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Cheney Chatter and Complicity

Jordan Paust is the Mike & Teresa Baker Law Center Professor at the University of Houston, a former U.S. Army JAG officer and member of…

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Norm Conflicts and Human Rights

Consider the following scenario: the United Kingdom, together with the United States and other allies, invaded Iraq in 2003. From that point on, there was an international armed conflict between…

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Some Remarks on the Legal Implications of Foreign Visits by Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir After the ICC Arrest Warrant

Materneau Chrispin is currently a PhD Candidate in International Law at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland On March 4, 2009, Pre-Trial Chamber…

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Humanitarian intervention: neither right, nor responsibility, but necessity?

I'd like to offer a small "think piece" contribution to a bigger debate, in which I try and tease out a question that has troubled me: do we…

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US Appeals Court holds that Former Foreign Officials Entitled to Immunity in Civil Suit alleging War Crimes

The Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals has recently (April 16, 09) held  in Matar v. Dichter that the former head of the Israeli General Security…

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Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies

The Journal of International Criminal Justice has announced the establishment of a prize in honour of Antonio Cassese. According to the announcement of the prize in the Journal…

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US District Court Rules on Guantanamo Detention Standard

A US District Court has just released the first judicial opinion on the detention standard applicable to detainees in Guantanamo (formerly known as 'enemy combatants'), subsequent to the filing of…

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Obama Administration to consider prosecution of lawyers for Torture: But why just the lawyers?

On Tuesday, President Obama suggested that the United States might consider prosecution of some of the individuals who are connected with the harsh interrogations techniques used by the CIA…

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Piracy off Somalia: a sketch of the legal framework

Dr Douglas Guilfoyle is a Lecturer in Law at University College London.  His research has focussed on the law of the sea and international and transanational criminal law.

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The Water Cure with Saline Solution, or How a Modern Bureaucracy Does Torture

Having now read the four recently released ‘torture’ memos, I was perhaps most struck with their bureaucratic tone and the sterile overall narrative that they presented. The earlier Yoo/Bybee…

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