Study of International Law

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Lectureship at Glasgow

Christian Tams writes that the University of Glasgow School of Law is advertizing a lectureship in international law – readers can find the details here. Glasgow is not only an excellent school, but is particularly strong in international law; potential candidates are encouraged to apply.

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GoJIL: Student Essay Competition

Wanted Dead or Alive? The Use of Unmanned Drones in Current Conflicts as a Legal Challenge Since his inauguration, US President Barack Obama has ordered over 120 drone attacks on Pakistani territory. Targeted killings and the use of drones by the US administration raise serious questions of international law. Are the killings covered by the right to self-defense under the…

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Research Project on Shared Responsibility in International Law (SHARES)

The Research Project on Shared Responsibility in International Law (SHARES) is pleased to announce the official launch of the SHARES website: The website includes a detailed description of the SHARES project and its project members. The website also features news, events, publications, blog posts and resources on shared responsibility in international law. The ambition of the SHARES…

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Online Interviews with International Lawyers

The Harvard International Law Journal’s website has initiated a fascinating series of interviews with leading international lawyers (see here). Thus far, the focus has been on practising international lawyers with experience in government and international organizations. There are  recent interviews with John Bellinger III, Legal Adviser at the US State Department from 2005-2009, Larry Johnson, former…

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SIEL/CUP Prize for an Essay on International Economic Law

A prize has been established by the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) and Cambridge University Press for the best essay submitted in the field of international economic law.  The competition is open to current students and those who have graduated within the last five years. The prize consists of £200, as well as £300 of Cambridge University…

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