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The ICTY has rendered its final judgement in the Prlić et al. appeal case

30/11/2017 – 6:59 pm | Comments Off on The ICTY has rendered its final judgement in the Prlić et al. appeal case

* ICTY Press Release, 29 November 2017
The Appeals Chamber has given its judgement in Prosecutor v. Jadranko Prlić et al., in what was the Tribunal’s most voluminous appeal as well as its final case.
* Trial Judgement Summary for Prlić et al.
* Case information sheet
* Judgement – Volume I
* Judgement – Volume II
* Judgement – Volume III
* Statement on passing of Slobodan Praljak
The Appeals Chamber affirmed almost all of the Trial Chamber’s convictions of …

ICTY has convicted Ratko Mladić for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity

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* ICTY Press Release, 22 November 2017
In the final Trial Judgement of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Trial Chamber I convicted Ratko Mladić, former Commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS) of genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs of war. These crimes were committed by Serb forces during the armed conflict in …

CfP: 19th Annual Student Human Rights Conference, University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, 17 March 2018

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The 19th Annual Student Human Rights Conference, ‘Human Rights in a Digitalised World’, convened by the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, will take place on 17 March 2018.
This year, the Conference Committee will be welcoming papers from postgraduate students that discuss the following themes:

Protecting the Right to Private Life in a Digitalised World.
National and International Security vs. Individual Rights.
The Internet as a Platform for expressing Ideas: …

Oxford University Press has launched ‘Oxford International Organizations’

23/11/2017 – 3:39 pm | Comments Off on Oxford University Press has launched ‘Oxford International Organizations’

Oxford International Organizations
 Instant online access to primary materials and essential analysis on the law of international organizations:

One-stop online resource for researchers to access a full overview of the legal frameworks, processes, and impact of organizations
Launching with over 150 commentaries and documents with continuous updates
Includes materials on UN, WHO, IMF, and World Bank
Now freely available online until 30th June 2018

 Oxford University Press has recently launched Oxford International Organizations (OXIO), a new addition …

CfP, Radboud Economic Law Conference – 3rd ed – Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law – 15 June 2018 – Nijmegen, NL

21/11/2017 – 4:27 pm | Comments Off on CfP, Radboud Economic Law Conference – 3rd ed – Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law – 15 June 2018 – Nijmegen, NL

On Friday, 15 June 2018, the 3rd edition of the Radboud Economic Law International Conference will take place at the Faculty of Law of Radboud University Nijmegen. This event will be focused on ‘Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law’. 
The conference website with information about the conference concept, the detailed programme, the call for papers, the NOVA points awarded, the registration procedure, etc. can be accessed HERE.
This one day conference is organized in two successive …

What happens when criminal justice goes international?

13/11/2017 – 11:21 am | Comments Off on What happens when criminal justice goes international?

Mikkel Jarle Christensen, associate professor in iCourts, and Ron Levi, professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs, have published a new edited volume with Routledge: International Practices of Criminal Law: Social and Legal Perspectives.
The edited volume examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by analyzing the fields of international …

CfP: Cambridge International Law Conference on ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’, 3-4 April 2018

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The Editors of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) and the Conference Convenors welcome submissions for the Cambridge International Law Conference 2018, which will be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge on the 3rd and 4th of April 2018.
THEME
This year, the Conference invites the submission of papers under the theme ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’. In addition to scholarly research which looks …

The new subsidiarity doctrine of the European Court of Human Rights

03/11/2017 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off on The new subsidiarity doctrine of the European Court of Human Rights

Professor and Principal Investigator of iCourts, Mikael Rask Madsen, has published a new article in the Journal of International Dispute Resolution: Rebalancing European Human Rights: Has the Brighton Declaration Engendered a New Deal on Human Rights in Europe? 
Here is the abstract:
Has the Brighton Declaration produced a New Deal on European human rights by assigning a new and more central role to national legal and political institutions and …

CfP: International Review of the Red Cross special issue on protracted armed conflict

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Protracted armed conflicts are characterized by their longevity, intractability and mutability. This is not a new phenomenon, but some particular trends seen in today’s protracted conflicts, such as emerging technologies, pervasive media coverage, and so on, are specific to our times.
This issue of the Review will discuss strategies being put in place to respond to humanitarian needs arising in protracted armed conflict, such as multi-year …