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Withdrawal from the United Nations: Would it have been Lawful for the Philippines?

50 years ago today (on 19 September 1966), the Ambassador of Indonesia to the United States sent a telegram to the UN Secretary-General stating that "my Government has…

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EJIL:Talk! Article Discussion: Reply to Tams, Kufuor and de Wet

Our heartfelt thanks to the editors of EJIL:Talk! for convening an online symposium to discuss our recently-published EJIL article, Backlash against International Courts in West, East and…

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‘Brexit’, Article 50 TEU and the Constitutional Significance of the UK Referendum

This post tries to answer two questions: First, who has the right to trigger the process of Article 50 TEU under the UK constitution? Second, what…

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Brexit and International Law

In earlier posts (here and here) there was a discussion about the different scenarios that might play out following the UK’s vote to exit the European…

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Brexit and Hamilton’s King George: You’ll Be Back and What Comes Next

If I may be forgiven for lowering the level of conversation (yet again) after the excellent post by Jure Vidmar & Craig Eggett and Larry Helfer's…

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Brexit: Is everything going to change in law, so that very little would change in fact?

‘A full calorie Brexit or Brexit lite?’, Marko Milanovic has asked on this blog. The different modalities of Brexit are rooted in Article 50 TEU, which foresees…

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Stairway to Brexit

So it is Brexit. As if the current volatile mix of crises affecting Europe and the world was not enough, British voters  may have just…

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Announcements: Vacancies for PIL Assistant Professors; Disaster Law Essay Contest; Society of International Economic Law Conference; Second Annual Lecture of the Human Rights Centre; Intensive Course on Social Rights; BIICL Brexit Event; BIICL Senior Research Fellow Vacancy

1. Leiden University Vacancies for PIL Assistant Professors. The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at The University of Leiden has two full-time vacancies for assistant professors in Public International Law.

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Snippets on the UK and the ECHR

Some brief notices on the UK, the ECHR, the planned repeal of the UK’s Human Rights Act and its replacement with a British Bill of Rights that our…

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Brexit: No Happy Endings

I can think of no ‘happy ending’ scenario to this unfolding saga: like malaria, it is a malaise that has nested since British accession back in 1973, and…

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