London, titled Countering Terrorist Financing: Cross-border co-ordination on illicit financial flows.
As terrorist groups move towards more planned and organized models they need access to well-funded, diverse networks and, with the emergence of Islamic State, terrorist finance models are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated.
Technological progress and the proliferation of financial instruments are …
We wish to announce a call for papers for the second joint meeting of ASIL Interest Group on International Courts and Tribunals (ASIL ICTIG) and ESIL Interest Group on International Courts (ESIL ICTIG). The joint meeting will take place in Washington, D.C. during ASIL’s annual meeting (30 March-3 April 2016). Exact time and date are still being determined, however, we wish to share that three …
PluriCourts Call for Papers: “Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes: Between Interaction and Isolation”
The Trade and Investment Forum research group at PluriCourts is hosting a conference in Oslo, 25 – 26 August 2016. The theme of the Conference is “Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes: Between Interaction and Isolation”.
This conference aims to focus on the relationship, interactions and comparisons between the international trade and investment regimes in the context of adjudication of disputes. The conference will welcome research …
The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law will publish its next summer issue on ‘General Issues in International and European Law‘.
More information is available at CFP General Issue 2016.
Please note that the deadline for submissions is 18 April 2016!