The Role of the European Convention on Human Rights in the Wake of Kiobel

by Jodie A. Kirshner
2014-08-31 05:41:25


Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. has generated concerns that a governance gap will emerge for corporations that propagate human rights violations abroad. In Kiobel, the U.S. Supreme...

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Trials in Absentia: Jurisprudence and Commentary on the Judgment in Chief Prosecutor v. Abul Kalam Azad in the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal

by Elizabeth Herath
2014-06-04 09:29:11


The first trial in absentia in an international court occurred at the International Military Tribunals of Nuremberg after World War II. The trial was held pursuant to the Nuremberg...

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HILJ - Opinio Juris Online Symposium: Volumes 54(2) & 55(1)

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2014-04-21 10:45:23


The HILJ Online Symposium is a week-long discussion by scholars and practitioners on selected print articles from the Harvard International Law Journal. The Symposium takes place on the Opinio...

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ICJ Decides Japan’s Whaling Program Is Not for Purposes of Scientific Research

by Guo Cai
2014-04-21 10:23:03


Posted by Guo Cai – April 21, 2014 @ 10:16. On March 31, 2014, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) handed down its decision in the case of Whaling in the Atlantic (Australia...

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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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