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A State is a State is a State? Some Thoughts on the Prosecutor’s Response to Amici Briefs on Territorial Jurisdiction – Part I

On 30 April 2020, the ICC Prosecutor issued her Response to the Observations of Amici Curiae, Legal Representatives of Victims, and States  in the “Situation in the…

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COVID-19 Lockdown in India – Need For A Tailored Approach As One Size Does Not Fit All Its Regions

The coronavirus disease (or covid-19) pandemic has created an unprecedented situation across the world with States struggling to treat infected persons and contain the spread of the virus,…

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India’s Modified Declaration on the Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice

The External Affairs Minister of India submitted a Declaration on 27 September 2019 accepting as compulsory ipso facto and without any special agreement the jurisdiction of the…

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Intergenerational Reflections on International Law: An Essay from Pierre Marie Dupuy

  The international legal system established in 1945 can be seen, in its very design, as an incarnation of western rationalism.  Like that rationalism, it implicitly embodies a…

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For Whom the Bell of the European Convention on Human Rights Tolls? The Curious Case of Slovenia v. Croatia

  “This case is unusual, yet important and also familiar”, was the opening statement by Mr. Jeremy McBride (Croatian counsel) at the admissibility hearing before…

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The Gambia’s gamble, and how jurisdictional limits may keep the ICJ from ruling on Myanmar’s alleged genocide against Rohingya

  On 11 November, The Gambia filed an Application instituting proceedings and requesting provisional measures at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in relation to…

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The ICJ’s Provisional Measures Order in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty (Iran v United States)

The ICJ this morning issued its Order regarding Iran’s request for the indication of provisional measures in Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations,…

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A Court that Dare Not Speak its Name: Human Rights at the Court of Justice

Editor's Comment: The adequacy of the ECJ jurisprudence in the area of human rights has been the subject of extensive critical comment in recent times, not least since its…

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Prosecuting ‘The Beatles’ before the ICC: A Gateway for the Opening of an Investigation in Syria?

Calls have been mounting for Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, two fighters captured by the Syrian Kurds, to be tried in the UK, the US, or…

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JASTA Keeps Saudi Arabia on Trial for 9/11 Terror Attacks: The US and its Foreign Sovereign Immunity Issue

In its decision of 28 March 2018 the US District Court for the Southern District of New York denied Saudi Arabia’s motion to dismiss a high-profile lawsuit…

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