Pearce Clancy



Pearce Clancy is an Irish Research Council PhD scholar and the National University of Ireland EJ Phelan Fellow in International Law at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, University of Galway.

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Erga Omnes Partes Standing after South Africa v Israel

The International Court of Justice’s provisional measures order in South Africa v Israel has rightly been referred to as a legally and politically significant, if expected, development. Much will be said about it in the coming weeks and months. However, this post will focus on the order’s place within broader trends on…

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Ntaganda and the ‘Conduct of Hostilities Crimes’

The ICC’s appeals judgement in the Ntaganda case, although covering a diverse array of legal issues, will likely be remembered as the focus for a confused and chaotic debate on the meaning of ‘attack’ within IHL and ICL. Raised in the specific context of Ntaganda’s ordering of ‘ratissage’ operations during the NIAC in the DRC, the…

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