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Two Weeks in Review, 6 – 19 July 2020

Kai Ambos and Matthias Lippold, on the anniversary of the Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinion, dissect the ICJ’s conclusion that “(t)here exists an obligation to pursue in good faith and bring to a conclusion negotiations leading to nuclear disarmament in all its aspects under strict and effective international control”. They examine how this obligation relates to states not parties to the NPT and reflect on whether the NPT and customary international law actually require states to work harder towards nuclear disarmament. Joseph Weiler and Daniel Sarmiento defend the proposal they made, in the wake of the German Constitutional Court Weiss decision, for the creation of a Mixed Chamber at the EU’s Court of Justice. Their proposal is that the Mixed Chamber, composed of members of the EU Court of…

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Two Weeks in Review, 22 June – 5 July 2020

COVID related posts Rutsel Martha and Stephen Bailey note the recent moves by some states, as part of efforts to contain the transmission of COVID-19, denying the entry to their nationals. They examine whether it is lawful for a State…

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Two Weeks in Review, 8 June – 21 June 2020

EJIL News We announced that Devika Hovell is joining Dapo, Diane and Marko as co-editor of EJIL: Talk! and that Kate Mitchell will be joining us as an associate editor. We had to say a sad goodbye to our longstanding – and outstanding – associate editor, Helen McDermott. Thank you Helen and…

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Two Weeks in Review, 25 May – 7 June 2020

COVID related posts EJIL:Talk! Editor Diane Desierto argues that human rights should be the core of any ‘build back better’ response to COVID; human rights should be the focus of both the response to the pandemic and the reconstruction and rebuilding post-COVID. She then prescribes four steps to…

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Two Weeks in Review, 11 May – 24 May 2020

COVID related posts Poonam Shokar considered whether COVID-19 will bring about another decade of austerity in the UK and what this might mean for economic, social, and cultural rights. Salvo Nicolosi addressed the impact COVID-19…

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