The Philippines Filed Merits Memorial on South China Sea Dispute

by Guo Cai
2014-04-08 20:48:22


Posted by Guo Cai – April 8, 2014 @ 15:12. On March 30, the Philippines submitted its memorial to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) addressing “all issues”...

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Human Rights and the Hidden Costs of International Sporting Events

by Joseph Klingler
2014-03-02 15:15:02


Posted by Joseph Klingler – March 2, 2014 @ 15:12. The world’s largest international sporting events are symbols of friendly competition and international unity.  The Olympic...

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Iranian Basij Enters into Human Rights Dialogue

by Joseph Klinger
2014-02-07 10:26:19


Posted by Joseph Klingler – February 7, 2014 @ 10:26. The paramilitary Basij Resistance Force has long been a central pillar of support for the Islamic Republic of Iran. According...

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Trial for Assassination of Rafik Hariri Opens Amid High Tensions in Lebanon

by Guo Cai
2014-02-03 01:21:38


Posted by Guo Cai – February 3, 2014 @ 01:21. On January 16, 2014, the trial of Prosecutor v. Ayyash et al opened before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (“STL”). The four accused—Assad...

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From “Dealing in Virtue” to “Profiting from Injustice”: The Case Against “Re-Statification” of Investment Dispute Settlement

by Charles N. Brower & Sadie Blanchard
2014-01-28 01:34:52


In 1998, the book Dealing in Virtue discussed the growth of international arbitration and a cadre of elite arbitrators who, through intense competition, established themselves as trustworthy...

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