Anton’s Weekly Digest of International Law, Vol. 3, No. 11 (15 March 2012)

Anton’s Weekly Digest of
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Vol. 3, No. 11
(15 March 2012)

A PDF VERSION OF THIS WEEK’S DIGEST IS HERE

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Contents

I. SSRN Legal Scholarship Network/bepress Legal Repository/NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository/Publishers Advances
II. Books
III. Journals
IV. Cases
V. Blogs/Comments/Reviews
VI. Podcasts/Gray Literature
VII. Documents/Negotiations
VIII. Press Releases
IX. Media (select items)

I. SSRN Legal Scholarship Network/bepress Legal Repository/NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository/Publishers Advances

Loyola University Chicago International Law Review, Vol. 159, 2011
Lesley Wexler
University of Illinois College of Law
Date Posted: March 14, 2012

Alessandra Asteriti
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow – School of Law
Date Posted: March 14, 2012

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 929-944, 2006
Sylvie Langlaude
Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law
Date Posted: March 14, 2012

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-029
Laura Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
Date Posted: March 14, 2012

California Law Review, Vol. 97, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-028
Laura Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
Date Posted: March 14, 2012

UCLA Law Review Discourse, Vol. 59, p. 128, 2012, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-05
Ben Trachtenberg
University of Missouri School of Law
Date Posted: March 14, 2012

Ryan P. Kelly and Margaret (Meg) R. Caldwell
Stanford University – Center for Ocean Solutions and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: March 13, 2012

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 96, p. 1059, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-030
Laura Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
Date Posted: March 13, 2012

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, p. 303, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-031, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-010
Laura Donohue
Georgetown University Law Center
Date Posted: March 13, 2012

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 357 – 393, 2012
Kenneth L. Marcus
The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law
Date Posted: March 13, 2012

The Annals of the Faculty of Law in Belgrade – Belgrade Law Review, Year LVII, No. 3, pp. 239-250, 2009
Maja Lukic
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law / Правни факултет Универзитета у Београду / Pravni fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu
Date Posted: March 12, 2012

International Journal of Children’s Rights, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 475-504, 2008,
Sylvie Langlaude
Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law
Date Posted: March 12, 2012

WELFARE OF THE CHILD AND BELIEFS OF THE PARENTS: BLOOD TRANSFUSION, RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AND CUSTODY, pp. 179-207, Achilles C. Emilianides eds., Nicosia: University of Nicosia Press, 2010
Sylvie Langlaude
Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law
Date Posted: March 12, 2012, Last Revised: March 14, 2012

Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 33-66, 2010
Sylvie Langlaude
Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law
Date Posted: March 12, 2012

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 502-529, 2010
Sylvie Langlaude
Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law
Date Posted: March 12, 2012, Last Revised: March 14, 2012

TRANSITIONAL JURISPRUDENCE AND THE ECHR: JUSTICE, POLITICS AND RIGHTS, Michael Hamilton, Antoine Buyse, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011
Anne Smith and Rory O’Connell
Transitional Justice Institute (University of Ulster) and Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law – Human Rights Centre
Date Posted: March 12, 2012

National University of Juridical Science Law Review, Vol. 4, p. 639, 2011
Badrinath Srinivasan
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Date Posted: March 11, 2012
Accepted Paper Series

International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 394-206, 2010
Rory O’Connell and Tom Obokata
Queen’s University Belfast – School of Law – Human Rights Centre and Queen’s University Belfast
Date Posted: March 11, 2012

Pan American Journal of Public Health/Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública, Forthcoming, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 89-2012,
Leo Beletsky , Tommi Gaines , Lucie Nguyen , Remedios M. Lozada , Gudelia Rangel , Alicia Vera , Heather McCauley , Andrea Sorensen , Steffanie A. Strathdee and Gustavo Martinez
Northeastern University School of Law & Bouvé College of Health Sciences , University of California, San Diego (UCSD) – School of Medicine , University of California, San Diego (UCSD) – School of Medicine , Patronado Pro-COMUSIDA , US-Mexico Border Commission , University of California, San Diego (UCSD) – School of Medicine , Harvard University – Harvard School of Public Health , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – School of Public Policy & Social Research , University of California, San Diego and Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones Privadas (FEMAP)
Date Posted: March 10, 2012

European Company Law, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-3
Beate Sjåfjell
University of Oslo – Faculty of Law – Department of Private Law
Date Posted: March 10, 2012

MORAL IMPERIALISM: A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY, p. 320, B. Hernandez, ed., New York University Press 2002, St. John’s Legal Studies Research Paper
Mary L. Lyndon
St. John’s University – School of Law
Date Posted: March 09, 2012

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 116, pp. 87-90, 2012
Martin Hevia
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella – School of Law
Date Posted: March 09, 2012

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, AND THE WTO, Geert van Calster, Denise Prévost, eds., Edward Elgar, UK, 2012 ,
Alberto Alemanno
HEC Paris – Law Department
Date Posted: March 09, 2012

Revista Jurídica Grado Cero, March 2012,
Carmen G. Gonzalez
Seattle University School of Law
Date Posted: March 08, 2012

Joel P. Trachtman
Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Date Posted: March 08, 2012

Common Market Law Review, Vol. 35, pp. 1069-1099, 1998
Talia Einhorn
Tel Aviv University – Faculty of Management
Date Posted: March 08, 2012

Brigham Young University Law Review, 2011
Brigham Daniels
Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date Posted: March 08, 2012

Laura G Pedraza-Farina
Georgetown University Law Center
Date Posted: March 07, 2012, Last Revised: March 10, 2012

Tiffiany Howard
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Date Posted: March 05, 2012
Working Paper Series
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II. Books

WTO Law From A European Perspective

(Wolters Kluwer, 2012)

Birgitte Egelund Olsen, Michael Steinicke, Karsten Engsig Sorensen (eds)

This book analyses the core legal concepts and rules that characterise the regulation of trade in the WTO. At the heart of the analysis is a comparison of WTO rules with parallel rules in the EU trade system, revealing how similar trade issues are dealt with in the two systems – a perspective that not only sheds light on how WTO law and EU law interact, but also greatly facilitates an understanding of the special features of WTO law for readers who are more familiar with EU law.

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Raising Capital on Arab Equity Markets. Legal and Juridical Aspects of Arab Securities Regulation

(Wolters Kluwer, 2012)

Lu’ayy Minwer Al-Rimawi

This book discusses in particular the role of investor protection as regards disclosure when issuers are offering securities to the public, with full descriptions of the securities markets and stock exchanges in seventeen Arab jurisdictions.

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Tax Treaty Case Law Around the Globe

(Wolters Kluwer, 2012)
Michael Lang, Pasquale Pistone, Josef Schuch, Claus Staringer, Alfred Storck, Luc De Broe, Peter Essers, Eric CCM Kemmeren, F.J.G.M. Vanistendael (eds)

In this book, outstanding experts from over thirty jurisdictions discuss the most relevant recent court decisions taken in their countries. The contributions, focusing on the potential impact of the judgments on the interpretation and application of tax treaties in other countries, cover such important aspects as the following: residence requirements; cross-border partnerships; characterization of interest payments; transfer pricing; royalties; directors’ fees; artistes’ and sportsmen’s income; students’ income; and compensation of losses.

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Environmental Damage and Liability Problems in a Multilevel Context. The Case of the Environmental Liability Directive

(Wolters Kluwer, 2012)

Sandra Cassotta

There is a growing interest at different decision-making levels (EU, international and national) in using liability as an element in solving the legal problems of environmental harm. The interest is founded on the necessity to take into account of complex inter-dependencies and interrelationships between the environmental media at global, regional and national levels.

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization – 2nd edition

(Wolters Kluwer, 2012)

S Trifunovska

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, Intergovermental Organizations this practical analysis of the structure, competence, and management of North Atlantic Treaty Organization provides substantial and readily accessible information for lawyers, academics, and policymakers likely to have dealings with its activities and data.

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Media Law in the European Union
(Wolters Kluwer, 2012)

Peggy Valcke

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this analysis of media law in the European Union surveys the massively altered and enlarged legal landscape traditionally encompassed in laws pertaining to freedom of expression and regulation of communications.

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Entwicklungsverwaltungsrecht: Theorie und Dogmatik des Rechts der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, untersucht am Beispiel der Weltbank, der EU und der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Philipp Dann

Published in German. Law of Development Cooperation. Theory and Doctrine of the Law of Development Cooperation as Exemplified by the World Bank, the EU and the Federal Republic of Germany. Philipp Dann defines the field of the law of development cooperation, analyzes its origins and specifies its principles as well as its instruments. In the context of the discussion on global governance and international administrative law, he provides a clear outline of a new branch of law.

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Soziale Not in der Rechtsprechung des EGMR

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Arno Frohwerk

Published in German. Social Hardship in the Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights.

Arno Frohwerk examines how the European Convention on Human Rights deals with social hardship and how the European Court of Human Rights seldom and only in exceptional cases applies the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms to social hardship. He uses the individual decisions of the European Court of Human Rights to develop a model, based on legal practice, for criteria to determine this exceptional case.

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Umweltprivatrecht in Deutschland und Polen unter europarechtlichem Einfluss

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Marcin Krzymuski

Published in German. Private Environmental Law in Germany and Poland under the Influence of European Law. Marcin Krzymuski deals with two levels of private environmental law. He begins by examining the law applicable to cross-border environmental damage and then discusses the bases for claims connected to this in German and Polish private law.

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Kriegsflüchtlinge: Gewalt gegen Zivilpersonen in bewaffneten Konflikten als Herausforderung für das Flüchtlingsrecht und den subsidiären Schutz

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Nora Markard

Published in German. War Refugees. Violence against Civilians in Armed Conflict as a Challenge to Refugee Law and Subsidiary Protection. Examining the international protection of war refugees under the Refugee Convention, EU and human rights law, Nora Markard shows how a human rights and anti-discrimination law perspective can increase the inclusiveness of refugee protection, also against gender-specific wartime violence and in so-called new wars.

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Die Europafunktion der nationalen Parlamente in der Europäischen Union

(Mohr Siebeck, 2012)

Martina Mayer

Published in German. The European Function of the National Parliaments in the European Union. The responsibilities of the parliaments of the EU Member States in the course of the European integration process are of unique significance. As a consequence, they constitute a new parliamentary function, which Martina Mayer terms the “European function”. The author studies this function in regard to its purpose, content and practical enforcement in the national parliaments of the EU Member States of Denmark, Germany, France, Austria and Great Britain.

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Rechtsfortbildung im Unionsrecht: Eine Untersuchung zum Phänomen richterlicher Rechtsfortbildung durch den Gerichtshof der Europäischen Union

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Nils Grosche

Published in German. Judicial Law-Making in European Union Law. A Study of the Phenomenon of Judge-Made Law by the European Court of Justice. Whenever judges decide, questions as to the limits of interpretation arise. This applies to decisions made by the European Court of Justice in general and especially to those considered to be judge-made law. At the same time, the specifics of EU law give cause for basic reflections on the interpretation of judge-made law.

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Grundfragen des Strafzumessungsrechts aus deutscher und japanischer Sicht

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Wolfgang Frisch (ed)

Published in German. Basic Issues in Sentencing Law from a German and Japanese Perspective. Sentencing law has been neglected by legal science for a long time, although it is of great importance for legal practice. This volume deals with basic issues of sentencing. It is based on the lectures given at an international symposium on sentencing law and the reality of punishment in Kyoto in September 2009. The articles show that there are common ideas of justice as well as differences due to legal culture.

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Der transnationale Geltungsbereich des deutschen Strafrechts: Grundlagen und Grenzen der Geltung des deutschen Strafrechts für Taten mit Auslandsberührung

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Florian Jeßberger

Published in German. Criminal Jurisdiction and Transnational Crime: The Ambit of German Criminal Law Revisited. Florian Jeßberger explores the principles underlying domestic jurisdiction over crimes with a foreign element, such as extraterritorial jurisdiction, from various perspectives, including legal history, criminal law theory, and international law. He presents a reassessment of the fundamentals and boundaries of transnational applicability of domestic criminal law.

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Der Beweis des Versicherungsfalls im deutschen, U.S.-amerikanischen und englischen Recht

(Mohr Siebeck, 2011)

Andreas Schmidt

Published in German. Proof of an Event Covered by Insurance in German, U.S. American and English Law. The enforceability of claims arising from an insurance contract depends largely on whether or not it is possible for the insured to prove the occurrence of the insurance contingency in a court of law. The legal systems in Germany, the USA and England have developed some similar and some different devices to obtain fair outcomes.

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Official Commentary on the UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Hideki Kanda, Charles Mooney, Luc Thevenoz, Stephane Beraud, and Thomas Keijser

  • The only official commentary on the Geneva Securities Convention written by contributors to the treaty.
  • Provides interpretation on measures in the treaty with reference to discussion and negotiation between the participating states.
  • Clearly explains the aims of each provision, its genesis, and practical application by way of examples.
  • Article-by-article structure produces precise and easy-to-access technical advice on each provision of the treaty.

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International Trademark Classification: A Guide to the Nice Agreement, 4th ed

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Jessie N. Roberts

International Trademark Classification: A Guide to the Nice Agreement helps trademark and IP attorneys properly classify goods and services on trademark applications. It explains the forty-five Classes of goods and services adopted under the Nice Agreement, a worldwide classification system for trademark registration adhered to by more than seventy countries.

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Investor-State Arbitration

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Christopher Dugan, Don Wallace, Noah Rubins, and Borzu Sabahi

  • Explains how international law has responded to the increasing demand for international investment.
  • Identifies the main treaties that allow arbitration over international investment.
  • Describes ways in which new laws can place restrictions on state sovereignty.
  • Explains how the formation of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes has led to greater certainty for foreign investors.

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Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Antonio Cassese (ed)

Realizing Utopia is a collection of essays by a group of innovative international jurists. Its contributors reflect on some of the major legal problems facing the international community and analyse the inconsistencies or inadequacies of current law. They highlight the elements that are likely to lead to future changes or improvements and suggest how these can be developed, enhanced, and brought to fruition in the next two or three decades, with a view to achieving an improved architecture of world society or, at a minimum, to reshaping some major aspects of international dealings. Edited by the late Antonio Cassese.

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Making Laws for Cyberspace

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Chris Reed

  • This book proposes a new model for cyberspace laws focussing on human actions rather than the technology used.
  • Re-opens the debate as to the value of laws for regulating cyberspace and how best to regulate behaviour.
  • Provides analysis of and potential solutions to the problem of enforcing the plethora of existing laws regulating cyberspace.
  • Comprehensively analyses European cyberspace lawmaking.
  • Also available in paperback.

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Substance and Procedure in Private International Law

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Richard Garnett

  • Examines the rules governing substance and procedure in private international law to provide a clear and precise delimitation of their function.
  • Outlines the procedural classification and its importance as a tool within forum law.
  • Discusses important areas of legal doctrine, such as damages, evidence, and statutes of limitation, to demonstrate the distinctions used.
  • Provides practical guidance on how the substance-procedure distinction might be applied in future cases.

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Global Patents: Limits of Transnational Enforcement

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Marketa Trimble

Marketa Trimble explains why the absence of a “global patent” persists and discusses the events in the 140-year history of patent law internationalization that have shaped the solutions. The author analyzes the ways in which patent holders attempt to mitigate the problems that arise from the lack of global patent protection.

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Treaty Interpretation in Investment Arbitration

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

J Romesh Weeramantry

This book evaluates the contribution of investment arbitration treaty interpretation jurisprudence to international law, covering all key aspects of treaty interpretation. Included in the book’s coverage are awards which feature in prominent discussions or in applications of treaty interpretation rules. Among the significant portion of arbitral awards analysed, which deal with investment treaties, are ICSID awards, ad hoc investment arbitration awards, NAFTA awards, and Energy Charter Treaty awards.

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Max Planck Encyclopedia of European Private Law

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Jürgen Basedow, Klaus J. Hopt, Reinhard Zimmermann, and Andreas Stier (eds)

  • A landmark reference work in the field of European private law, offering expert historical and comparative analysis on all major topics in the field
  • Sets current debates about legal harmonization in their historical context, providing an invaluable context in which to understand the modern politics of European private law
  • Features full bibliographies of the most important publications and information sources on national and transnational private law – serving as a go-to guide for research in the field

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Rescuing Companies in England and Germany

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

Reinhard Bork

  • Unique comparison of the insolvency and restructuring regimes in the two leading European jurisdictions in the field
  • Provides detailed anaylsis of the pros and cons of rescue procedure in each country assisting practitioners in advising clients on where to base their restructuring
  • Includes a critique of the remaining issues in English and German restructuring law

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How to Fix Copyright

(Oxford University Press, March 2012)

William Patry

One of the central figures in this decade-plus long debate has been William Patry, who is now the lead copyright attorney for Google. In How to Fix Copyright, he offers a concise and pithy set of solutions for improving our increasingly outmoded copyright system. After outlining how we arrived at our current state of dysfunction, Patry offers a series of pragmatic fixes that steer a middle course between an overly expansive interpretation of copyright protection and abandoning it altogether.

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European Data Protection: In Good Health?

(Springer, 2012)

S Gutwirth, R Leenes, P De Hert and Y Poullet (Eds)

Although Europe has a significant legal data protection framework, built up around EU Directive 95/46/EC and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, the question of whether data protection and its legal framework are ‘in good health’ is increasingly being posed.

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Does International Trade Need a Doctrine of Transnational Law?

(Springer, 2012)

Maren Heidemann

Details not currently available.

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Civil Litigation in a Globalising World

(Springer, 2012)

X.E. Kramer and C.H. van Rhee (Eds)

  • Provides a unique compilation of original papers by recognized international experts in the field of civil procedure
  • Includes not only valuable insights in global and European harmonization of civil procedure, but also legislative and practical developments and policy perspectives from eight different jurisdictions
  • Combines different perspectives on the issue of globalization and harmonization of civil procedure, including perspectives of legal history, policy and law and economics, as well as the interaction with private (international) law

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International Neurolaw – A Comparative Analysis

(Springer, 2012)

Tade Matthias Spranger (Ed)

It has now become nearly impossible to maintain an overview of the number of research projects dealing with the functionality of the brain – for example concerning its organizational structure – or projects dealing with the topics of legal responsibility, brain-computer interface applications, neuromarketing, lie detection or mind reading. Therefore International Neurolaw – A Comparative Analysis contains several country reports from around the world, as well as those of international organizations such as UNESCO, in order to show the different legal approaches to the topic and possible interactions.

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Child Soldier Victims of Genocidal Forcible Transfer – Exonerating Child Soldiers Charged With Grave Conflict-related International Crimes

(Springer, 2012)

Sonja C. Grover

This book provides an original legal analysis of child soldiers recruited into armed groups or forces committing mass atrocities and/or genocide as the victims of the genocidal forcible transfer of children. Legal argument is made regarding the lack of criminal culpability of such child soldier ‘recruits’ for conflict-related international crimes and the inapplicability of currently recommended judicial and non-judicial accountability mechanisms in such cases.

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University of Wisconsin Law Library

Recent Acquisitions

Schoenbaum, Thomas J. Admiralty and maritime law. 5th ed. St. Paul, MN: West, 2012. 1110 p.

Congress and the politics of national security. Edited by David P. Auerswald and Colton C. Campbell. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 266 p.

Stana, Richard M. Visa Waiver Program: additional actions needed to address risks and strengthen overstay enforcement, testimony before the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 2011. 14 p. http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo17403

Cheng, Tai-Heng. When international law works: realistic idealism after 9/11 and the global recession. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 341 p.

Mixed agreements revisited: the EU and its member states in the world. Edited by Christophe Hillion and Panos Koutrakos. Oxford, England: Hart, 2010. 396 p.

U.S. Congress. House. Foreign Affairs Committee. Feeding the dragon: reevaluating U.S. development assistance to China, hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, 112th Congress, 1st session, November 15, 2011. 36 p. http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo16870

The legitimacy of highest courts’ rulings: judicial deliberations and beyond. Edited by Nick Huls, Maurice Adams and Jacco Bomhoff. The Hague, Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2009. 478 p.

Musalo, Karen; Moore, Jennifer; and Boswell, Richard A. Refugee law and policy: a comparative and international approach. 4th ed. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2011. 1180 p.

Wilsher, Daniel. Immigration detention: law, history, politics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 396 p.

Climate change liability: transnational law and practice. Edited by Richard Lord et al. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 685 p.

Promoting compliance in an evolving climate regime. Edited by Jutta Brunnee, Meinhard Doelle and Lavanya Rajamani. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 495 p.

Strasser, Mark Philip. Same-sex unions across the United States. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2011. 235 p.

Spronken, Taru. An EU-wide letter of rights: towards best practice. Antwerp, Belgium: Intersentia, 2010. 525 p.

Tarun, Robert W. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act handbook: a practical guide for multinational general counsel, transactional lawyers and white collar criminal practitioners. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2012. 770 p.

Legal aspects of doing business in the Middle East. Edited by Dennis Campbell and Christian Campbell. 2nd ed. Huntington, NY: Juris, 2011- 1 v. (loose-leaf)

Verhoeven, Maartje. The Costanzo obligation: the obligations of national administrative authorities in the case of incompatibility between National law and European law. Cambridge, England: Intersentia, 2011. 369 p.

Traditions and change in European administrative law. Edited by Roberto Caranta and Anna Gerbrandy. Groningen, Netherlands: Europa Law Publishing, 2011. 335 p.

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International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

Discourse and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration: Issues, Challenges and Prospects (Ashgate 2012)

Negotiating Environment and Science: An Insider’s View of International Agreements, from Driftnets to the Space Station (Routledge 2012)

The Right to Development and International Economic Law: Legal and Moral Dimensions (Hart Publishing 2012)

The Internationalisation of Criminal Evidence: Beyond the Common Law and Civil Law Traditions (Cambridge Univ. Press 2012)

The International Law of Occupation (Oxford Univ. Press 2012)

Treaty Interpretation in Investment Arbitration (Oxford Univ. Press 2012)

Substance and Procedure in Private International Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2012)

III. Journals

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 39: Mar 12, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The UN’s ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and the Muslim World’s Need for Regulated Democracies

Abdulmalik Mousa Altamimi, University of Leeds

Whither Secular Bear: The Russian Orthodox Church’s Strengthening Influence on Russia’s Domestic and Foreign Policy

Robert C. Blitt, University of Tennessee College of Law

Armenia’s International Responsibility and UN Security Council Resolutions on Nagorno-Karabakh in April-November 1993

Hovhannes Nikoghosyan, Russian – Armenian (Slavonic) University

Capitalism’s Victor’s Justice: The Hidden Story of the Prosecution of Industrialists Post-WWII

Grietje Baars, University College London, The City Law School

Brasil, Povos Indígenas E a Doutrina Do Descobrimento, Do Direito Internacional (Brazil, Indigenous Peoples, and the International Law of Discovery)

Robert J. Miller, Lewis & Clark Law School
Micheline D’Angelis, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The Legitimacy of Plain Packaging Under International Intellectual Property Law: Why There is No Right to Use a Trademark Under Either the Paris Convention or the Trips Agreement

Mark Davison, Monash University – Faculty of Law

The Application of EU Law in the EU’s Overseas Regions, Countries, and Territories after the Entry into Force of the Treaty of Lisbon

Dimitry Kochenov, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 38: Mar 8, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The Trial of Peter Von Hagenbach: Reconciling History, Historiography, and International Criminal Law

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law

Protecting Supremacy from External Influences: A Precondition for a European Constitutional Legal Order?

Christina Eckes, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

The Objective Qualification of Non-International Armed Conflicts: A Colombian Case Study

Sebastian Machado, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Guillermo Otálora Lozano, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights Two Years Later

Filippo Fontanelli, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, NYU School of Law

Regulating the Use of Unmanned Combat Vehicles: Are General Principles of International Humanitarian Law Sufficient?

Tim McCormack, Melbourne Law School
Meredith C. Hagger, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Applicability and Application of the Laws of War in Modern Conflicts

Daphné Richemond-Barak, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 37: Mar 7, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

Ventajas del Problem Based Learning (PBL) Como Método de Aprendizaje del Derecho Internacional: Aprendizaje Basado en el Problema de la Inoculación Masiva de Sífilis en Guatemala (Advantages of the Problem Based Learning (PBL) as a Learning Method for International Law)

Katia Fach Gomez, University of Zaragoza

National Identity and Market Freedoms after The Treaty of Lisbon

Sinisa Rodin, University of Zagreb – School of Law

Samantar v. Yousuf: U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Behalf of Holocaust Survivors and Darfur Genocide Groups

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law
Sonya D. Winner, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Introductory Note to the Statute of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission

Ioana Cismas, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

From the Frying Pan to the Fire: Fraser and the Shift from International Law to International ‘Thought’ in Charter Cases

Brian A. Langille, University of Toronto – Faculty of Law
Benjamin J. Oliphant, University of Toronto

Gender-Based Asylum

Lauren Gilbert, St. Thomas University School of Law

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 32: Mar 13, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Holding Businesses Accountable for Human Rights Violations: Recent Developments and Next Steps

Constance de la Vega, University of San Francisco School of Law
Alexandra Wong, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Amol Mehra, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Revisiting Privacy and Dignity: Online Shaming in the Global E-Village

Anne Sy Cheung, University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law

Electric Energy Access in European Law: A Human Right?

Luis Anibal Aviles, University of Puerto Rico School of Law

When the United States Disappeared People into Guantanamo, Their Parents, Wives and Children Suffered Torture

Peter Jan Honigsberg, University of San Francisco – School of Law

Equality Qua Equality: A Comparative Critique of the Tiers of U.S. Equal Protection Doctrine

Lorenzo Di Silvio, Georgetown University Law Center

Is Europe Headed Down the Primrose Path with Mandatory Mediation?

Jacqueline M. Nolan-Haley, Fordham University School of Law

The Legitimacy of Plain Packaging Under International Intellectual Property Law: Why There is No Right to Use a Trademark Under Either the Paris Convention or the Trips Agreement

Mark Davison, Monash University – Faculty of Law

Max Mosley and the English Right to Privacy

James E. Stanley, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The Absurdity of the Scriptural Qualifier for a Constitution

Hugo Cyr, University of Quebec at Montreal, Yale University – Law School

Diversion of Offenders with Mental Disorders: Mental Health Courts

Sarah Ryan, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Darius Whelan, University College Cork – Faculty and Department of Law

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 31: Mar 12, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

When Rights Become Empty Promises: Promoting an Exclusionary Rule that Vindicates Personal Rights

Robert M. Bloom, Boston College Law School
Erin Macgowan, Boston College – Law School

Food Sovereignty for Poor Countries in the Global Trading System

James Thuo Gathii, Albany Law School

The Theoretical Foundations of Intergenerational Ecological Justice: An Overview

Burns H. Weston, University of Iowa

Rights, Religion and the Public Sphere: The European Court of Human Rights in Search of a Theory?

Julie Ringelheim, University of Louvain (Belgium) – Center for Philosophy of Law

The European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights Two Years Later

Filippo Fontanelli, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, NYU School of Law

Whither Secular Bear: The Russian Orthodox Church’s Strengthening Influence on Russia’s Domestic and Foreign Policy

Robert C. Blitt, University of Tennessee College of Law

Domestic Implementation of Human Rights

Kaushik Dhar, affiliation not provided to SSRN

From the Frying Pan to the Fire: Fraser and the Shift from International Law to International ‘Thought’ in Charter Cases

Brian A. Langille, University of Toronto – Faculty of Law
Benjamin J. Oliphant, University of Toronto

Judicial Globalization and the Theory of Law: A Survey of the New Zealand Supreme Court

Brian Flanagan, National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) – Faculty of Law

The UN’s ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and the Muslim World’s Need for Regulated Democracies

Abdulmalik Mousa Altamimi, University of Leeds

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 30: Mar 9, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Towards Universal Fiduciary Principles

Tamar Frankel, Boston University School of Law

Human Right Commission in India – The Protection of Human Right Act, 1993

Kaushik Dhar, affiliation not provided to SSRN

A Critical Review of the Uganda Mental Health Treatment Bill 2011

Chrispas Nyombi, University College London – Faculty of Laws
Moses Wasswa Mulimira, Kings College London

The Interaction of Formal and Informal Lawmaking

Mark A. Pollack, Temple University – Department of Political Science
Gregory C. Shaffer, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – School of Law

The Law Applicable to Divorce as Test Ground for Enhanced Cooperation

Jan-Jaap Kuipers, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Are Labour Rights Human Rights?

Virginia Mantouvalou, University College London – Faculty of Laws

Denial of Justice Disguised?: Investment Arbitration and the Protection of Investors from Judicial Misconduct

Mavluda Sattorova, University of Liverpool

WTO Case Analysis, Suggestions and Impacts: China – Measures Related to the Exportation of Various Raw Materials

Junlei Peng, University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law

Regulating the Use of Unmanned Combat Vehicles: Are General Principles of International Humanitarian Law Sufficient?

Tim McCormack, Melbourne Law School
Meredith C. Hagger, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Applicability and Application of the Laws of War in Modern Conflicts

Daphné Richemond-Barak, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 29: Mar 8, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

The ICSID Under Siege

Leon Trakman, University of New South Wales (UNSW) – Faculty of Law

Non-Documentary Sales Replacing Letters of Credit: Effects of Information Technology, Supply Chain, and Export Credit Insurance

Kunseo Park, Ksure (Korea Trade Insurance Corporation)

Why the Right-Freedom Distinction Matters To Labour Lawyers – And to All Canadians

Brian A. Langille, University of Toronto – Faculty of Law

Rising Together: Clarifying the International Environmental Marketing Claim Regulatory Landscape so that Developing Country Exporters May More Effectively Market Their Environmentally Responsible Products

Jeffrey Minneti, Stetson University College of Law

International Decision: Situation in the Republic of Kenya: No. ICC-01/09-02/11-274 – Judgment on Kenya’s Appeal of Decision Denying Admissibility

Charles C. Jalloh, University of Pittsburgh – School of Law

Introductory Note to the Statute of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission

Ioana Cismas, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Between Identity Transmission and Equal Opportunities: The Multiple Dimensions of Minorities’ Right to Education

Julie Ringelheim, University of Louvain (Belgium) – Center for Philosophy of Law

Regulation of the Injunctions for Precautionary Measures Ordered by the Court Regarding the Intellectual Property Rights: The Implications of Art. 252, 255 and 257 of the Civil Procedure Code

Sonia Florea, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Diverging EU and WTO Perspectives on Extraterritorial Process Regulation

Laurens Ankersmit, VU University Amsterdam
Jessica C. Lawrence, VU University Amsterdam
Gareth T. Davies, Free University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

Gender-Based Asylum

Lauren Gilbert, St. Thomas University School of Law

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LAW & SOCIETY: INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 28: Mar 7, 2012

CHRISTIANA OCHOA, EDITOR

Human Rights and the Regulation of Offshored Medicine Tests

Roland Pierik, University of Amsterdam

Crimes Against Humanity: A Category Hors Concours in International Criminal Law?

H. G. van der Wilt, University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

Cross-Border Extended Collective Licensing: A Solution to Online Dissemination of Europe’s Cultural Heritage

Johan Axhamn, Stockholm University – Faculty of Law
L. Guibault, University of Amsterdam – Institute for Information Law

National Identity and Market Freedoms after The Treaty of Lisbon

Sinisa Rodin, University of Zagreb – School of Law

The Politics of Global Sourcing: A Case Study of EU’s Trade in Bicycles with China and Vietnam

Jappe Eckhardt, World Trade Institute, University of Bern

Social Human Rights In Islam and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (U.D.H.R 1948): Comparative Study

Ali Manzo Usman, Bukar Abba Ibrahim University

‘Made-In’ Nigeria or ‘Owned-By’ Ireland? Country-of-Origin Cues and the Narratives of Guinness Consumption in London

Nnamdi O. Madichie, University of Sharjah

The (Lack of) Women Arbitrators in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Gus Van Harten, York University – Osgoode Hall Law School

Australia Corked its Champagne and So Should We: Enforcing Stricter Protections for Semi-Generic Wines in the United States

Lindsey A. Zahn, Brooklyn Law School

Capitalism’s Victor’s Justice: The Hidden Story of the Prosecution of Industrialists Post-WWII

Grietje Baars, University College London, The City Law School

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 12: Mar 13, 2012

DAVID D. CARON & TSEMING YANG, EDS.

Brown Sunsets and Green Dawns in the Industrial Sector: Environmental Innovations, Firm Behavior and the European Emission Trading

Simone Borghesi, University of Siena – Dept. Government, Law and Economics
Giulio Cainelli, Università degli Studi di Bari – Dipartimento per lo Studio delle Societa Mediterranee, CERIS-CNR
Massimiliano Mazzanti, University of Ferrara

Climate Change Meets the Law of the Horse

J. B. Ruhl, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair in Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
James E. Salzman, Duke University – School of Law

Environmental Justice and International Environmental Law

Carmen G. Gonzalez, Seattle University School of Law

The Triumph of Politics: Reflections on the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union Validating the Inclusion of Non-EU Airlines in the Emissions Trading Scheme

Brian F. Havel, DePaul University College of Law
John Q. Mulligan, International Aviation Law Institute, DePaul University – College of Law

The Doomsday Vault: Seed Banks, Food Security, and Climate Change

Matthew Rimmer, Australian National University (ANU) – College of Law

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 11: Mar 8, 2012

DAVID D. CARON & TSEMING YANG, EDS.

Sustainable Development and the Legal Protection of the Environment in Europe

Luis Anibal Aviles, University of Puerto Rico School of Law

The Hurricane Katrina Levee Breach Litigation: Getting the First Geoengineering Liability Case Right

Edward P. Richards, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge – Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Separate but Together: Division of Powers within the EU: Selected Issues in Environmental Law

Łukasz Augustyniak, Adam Mickiewicz University

Explaining the Evolution of European Union Foreign Climate Policy: A Case of Bounded Adaptiveness

Simon Schunz, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 21, Mar 8, 2012

ALAN O’NEIL SYKES, EDITOR

The (Lack of) Women Arbitrators in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Gus Van Harten, York University – Osgoode Hall Law School

We’re One, but We’re Not the Same: Enhanced Cooperation and the Tension between Unity and Asymmetry in the EU

Carlo Maria Cantore, EUI – Law Department

Diverging EU and WTO Perspectives on Extraterritorial Process Regulation

Laurens Ankersmit, VU University Amsterdam
Jessica C. Lawrence, VU University Amsterdam
Gareth T. Davies, Free University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

Denial of Justice Disguised?: Investment Arbitration and the Protection of Investors from Judicial Misconduct

Mavluda Sattorova, University of Liverpool

Access to Crop Insurance as a Vital Risk Management Tool in Indian Agriculture: Addressing Challenges and Ensuring Future Promise for Better Solution

Sanjukta Bhattacharya, affiliation not provided to SSRN

WTO Case Analysis, Suggestions and Impacts: China – Measures Related to the Exportation of Various Raw Materials

Junlei Peng, University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law

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HUMAN RIGHTS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 18, Mar 13, 2012

Hope Lewis, Wendy E. Parmet & Rashmi Dyal-Chand, eds.

Challenges to Australia’s National Health Policy from Trade and Investment Agreements

Deborah Gleeson, La Trobe University
Kyla Tienhaara, Regulatory Institutions Network
Thomas Alured Faunce, Australian National University, Australian Research Council

Transgender Issues as They Relate to Human Rights: Where We are Now and Where We Need to Be

Anthony Stephen Montagna, Berkeley College, Universum University College

Choice of Gender Identity in International Human Rights Law

Aaron Xavier Fellmeth, Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Have the Norms and Jurisprudence of the African Human Rights System Been Pro-Poor?

Obiora Chinedu Okafor, Osgoode Hall Law School – York University
Basil Emeka Ugochukwu, Osgoode Hall Law School

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HUMAN RIGHTS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 17, Mar 12, 2012

Hope Lewis, Wendy E. Parmet & Rashmi Dyal-Chand, eds.

Holding Businesses Accountable for Human Rights Violations: Recent Developments and Next Steps

Constance de la Vega, University of San Francisco School of Law
Alexandra Wong, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Amol Mehra, affiliation not provided to SSRN

When the United States Disappeared People into Guantanamo, Their Parents, Wives and Children Suffered Torture

Peter Jan Honigsberg, University of San Francisco – School of Law

Emerging from the Shadow of Nuremberg: Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

Environmental Justice and International Environmental Law

Carmen G. Gonzalez, Seattle University School of Law

The Trial of Peter Von Hagenbach: Reconciling History, Historiography, and International Criminal Law

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Promotion and Protection of Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Victoria Balogun, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Ebenezer Tope Durojaye, University of the Free State

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HUMAN RIGHTS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 16, Mar 8, 2012

Hope Lewis, Wendy E. Parmet & Rashmi Dyal-Chand, eds.

Samantar v. Yousuf: U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Behalf of Holocaust Survivors and Darfur Genocide Groups

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law
Sonya D. Winner, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Rights, Religion and the Public Sphere: The European Court of Human Rights in Search of a Theory?

Julie Ringelheim, University of Louvain (Belgium) – Center for Philosophy of Law

Domestic Implementation of Human Rights

Kaushik Dhar, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The Human Rights Movement at U.S. Workplaces: Challenges and Changes

James A. Gross, Cornell University – School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Whither Secular Bear: The Russian Orthodox Church’s Strengthening Influence on Russia’s Domestic and Foreign Policy

Robert C. Blitt, University of Tennessee College of Law

Electric Energy Access in European Law: A Human Right?

Luis Anibal Aviles, University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Max Mosley and the English Right to Privacy

James E. Stanley, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Law, Morality, and the Existence of Human Rights

Robert Alexy, University of Kiel – Faculty of Law

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HUMAN RIGHTS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 15, Mar 7, 2012

Hope Lewis, Wendy E. Parmet & Rashmi Dyal-Chand, eds.

The Interaction of Formal and Informal Lawmaking

Mark A. Pollack, Temple University – Department of Political Science
Gregory C. Shaffer, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – School of Law

The Victory at the European Court of Human Rights and the Problem of Non-Enforcement of Domestic Judgments

Yuriy Vladislavovich Belyayev, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Complementarity and Alternative Justice

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law

Surviving Castle Rock: An International Symbol for Human Rights Violations in the United States

Max D. Siegel, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Between Identity Transmission and Equal Opportunities: The Multiple Dimensions of Minorities’ Right to Education

Julie Ringelheim, University of Louvain (Belgium) – Center for Philosophy of Law

Gender-Based Asylum

Lauren Gilbert, St. Thomas University School of Law

Are Labour Rights Human Rights?

Virginia Mantouvalou, University College London – Faculty of Laws

The European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights Two Years Later

Filippo Fontanelli, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, NYU School of Law

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INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 7, No. 9: Mar 12, 2012

J.H. VERKERKE, EDITOR

The Effect of the Minimum Wage on the Average Wage in France

Gilbert Cette, Banque de France
Valérie Chouard, Banque de France
Gregory Verdugo, Banque de France

Some Reflections on Recent European and Dutch Case-Law in Issues of International Labour Law (Koelzsch, Voogsgeerd, Vicoplus, Nuon-Case and Case Fnv/De Mooij) Which (New) Possibilities for Argumentation for Employees to Claim (a Higher Level of) Labour Protection in International Situations?

Veerle Van Den Eeckhout, Leiden University – Leiden Law School, University of Antwerp

Effectiveness of Statutory Framework for Safety in Mines and Prevention of Disasters

Sanjukta Bhattacharya, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 13: Mar 14, 2012

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

What is Aggression? Comparing the Jus Ad Bellum and the ICC Statute

Mary Ellen O’Connell, Notre Dame Law School
Mirakmal Niyazmatov, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Emerging from the Shadow of Nuremberg: Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

The Paradox of Statutory Rape

Russell Christopher, University of Tulsa College of Law
Kathryn Hope Christopher, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Wet Draait Door: ‘Wetsvoorstel’ Ficq tegen Neptweets geen Goed Idee (Why Ficq’s ‘Legislative Proposal’ Against Identity Theft on Twitter and Other Social Media Is a Bad Idea)

Alexander Tsoutsanis, DLA Piper, Leiden Law School

The Trial of Peter Von Hagenbach: Reconciling History, Historiography, and International Criminal Law

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 12: Mar 8, 2012

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

Private Civil Remedies: A Viable Tool for Guest Worker Empowerment

Jennifer Jung Wuk Lee, affiliation not provided to SSRN

From Peer-to-Peer Networks to Cloud Computing: How Technology Is Redefining Child Pornography Laws

Audrey Rogers, Pace University – School of Law

Prosecuting the Gaddafi’s: Swift or Political Justice?

Geert-Jan Knoops, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Capitalism’s Victor’s Justice: The Hidden Story of the Prosecution of Industrialists Post-WWII

Grietje Baars, University College London, The City Law School

Samantar v. Yousuf: U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Behalf of Holocaust Survivors and Darfur Genocide Groups

Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota – School of Law
Sonya D. Winner, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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INTERNATIONAL, TRANSNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 6, No. 11: Mar 7, 2012

DIANE MARIE AMANN, EDITOR

The Empirical Turn in International Legal Scholarship

Gregory C. Shaffer, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – School of Law
Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School

Crimes Against Humanity: A Category Hors Concours in International Criminal Law?

H. G. van der Wilt, University of Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

International Decision: Situation in the Republic of Kenya: No. ICC-01/09-02/11-274 – Judgment on Kenya’s Appeal of Decision Denying Admissibility

Charles C. Jalloh, University of Pittsburgh – School of Law

How Damages Recovery Actions Can Improve the Fight Against Corruption: The Crisis of Criminal Law Policies and the Role of Private Enforcement in an Italian Case of Judicial Corruptiont

Paola Mariani, Bocconi University – Institute of Comparative Law (IDC)

Superior Responsibility and the Principle of Legality at the ECCC

Rehan Abeyratne, Jindal Global Law School

The Determinants and Barriers to Critical Consumption: A Study of Addiopizzo

Henry Partridge, UCL Department of Security and Crime Science

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 14: Mar 14, 2012

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

Climate Change Meets the Law of the Horse

J. B. Ruhl, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair in Law, Vanderbilt University Law School
James E. Salzman, Duke University – School of Law

Water Transfers for a Changing Climate

Mark Stephen Squillace, University of Colorado Law School

Tribal Sovereignty and Climate Change: Moving Toward Intergovernmental Cooperation

James Hopkins, University of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law

Interstate Transmission Challenges for Renwable Energy: A Federalism Mismatch

Alexandra B. Klass, University of Minnesota Law School
Elizabeth J. Wilson, Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Climate-Ready Crops: Intellectual Property, Agriculture, and Climate Change

Matthew Rimmer, Australian National University (ANU) – College of Law

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 13: Mar 9, 2012

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

AEP v. Connecticut and the Future of the Political Question Doctrine

James May, Widener University – School of Law

The Theoretical Foundations of Intergenerational Ecological Justice: An Overview

Burns H. Weston, University of Iowa

Explaining the Evolution of European Union Foreign Climate Policy: A Case of Bounded Adaptiveness

Simon Schunz, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

Stuck between Climate Change and Competitiveness

Hans Vedder, University of Groningen

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CLIMATE CHANGE LAW & POLICY eJOURNAL

Vol. 4, No. 12: Mar 8, 2012

DANIEL A. FARBER & PATRICK A. PARENTEAU, EDITORS

Find Me the Money: Financing Climate and Other Global Public Goods

Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development
Benjamin Leo, Center for Global Development, Georgetown University

Why Not a Regional Approach to State Renewable Power Mandates?

Kirsten H. Engel, University of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law

Water Rights, Markets, and Changing Ecological Conditions

Jonathan H. Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Macro Risks:The Challenge for Rational Risk Regulation

Michael P. Vandenbergh, Vanderbilt Law School
Jonathan M. Gilligan, Vanderbilt University – Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

AEP’s Tipping Point: Implied Preemption of Climate-Change Common Law Claims

Tristan L. Duncan, Shook Hardy & Bacon
Jonathan S. Massey, Massey & Gail LLP

Towards Social Environmental Justice?

Antoine Duval, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Moreau Marie-Ange, Université de Lyon 2

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 25: Mar 13, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

The Application of EU Law in the EU’s Overseas Regions, Countries, and Territories after the Entry into Force of the Treaty of Lisbon

Dimitry Kochenov, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law

The Triumph of Politics: Reflections on the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union Validating the Inclusion of Non-EU Airlines in the Emissions Trading Scheme

Brian F. Havel, DePaul University College of Law
John Q. Mulligan, International Aviation Law Institute, DePaul University – College of Law

Revisiting Privacy and Dignity: Online Shaming in the Global E-Village

Anne Sy Cheung, University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law

The EU Control of Unfair Competition Practices: The Interpretation of Unfair Pricing

Anca Daniela Chiriţă, Durham University – Department of Law, Europa-Institut, Saarland University

Protection of Minority Rights in the EU System

Roxana Alina Petraru, Petre Andrei University of Iasi

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 24: Mar 12, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

The Diverging Approach to Price Squeezes in the United States and Europe

Kathryn McMahon, University of Warwick – School of Law
George Alan Hay, Cornell University – School of Law

Property and European Integration: Dimensions of Article 345 TFEU

Fernando Losada Fraga, Centre of Excellence in Foundations of European Law and Polity – University of Helsinki
Teemu Juutilainen, University of Helsinki – Faculty of Law – Centre of Excellence in Foundations of European Law and Polity
Katri Havu, University of Helsinki
Juha Vesala, University of Helsinki – Faculty of Law

Black Swans: Recapitulative Statements/VIES (VAT) & Use Tax Reciprocity (RST)

Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Boston University – School of Law

Individual, Institutional and Collective Vigilance in Protecting Fundamental Rights in the EU: Lessons from the Roma

Mark Dawson, Hertie School of Governance
Elise Muir, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Conceptual, Functional and Political Opportunities and Challenges of Federalism (Quelques Opportunités et Défis Conceptuels, Fonctionnels et Politiques du Fédéralisme)

Hugo Cyr, University of Quebec at Montreal, Yale University – Law School

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 23: Mar 9, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

The Role of Competition Rules in Shaping the Electric Energy Sector in Europe

Luis Anibal Aviles, University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Equality Qua Equality: A Comparative Critique of the Tiers of U.S. Equal Protection Doctrine

Lorenzo Di Silvio, Georgetown University Law Center

Stuck between Climate Change and Competitiveness

Hans Vedder, University of Groningen

Framework for Economic Development in EU External Relations

Karolina Podstawa, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Laura Puccio, European University Institute – Department of Law (LAW)

Theories of Harm in European Competition Law: A Progress Report

Hans Zenger, Charles River Associates (CRA)
Mike Walker, Charles River Associates, Incorporated

The Ecology of EU Competition Law: A Quantitative Analysis of Rule Dynamics and Rule Stock

Arjen van Witteloostuijn, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Wesley Kaufmann, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Towards Social Environmental Justice?

Antoine Duval, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Moreau Marie-Ange, Université de Lyon 2

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 22: Mar 8, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

Developing Administrative Principles in the EU: A Foundational Model of Legitimacy?

Melanie Smith, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Hybridity Before the Court: A Hard Look at Soft Law in the EU Competition and State Aid Case Law

Oana Andreea Stefan, HEC Paris (Groupe HEC) – Business Law and Taxation

The European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights Two Years Later

Filippo Fontanelli, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, NYU School of Law

Explaining the Evolution of European Union Foreign Climate Policy: A Case of Bounded Adaptiveness

Simon Schunz, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

Electric Energy Access in European Law: A Human Right?

Luis Anibal Aviles, University of Puerto Rico School of Law

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW: EU eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 21: Mar 7, 2012

PAUL B. STEPHAN & JOHN S. BELL, EDITORS

Aspects Related to the International Commercial Arbitrage in the Competitive Matters of the European Union

Ioan Lazar, affiliation not provided to SSRN
Lazar Laura, affiliation not provided to SSRN

A Registered European Security Instrument in a Multilingual European Union

Jacobien W. Rutgers, VU University Amsterdam – Faculty of Law

Separate but Together: Division of Powers within the EU: Selected Issues in Environmental Law

Łukasz Augustyniak, Adam Mickiewicz University

Constitutionalising the Market, Marketising the Constitution, and to Tell the Difference: On the Horizontal Application of the Free Movement Provisions in EU Law

Harm Schepel, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Protecting Supremacy from External Influences: A Precondition for a European Constitutional Legal Order?

Christina Eckes, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

Supranational Fundamental Rights or Primacy of Sovereignty?

Vojtech Belling, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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NATIONAL SECURITY & FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 9, No. 21: Mar 12, 2012

OREN GROSS, EDITOR

The ‘God Gap’ in International Humanitarian Law: Lessons Learned from Islamic Jurisprudence

Corri Zoli, Syracuse University – Institute for National Security & Counterterrorism (INSCT)

Unmanned Drones: Targeted Killing, Preventive Strike and Unlawful Homicide

Nima Mersadi Tabari, University of London – Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, King’s College London – School of Law

Department of Homeland Security Announces Changes in Waivers for Unlawful Presence

Jean Pierre Espinoza, Espinoza Law Offices P.A.

Why it Wasn’t a Great Victory After All

Wietse Buijs, Erasmus School of Law

Applicability and Application of the Laws of War in Modern Conflicts

Daphné Richemond-Barak, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

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TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE eJOURNAL

Vol. 3, No. 7: Mar 12, 2012

BERNADETTE ATUAHENE, EDITOR

The History and Elements of the Rule of Law

Brian Z. Tamanaha, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

Emerging from the Shadow of Nuremberg: Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

From Amnesty to Accountability: The Ebbs and Flows in the Search for Justice in Argentina

Par Engstrom, University of London – School of Advanced Study, Human Rights Consortium, Institute for the Study of the Americas
Gabriel Pereira, University of Oxford

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INDIGENOUS NATIONS & PEOPLES LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 10: Mar 13, 2012

CARRIE GARROW, KEVIN NOBLE MAILLARD, ROBERT ODAWI PORTER, EDITORS

Tribal Sovereignty and Climate Change: Moving Toward Intergovernmental Cooperation

James Hopkins, University of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law

Limiting Principles and Empowering Practices in American Indian Religious Freedoms

Kristen A. Carpenter, University of Colorado Law School

Shaping Indigenous Self-Determination: Promising or Unsatisfactory Solutions?

Mauro Barelli, City Law School, City University London

Statement of Alex T. Skibine United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on the US Justice Department Opinion on Internet Gaming: What is at Stake for Tribes

Alexander Tallchief Skibine, University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law

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INDIGENOUS NATIONS & PEOPLES LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 8, No. 9: Mar 8, 2012

CARRIE GARROW, KEVIN NOBLE MAILLARD, ROBERT ODAWI PORTER, EDITORS

Indigenous Peoples, Solar Radiation Management, and Consent

Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University – Department of Philosophy

Conflicting Issues and Challenges Related to Common Property Management and Customary Rights of the Indigenous People of Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh

Monjurul Ahsan, Center for Natural Resource Studies

Unjustifiable Expectations

Ann E. Tweedy, Hamline University School of Law

Brasil, Povos Indígenas E a Doutrina Do Descobrimento, Do Direito Internacional (Brazil, Indigenous Peoples, and the International Law of Discovery)

Robert J. Miller, Lewis & Clark Law School
Micheline D’Angelis, affiliation not provided to SSRN

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DEMOCRATIZATION: BUILDING STATES & DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES eJOURNAL

Vol. 5, No. 8: Mar 9, 2012

BRIAN DALE SHOUP & TIMOTHY WILLIAM WATERS, EDS

The UN’s ‘Responsibility to Protect’ and the Muslim World’s Need for Regulated Democracies

Abdulmalik Mousa Altamimi, University of Leeds

Promoting Social Change in Asia and the Pacific: The Need for a Disability Rights Tribunal to Give Life to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School

Evaluating a Demand for Inclusionary Governance in Post-Conflict Situations

Marjolein Schaap, Erasmus School of Law

Whither Secular Bear: The Russian Orthodox Church’s Strengthening Influence on Russia’s Domestic and Foreign Policy

Robert C. Blitt, University of Tennessee College of Law

Informing Consent: Voter Ignorance, Political Parties, and Election Law

Christopher S. Elmendorf, University of California, Davis – School of Law
David Schleicher, George Mason University School of Law

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LAW, INSTITUTIONS & DEVELOPMENT eJOURNAL

Vol. 10, No. 11: Mar 12, 2012

KEVIN E. DAVIS and KATHARINA PISTOR, EDS.

The Rise of Nollywood: Creators, Entrepreneurs, and Pirates

Olufunmilayo Arewa, University of California, Irvine School of Law

The History and Elements of the Rule of Law

Brian Z. Tamanaha, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

Emerging from the Shadow of Nuremberg: Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

Inter-Public Legality or Post-Public Legitimacy? Global Governance and the Curious Case of Global Administrative Law as a New Paradigm of Law

Ming-Sung Kuo, University of Warwick School of Law

The Obstacles to Foreign Aid Harmonization: Lessons from the Decentralization Sector in Indonesia

Matthew S. Winters, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Statement of Alex T. Skibine United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on the US Justice Department Opinion on Internet Gaming: What is at Stake for Tribes

Alexander Tallchief Skibine, University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law

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IMMIGRATION, REFUGEE & CITIZENSHIP LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 13, No. 16: Mar 8, 2012

BERNARD TRUJILLO, EDITOR

Negotiating Citizenship on the Frontlines: How the Devolution of Canadian Immigration Policy Shapes Service Delivery to Women Fleeing Abuse

Rupaleem Bhuyan, affiliation not provided to SSRN

The Migration-Security Nexus in Short: Instruments and Actions in the European Union

Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Department of Homeland Security Announces Changes in Waivers for Unlawful Presence

Jean Pierre Espinoza, Espinoza Law Offices P.A.

How to Reverse the Italian Brain Drain: A Master Class from Australia

Vito Breda, Australian National University (ANU) – Centre for European Studies, University of Wales System – Cardiff Law School

The Application of EU Law in the EU’s Overseas Regions, Countries, and Territories after the Entry into Force of the Treaty of Lisbon

Dimitry Kochenov, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 12, No. 24: Mar 14, 2012

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

‘The Belltowers of the Future’: MOSQUE FINANCING AND FRENCH LAÏCITÉ

Morgan Maxwell, affiliation not provided to SSRN

Explanatory Synthesis and Rule Synthesis: A Comparative Civil Law and Common Law Analysis

Michael D. Murray, Valparaiso University School of Law

Religious Symbols and the Law of 1905: Reflections on the Prohibition of the Full Veil in Light of the French Law on Religious Practices

Pierre-Henri Prélot, University of Cergy-Pontoise

French Courts and Public Intervention in the Economy During the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Jean-Louis Halpérin, École Normale Supérieure (Paris) – Centre de Théorie et Analyse du Droit

The American Commercial Religion

Haider Ala Hamoudi, University of Pittsburgh – School of Law

Commercial Law Reform in Africa: A Means of Socio-Economic Development, But for Whom? Perspective of Women Entrepreneurs in Benin

Isabelle Deschamps, McGill University – Institute of Comparative Law

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 12, No. 23: Mar 13, 2012

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

The Application of EU Law in the EU’s Overseas Regions, Countries, and Territories after the Entry into Force of the Treaty of Lisbon

Dimitry Kochenov, University of Groningen – Faculty of Law

The Absurdity of the Scriptural Qualifier for a Constitution

Hugo Cyr, University of Quebec at Montreal, Yale University – Law School

Recognizing Non-State Justice, but Also Making it Unrecognizable

A.J. Hoekema, Universiteit van Amsterdam

The Nordic Counter-Narrative: Democracy, Human Development, and Judicial Review

Ran Hirschl, University of Toronto – Faculty of Law

The Effect of Leaked Information on the Rules of International Law

William Thomas Worster, The Hague University

The Artist’s Resale Royalty Right: Overcoming the Information Problem

Stephanie B. Turner, Yale Law School

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COMPARATIVE LAW eJOURNAL

Vol. 12, No. 22: Mar 12, 2012

FRANCESCO PARISI, EDITOR

Transfer Pricing: The CUP — Case Studies: Australia, US, UK, Norway and Canada

Richard Thompson Ainsworth, Boston University – School of Law
Andrew Shact, Boston University Law School

Emerging from the Shadow of Nuremberg: Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

Leila N. Sadat, Washington University in Saint Louis – School of Law

The ‘Americanization’ of Legal Education in South Korea: Challenges and Opportunities

Rosa Kim, Suffolk University Law School

Health Care and the Illegal Immigrant

Patrick James Glen, Georgetown University Law Center

Deliberative Constitutional Change in a Polarised Federation

Ron Levy, Griffith University Law School

Equality Qua Equality: A Comparative Critique of the Tiers of U.S. Equal Protection Doctrine

Lorenzo Di Silvio, Georgetown University Law Center

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International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics

Online First

Kerri Woods: Human rights and environmental sustainability
Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2010, ISBN 9871848448537

Josh Gellers Online First™, 6 March 2012

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Journal of International Dispute Settlement

Vol 3, Issue 1 (2012)

Articles

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Bruno Simma

Mainstreaming Human Rights: The Contribution of the International Court of Justice

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Federico Ortino

Legal Reasoning of International Investment Tribunals: A Typology of Egregious Failures

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John Martin Gillroy

Philosophical-Policy and International Dispute Settlement: Process↹Principle and the Ascendance of the WTO’s Concept of Justice

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Chang-Fa Lo

A Clearer Rule for Dictionary Use Will Not Affect Holistic Approach and Flexibility of Treaty Interpretation—A Rejoinder to Dr Isabelle Van Damme

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Erlend M. Leonhardsen

Looking for Legitimacy: Exploring Proportionality Analysis in Investment Treaty Arbitration

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Michele Potestà and

Marija Sobat

Frivolous Claims in International Adjudication: A Study of ICSID Rule 41(5) and of Procedures of Other Courts and Tribunals to Dismiss Claims Summarily

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Sumit Rai

Proposed Amendments to the Indian Arbitration Act: A Fraction of the Whole?

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Patrick Dumberry

Satisfaction as a Form of Reparation for Moral Damages Suffered by Investors and Respondent States in Investor-State Arbitration Disputes

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Arbitration International

Vol. 28, Issue 1 (2012)

Discoverability of Communications between Counsel and Party-Appointed Experts in International Arbitration [Friedland, Vejar] (156 KB)

Investment Arbitration in Asia: Five Perspectives on Law and Practice [Nottage, Weeramantry] (604 KB)

Nigeria’s Appellate Courts, Arbitration and Extra-Legal Jurisdiction: Facts, Problems, and Solutions [Olatawura] (121 KB)

Financial Dispute Resolution in China: Arbitration or Court Litigation? [Ali, Huang] (250 KB)

The New Ghana ADR Act 2010: A Critical Overview [Onyema] (163 KB)

The Arbitration Reform in France: Domestic and International Arbitration Law [Carducci] (217 KB)

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Hague Journal of Diplomacy

Vol. 7, No. 2 (2012)

Small States in the UN Security Council: Means of Influence?
pp. 135-160(26)
Author: Thorhallsson, Baldur

Dialogue and Power: Understanding Danish Public Diplomacy Efforts in the Middle East
pp. 161-180(20)
Author: Pultz, Karina

The Impact of New Media on Diplomatic Practice: An Evolutionary Model of Change
pp. 181-206(26)
Author: Archetti, Cristina

The European Union’s Foreign Policy since the Treaty of Lisbon: The Difficult Quest for More Consistency and Coherence
pp. 207-226(20)
Author: Reynaert, Vicky

Mexico’s Concentration on Consular Services in the United States
pp. 227-236(10)
Authors: Joseph, Daniel Hernández

Peter van Ham, Social Power in International Politics, The New International Relations Series, ISBN: 978-041-556422-9, London: Routledge, 2010, 272 pgs.
pp. 237-239(3)
Author: Tigau, Camelia

Mark Amen, Noah J. Toly, Patricia L. McCarney and Klaus Segbers (eds.), Cities and Global Governance: New Sites for International Relations. London: Ashgate, 2011, ISBN 978-1-4094-0893-2, 226 pp., £55.00.
pp. 240-242(3)
Author: Acuto, Michele

Iokibe Makoto (ed.) and Robert D. Eldridge (translation and annotation) The Diplomatic History of Postwar Japan, London: Routledge, 2011, ISBN: 978-0-4154-9847-0, 246 pp., US$ 150.00 hardback, US$ 44.95 paperback.
pp. 243-244(2)
Author: Atanassova-Cornelis, Elena

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International Law Reporter

Jacob Katz Cogan

Chicago Journal of International Law (Vol. 12, no. 2, Winter 2012)

Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional (Vol. 12, 2012)

Global Trade and Customs Journal (Vol. 7, no. 3, 2012)

Journal of East Asia and International Law (Vol. 4, no. 2, Autumn 2011)

Review of European Community & International Environmental Law(Vol. 20, no. 3, November 2011)

Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (Vol. 72, no. 1, 2012)

IV. Cases and Dispute Settlement

A. OXFORD REPORTS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW

Prosecutor v Brđanin and Talić, Decision on ‘Motion for production of documents — Dzonlić testimony’ of 11 March 2002, Case no IT-99-36-T; ICL 198 (ICTY 2002) Subject(s): International criminal law Keyword(s): Evidence – International criminal law, privilege – International criminal law, procedure – International criminal law, witnesses

H v Prosecutor General Office, Cassation review, Decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation; N KAS06-129; ILDC 1361 (RU 2006) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Human rights, civil and political rights – Human rights, rights of persons deprived of their liberty – Legal representation, right to – Peremptory norms / ius cogens

Prosecutor v Brđanin and Talić, Decision on ‘Motion to declare Rule 90(H)(ii) void to the extent it is in violation of Article 21 of the Statute of the International Tribunal’ by the accused Radoslav Brđanin and on ‘Rule 90(H)(ii) submissions’ by the accused Momir Talić, Case no IT-99-36-T; ICL 197 (ICTY 2002) Subject(s): International criminal law Keyword(s): International courts and tribunals, powers – International criminal law, guilty plea – International criminal law, interpretation – International criminal law, right to silence – International criminal law, witnesses

Edward Yosefov and ors v Egypt, Motion to dismiss, CC (BS) 5006-08; ILDC 1771 (IL 2011) Subject(s): Immunities – Relationship between international and domestic law – Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states Keyword(s): Act of state doctrine – Civil liability – Customary international law – Immunity from jurisdiction – Immunity from jurisdiction, states – International law and domestic law, consistent interpretation – Tort

Desert Line Projects LLC v Yemen, Award, ICSID Case No ARB05/17; IIC 319 (2008)Subject(s): International investment law Keyword(s): Evidence – Burden of proof – Parallel proceedings – Fork in the road clause – Standards of treatment – Coercion & harassment – Fair and equitable treatment standard – Full protection and security – International minimum standard – Remedies and costs

Demjanjuk Extradition Proceeding, Final ruling on individual constitutional complaint, 2 BvR 1076/09; ILDC 1400 (DE 2009) Subject(s): Human rights – International co-operation – International criminal law – Relationship between international and domestic law Keyword(s): Extradition and mutual assistance – Human rights, civil and political rights

Compañía de Aguas del Aconquija SA and Vivendi Universal SA v Argentina, Award; ICSID Case No ARB/97/3; IIC 307 (2007) Subject(s): International investment law Keyword(s): Claims – Contract claims – Concession agreements – Treaty claim – Standards of treatment – Fair and equitable treatment standard – Full protection and security – International minimum standard – Expropriation – Indirect expropriation – Police powers (expropriation and) – Takings, legal and illegal (confiscatory measures)

A v Public Prosecuting Authority, Final appeal judgment, Case no HR-2008-02183-A, ILDC 1328 (NO 2008)Subject(s): Human rights – Law of treaties Keyword(s): Human rights, collective rights – Indigenous peoples – Treaties, application – Treaties, interpretation

France Télécom Mobiles International SA and FTML SAL v Lebanon, Swiss Challenge No 1, 4P.98.2005/svc; IIC 283 (2005) Subject(s): International investment law Keyword(s): Parallel proceedings – Res judicata – Review of arbitral awards – Appeal from award – Grounds for annulment – Claims – Contract claims

Constitutional review of certain provisions of the Family Code of the Russian Federation, Judicial review, N 476-O; ILDC 1368 (RU 2006) Subject(s): Human rights Keyword(s): Children, rights of – Human rights, economic, social, and cultural rights – Human rights, right to education – Human rights, right to family

B. Treaty Bodies

CERD/C/SR.2142 Consideration of reports, comments and information submitted by States

parties under article 9 of the Convention (continued): Nineteenth and twentieth periodic reports of

Canada (continued) [ English ].

CEDAW/C/SR.1025 Consideration of reports submitted by State parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued): Eight periodic Report of Norway (continued) [ English ].

CERD/C/SR.2146 Consideration of reports, comments and information submitted by States parties under article 9 of the Convention (continued): Informal meetings with NGOs [ English ].

CEDAW/C/SR.1023 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued): Combined initial and second to fifth periodic reports of Granada (continued) [ English ].

CRPD/C/4/3 Report of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with

Disabilities on its fourth session, 4-8 October 2010 [ English ].

CRC/C/THA/CO/3-4/CORR.1 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 44 of the Convention: Concluding observations: Thailand: Corrigendum [ English ].

CRC/C/OPSC/GRC/Q/1 List of issues concerning additional and updated information related to the consideration of the initial report of Greece (CRC/C/OPSC/GRC/1) [ English ].

CRC/C/OPAC/COD/CO1 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 8, paragraph 1, of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict: Concluding observations: Democratic Republic of Congo [ English ].

CERD/C/SR.2154 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 9 of the Convention (continued): Thirteenth to seventeenth periodic reports of Jordan (continued) [ English ].

CERD/C/KOR/15-16 Reports submitted by States parties under article 9 of the Convention: Combined fifteenth and sixteenth periodic reports of States parties due in 2010: Republic of Korea
[ English ].

CRC/C/LTU/3-4 Consideration of the reports submitted by States

parties under article 44 of the Convention: Consolidated third and fourth periodic reports of States

parties due in 2009: Lithuania [ English ].

CERD/C/SR.2156 Consideration of reports, comments and information submitted by States parties under article 9 of the Convention (continued): Sixteenth to eighteenth periodic reports of Italy

[ English ].

CEDAW/C/SR.1031 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued): Combined third and fourth periodic reports of Algeria [ English ].

CEDAW/C/SR.1029 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention (continued): Combined second to fifth periodic reports of Zimbabwe [ English ].

Oral Statement of Margaret Sekaggya Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – Document type: Speeches/Statements

Preliminary observations made by the delegation of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) which visited Ukraine from 29 November to 6 December 2011 and response of the Government of Ukraine to three issues raised by the delegation Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee for the Prevention of Torture – Document type: Speeches/Statements

Written statement submitted by the China NGO Network for International Exchanges, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status Publisher: UN Human Rights Council – Document type: Speeches/Statements

Written statement submitted by the International Federation of ACAT (Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture), a non-governmental organization in special consultative status Publisher: UN Human Rights Council – Document type: Speeches/Statements

Written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status Publisher: UN Human Rights Council – Document type: Speeches/State

ments

C. Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

IACHR Announces Schedule of Hearings for 144 Sessions

D. REFWORLD

Arusha and Demushi (deprivation of citizenship – delay) Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) – Document type: Case Law

Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) and Open Society Justice Initiative (on behalf of Children of Nubian Descent in Kenya) v. the Government of Kenya

Publisher: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) – Document type: Case Law

A and B v. The State (Immigration Appeals Board) Publisher: Norway: Supreme Court – Document type: Case Law

Hirsi et al. v. Italy: Intervener Brief filed on behalf of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Publisher: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

The Queen on the Application of MA, BT, DA v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and The AIRE Centre

Extracts relating to UNHCR’s supervisory responsibility for the statelessness conventions

A and B v. The State (Immigration Appeals Board)

Hirsi et al. v. Italy: Intervener Brief filed on behalf of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Joint United Nations Comments on The European Commission Proposal for a Directive establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime

E. World Trade Organization

Ukraine files dispute against Australia

US, EU and Japan file disputes against China

Appellate Body issues report on Boeing dispute

F. Law Library of Congress

Sri Lanka: Media Outlets Face Approval Requirement

Norway: Indictment of Breivik for Terrorism, Arson, Murder

Egypt: Doctor Acquitted in Virginity Test Case

Denmark: Tax on Sugar Proposed

V. Blogs/reviews/comment (select items)

Actualités de l’IFRI

LA RUSSIE – CHANGEMENT ET CONTINUITÉ

L’EUROPE, NAUFRAGÉE DE LA MONDIALISATION ?

AlertNet Blogs

Building a new Libya in a new climate

Lao PDR – Malaria in Attapeu

Quality in humanitarian aid is not just a matter of more money

India’s incredible gender gap

Tsunami recovery must be matched in mind

NGOs make Japan Society a destination to look for funding

“No Woman’s Land” book details newswomen in warzones

The Word on Women – News media need to take a long hard look at portrayal of women

International Women’s Day: A woman’s work is never done

Empowering women through water and sanitation

Sandra is no longer a sex worker

International Women’s Day: A woman’s work is never done

Video: Women of my country, women to reckon with

Q+A: The Hunger Project’s John Coonrod in conversation

Women of my country, women to reckon with

Rural women: the missing, strong link for sustainable development

Top 10 Wins for Women’s Movements

On Women’s Day, remember our Arab sisters

Championing safer motherhood in Myanmar

Rural women in Colombia struggle to be counted

PHOTO BLOG: Rural Indian women join forces to acquire land rights

Uganda war criminal Kony tops Twitter’s most searched

“Sisterhood” brings rights to India’s low-caste, rural women

What humanitarians can learn from the Oscars

Update from Tajikistan – SAVE Paving the Way for Mothers Schools

Niger: And now, refugees…

Madagascar: “Children sleeping in damaged homes without roofs

ALNAP Blog

HRI 2011: are more donor requirements part of the solution?

Blog of Rights (ACLU)

VIDEO: See What Armed Domestic Drones Look Like

CIA: We Do Not “Concede or Not Concede” that Waterboarding is Illegal

VIDEO: Presidential Power and the Targeted Killing Debate

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Web Edition

3/11 and 9/11: Codes for tragedy

Civil society rising

When less is not more

Diplomacy, Iran, and the bomb

Carneigie Council

The Responsibility to Protect: A New International Norm?

The Emergency State: America’s Pursuit of Absolute National Security at All Costs

Blind to Reality: Invisible Children and the LRA

Global Ethics Corner: Scotland Steps Up: Will it Become Independent?

Current Issues in American National Security Policy

Russia Bulletin, Issue 4

Responsible Oversight: How Boards Can Promote Profitable and Ethical Organizations

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2012

The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

Citizen Pilgrimage (Richard Falk)

Afghanistan: The War Turns Pathological—Withdraw!

Hana Shalabi: A Brave Act of Palestinian Nonviolence

Koran Burning in Afghanistan: Mistake, Crime, and Metaphor

Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security

New Working Paper creates a foundation for climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Climate Law Blog

Recent Developments in IP Law: What Every Green Tech Company Should Know

US-Indian Clean Energy Project: Seeking Comments on the Proposed Investment Structure

Climate Progress

March 12 News: WashPost Slams VA Attorney General For ‘Waste’ And ‘Harrasment’ In Climate Change Witch Hunt

March 9 News: Senate Rejects Amendment To Force Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Climate Spectator

UPDATE 1-US Senate defeats tax break for natural gas trucks

Council on Foreign Relations

Al-Qaeda in Iraq

After Manufacturing

Earth Rights International

Human Rights NGOs Support Victims of Kilwa Massacre in Appeal to Canadian Supreme Court

East Asia Forum

Is Japan losing its competitiveness?

Malaysia: time to liberalise its automobile sector

Can Noda link Japan’s tax and administrative reform?

South Korea: a return to the Sunshine Policy could prove dangerous

Politics and Asian trade

India-Pakistan trade breakthrough?

Japan’s 3/11 disaster: one year on

India and Pakistan: sweetening ties of trade

Pakistan’s deepening political crisis

The Macau Forum: a Chinese diplomatic success

Australia–India relations and the economy of ideas

India’s position on Syria: a tight balancing act

Three challenges to Asia’s global ascent

Australia’s new foreign minister

ECHR Blog

NGO Letter and Comments on Brighton Reform Proposals

EJIL: Talk!

R v Mohammed Gul: Are You a Terrorist if You Support the Syrian Insurgency?

Legality of Drone Strikes in Pakistan to be Tested in English Courts?

Judging Judges: A Statistical Exercise

Environmental Law Prof Blog

100 days to Rio +20

21st Century Statelessness

Erga Omnes

U.S. Court Shifts Debate

Doublespeak by Spain’s Supreme Court

Madrid – Tribunal Supremo de Justicia

FCO Bloggers (UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office)

Foreign Office Minister welcomes International Criminal Court verdict of Thomas Lubanga

Foreign Office publishes results of public consultation on the Overseas Territories

Foreign Office Minister expresses concern at human rights situation in Iran

Joint UK-Italian statement on hostage rescue operation in Nigeria

Foreign Affairs

KONY 2012 and the Prospects for Change

How to Help African Children At Risk

Foreign Policy

Let’s Stop Miscasting Africans – By Christian Caryl

Iran’s War in Gaza – By Jonathan Schanzer

Kicking the Afghan Can – Michael A. Cohen

Fire on the Mountain – By Tsering Woeser

Shalom, Beijing – By Oren Kessler

Exclusive: Taliban Gitmo deal is swap for a Westerner

Why I don’t think Gen. Allen should be fired as the commander in Afghanistan

Why does American Samoa get to have a caucus?

Why Srebrenica still matters

If the Afghanistan mission were at a turning point, how would we know?

What happens to NATO after Afghanistan?

Assad’s toxic assets

Mission Incomplete – By Bruce Riedel and Michael O’Hanlon

The Parchin Trap – By Mark Fitzpatrick

The Politics of Sorry – By Karl E. Meyer

No Teacher Left Behind – By Charles Kenny

Democrats vs. Dictators: 2012

A Recipe for Freedom – By F.W. de Klerk

The Iceman Leadeth – By David Rothkopf

‘A Report from a Distant Planet’ – By Isaac Stone Fish

What David Cameron Can Teach the GOP – By Alex Massie

The Last Waltz – By Julia Ioffe

$200 Oil and the Moscow-Beijing Alliance – Interview by Benjamin Pauker

Why Is Washington so Bad at Strategy? – By Robert Haddick

Land of the Black Flag – By Casey Coombs

Japan’s Nuclear Cabal – By Nobuo Fukuda

The World in Photos This Week – An FP Slide Show

The Islamic World’s Quiet Revolution – By Nicholas Eberstadt

Will the Good BRICS Please Stand Up? – By James Traub

The LWOT: Attorney General Says U.S. Can Target Americans – by Jennifer Rowland

Six International Newspaper Columnists Who Actually Like Mitt Romney – By Uri Friedman

Gettin’ the Gipper Wrong – By Michael A. Cohen

Battle Royale – By Eric Pape

In the Name of the Lord – An FP Slide Show

How Not to Intervene in Syria – By Aaron David Miller

Five Surprisingly Good Places to Be a Woman – By David Kenner and Uri Friedman

Home Away From Homs

France’s Beef With Islam – By Jonathan Laurence

No Refuge – Justin Vela

The Personality Problem – By Christian Caryl

The Black Hole of North Korea – By Marcus Noland

Let North Korea Keep Its Nukes – By Andrei Lankov

Riding the Dragon – By Trefor Moss

Joseph Kony Is Not in Uganda (and Other Complicated Things)

Not-So-Super Tuesday

Who Said It: Obama or Bush

Inside China’s Number 1 Party School

Why Obama will release stockpiled oil

Passport makes a Daily Show appearance

The thing about being hawkish is …

Nick Kristof on Kony and the world’s least covered crises

The Stop Kony campaign is an exercise in self-indulgence

Iran Watch: The ‘options on the table’ talk has gotten totally out of hand

The ongoing battle for gay rights in the Arab world

America needs to play the trade game by China’s rules

Congress calls for end to Russia-Pentagon defense contracts

Can diplomats be funny?

How does the AP run a bureau from Pyongyang?

How Rick Santorum knows that Dutch people are forcibly euthanized

Does the U.S. have a worse business climate than Turkmenistan?

Should women get Ph.D.s in international relations?

Announcing the return of World Leader March Madness!

Hamid Karzai’s problem with women

Do diplomats make good drug mules?

Iran Watch: Bibi’s Iran stopwatch

Pakistan advertises online for web censor

Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood faces the future

What kind of subsidies does American industry need?

There’s just something about Bernie

More Kony myths debunked: State Department is not calling off its hunt

The real battle in Uganda is nodding disease

Introducing Iran Watch

Islamism and the Syrian uprising

The meaning of a ‘diplomatic’ approach to Iran

Nobel Peace laureate: The international community is failing in Syria

Is there any such thing as a surprise attack these days?

A new kind of Taliban

Is Iraq getting more violent?

Chinese state media thanks women for being hot

Obama administration brushes off oil price impact of Iran sanctions

Invisible Children responds to its Kony2012 critics

Can America mend the Afghan trust deficit?

Should presidents make endorsements in other countries’ elections?

How to avoid a bad nuclear deal with Iran

Debate over Syria intervention takes shape

Is North Korea the next Myanmar?

China gets senior spot at the IMF

Is China’s national oil company still a threat?

Romney endorses Obama’s plan for Iran

War crimes tribunal debates Mladic’s fur hat

Foreign Policy Association

GailForce: Reflections on Recent Events in Afghanistan and Iran

America Recalibrates Its Israeli Alliance

Delivering Sustainable Solutions to Women and Girls

Al-Qaeda Threat Grows in Yemen

Forest Peoples Blog

Money Can Grow on Trees: Teak assets in Northern Laos

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

Green Technology Law and Policy Syposium

Human Rights Now (Amnesty)

Locked Away: Sri Lanka’s “Security” Detainees

Visiting Reggie Clemons on Missouri’s Death Row

The Ghosts of Sivas: Justice Denied in Turkey

Kony Campaign: How Can We Turn Awareness Into Action?

Yemen: Women’s Rights Must Be Front and Center

#Kony2012 and the Warping Logic of Atrocity

US: Don’t Abandon Afghan Women

Inforrms Blog

Australia: News Media Council proposal: be careful what you wish for – Mark Pearson

News: Leveson Inquiry, Week 12 – Senior Met officers in the witness box – Natalie Peck

Case Comment: Spelman v Express Newspapers – no anonymity … no injunction: Lorna Skinner and Kirsten Sjøvoll

‘Enforced self-regulation’ – what can the Leveson Inquiry learn from Australia? – Gordon Ramsay

Case Law: Tamiz v Google Inc – blog platforms and defamation – Gervase de Wilde

Lord Hunt’s proposal: the last chance saloon again – Brian Cathcart

Law and Media Round Up – 12 March 2012

News: Hacked Off launches a campaign for disclosure of “Operation Motorman” files

Hearing: Animal Defenders International v United Kingdom in the Grand Chamber, Applicant’s Counsel’s Speech

Tamiz v Google: Notice and no-takedown – Daithí Mac Síthigh

News: Rebekah and Charlie Brooks reported to be among six new phone hacking arrests – Laura Sandwell

International Criminal Law Bureau

STL: Third Annual Report 2011-2012

ICC: President Judge Sang-Hyun Song Re-elected

CICC Submits Recommendations on Legal Aid

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Accuses US of Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment Towards Bradley Manning

Israel and Gaza Militants Agree Truce

Pro-Government Militia and Rebel Forces Trade Blame for New Killings in Homs

ICTR: Early Release Of Tharcisse Muvunyi Ordered

ICC: Five Judges Sworn In

STL: Deadline For Written Submissions On “Criminal Association”

Habre: Prosecute or Extradite

ICTY Appoints New Appeals Judge

Kofi Annan warns against military intervention in Syria

Invisible Children’s campaign video targeting Joseph Kony goes viral

Syria Deputy Oil Minister to Join Opposition

DR Congo – fresh attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army, reports the UNCHR

Intercross (ICRC)

Dispatch – One year in Sa’ada governorate, north Yemen

International Women’s Day: helping women take matters into their own hands

From the field – More Syrian refugees cross into Lebanon

International Economic Law and Policy (Simon Lester)

Who “Won” the Beef Hormones Dispute?

Plain Packaging Complaint at the WTO

The Appellate Body’s Ruling on Boeing Subsidies: Everybody Wins!

Chinese Foie Gras Production

Restricting Added Sugar in Fruit Juice: Health Measure or Trade “Barrier”?

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Paper: Subsidies or Incentives? Norway’s support for upstream oil and gas. Seminar Summary

Paper: Recent Developments in International Investment Disputes: Investment treaty cases from September 2010 to October 2011

Paper: Best Practices: Indirect Expropriation

Paper: The Frontiers of Networked Governance

International Law Notepad

New paper published: “Corporate liability for violations of international human rights: law, international custom or politics?”

International Law Observer

ICC Renders Its First Verdict: Guilty as Charged

International Law Prof Blog (Mark E. Wojcik & Cindy Galway Buys)

WTO Appellate Body Issues Decision in US-Boeing Dispute

South Sudan’s Army Signs Agreement to Release Child Soldiers

New ICC Judges Sworn In

One Year Ago Today in Japan . . .

International Women’s Day

IntLawGrrls

Genocide as the narrative of violations of socio-economic rights

The Right to Food, Obesity and Food Systems

SOGI in international human rights law

No justice cascade in Spain

Jurist – Forum

Federal Law and the Education of Undocumented Immigrants

ICJ and Habre: A Possible End to a Long Road to Accountability

Extraditing Habre: Senegal’s International Obligations

Financial Reporting Renders Health Care Reform Unconstitutional

Benefits of Courtroom Cameras Outweigh Costs

West Africa Organized Crime and the Libya Conflict

Setting the Record Straight on the Puerto Rican Plebiscite

Attempting to Preserve Equal Protection for Gays and Lesbians

Improving Corporate Campaign Finance Disclosure

Balancing Religious Freedom in a Multicultural Nation

Justice in Conflict (Mark Kersten)

Taking ‘Kony 2012′ Down A Notch

Kony 2012: The Invisible Children Advocacy Campaign to Catch Kony

Taking ‘Kony2012′ Down a Notch – Responding to Criticism

Lawfare

Lyle Denniston on Guantanamo Cert Petitions

Readings: Peter Margulies, “Valor’s Vices: Against a State Duty to Risk Forces in Armed Conflict”

Heller Responds to Berkowitz on Legality of Iran Strike

Rush to Judgment: George W. Bush, the War on Terror, and His Critics

Hamdan, And Bahlul, And Suleiman, Oh My!

Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency after 9/11

Three More (Ambivalent) Reflections on the Holder Speech

Peter Berkowitz Responds to Bruce Ackerman on the Legality of Intervention in Iran

This Will Quench Your Thirst for Obaydullah

Legal Planet

Debunking the Denialists

LieberCode

It’s ‘Immediately Necessary’ for Eric Holder to Clarify ‘Imminence’

London Review of Books

Jonathan Steele: In Syria

Making Waves (Greenpeace)

Fukushima, One Year After…

One World International Practice Blog (Louis M. Solomon)

Claims Against Kenya Disimssed on Foreign Sovereign Immunity Grounds

Court Lists Manifest Disregard as a Standard To Seek Vacatur of an International Arbitral Award, though the Court Affirms the Award Nonetheless

Opinio Juris

Cheng Book Roundtable: Are There Universal Values?

Cheng Book Roundtable: Predicting, Explaining and Guiding

Cheng Book Roundtable: When International Law Works – but for whom?

Call for Proposals: International Law Weekend 2012

Cheng Book Roundtable: How to Assess the Value of International Legal Theory

Cheng Book Roundtable: Should International Legal Theory Predict?

Peter Berkowitz’s Unconvincing Justification of “Preventive” Self-Defense

Cheng Book Roundtable: When Should International Law Do More than Work?

Cheng Book Roundtable: Why International Legal Theory Matters

David Landau Responds to Mark Tushnet

Book Roundtable on Professor Tai-Heng Cheng’s “When International Law Works”

Kiobel and Extrajurisdictionality

The Growing Tension Surrounding Humanitarian Intervention in Syria

Weekend Roundup March 3-9, 2012

The Problem with “Justice and Democracy”

The Endless (Cyber) Jurisdiction of the U.S. Government

Two remarks on queer law and queer politics: Thomas Spijkerboer Responds to Jenni Millbank & Guglielmo Verdirame

Jenni Millbank Reflects on Panel 3 and Responds to Guglielmo Verdirame

Discretion in the Netherlands: Sabine Jansen Responds to Jenni Millbank & Guglielmo Verdirame

Queer Cases, Great Law: S. Chelvan Responds to Jenni Millbank & Guglielmo Verdirame

Rt. Hon. Sir Richard Buxton Responds to Jenni Millbank & Guglielmo Verdirame

David Landau Responds to Mark Tushnet

Dr. Hugo Storey Responds to John Tobin

Taming Globalization: International Law, the U.S. Constitution, and the New World Order

John Tobin Reflects on Panel 2

Bojana Asanovic Responds to John Tobin

Lucy Yeatman Responds to James Hathaway & Jason Pobjoy

Connie Oxford Responds to James Hathaway & Jason Pobjoy

Queer Cases Make Pretty Good Law – at Least in the United States: Victoria Neilson Responds to James Hathaway & Jason Pobjoy

Sarah Hinger Responds to James Hathaway & Jason Pobjoy

Iran Will Have the Bomb Soon! Really, This Time We Mean It!

David John Frank Responds to James Hathaway & Jason Pobjoy

Alan G. Kaufman Reviews Stephen C. Neff’s ‘Justice in Blue and Gray’

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 44:2 Online Symposium

Why Preventive Self-Defense Violates the UN Charter

OurWorld 2.0

Governance of marine areas beyond national jurisdictions

Stemming rural depopulation in Ethiopia

Bali Declaration calls for palm oil justice

Peace Palace Library

Fighting the Architecture of Death

Will the EU ground its flying carbon tax?

Lessons from the Saudi “Spring”

London’s lawyers must stop supporting global injustice

The Irish Constitution and the European Convention of Human Rights: An intrinsic conflict?

US appeals court strikes down 22-year sentence in millennium bomb plot against LA airport

Catching Warlords via Viral Videos: A Film About Joseph Kony Offers Us a New Vision of How to End Impunity

Pan Africanists and the International Criminal Court

Trinidad’s Anthony Carmona sworn in as International Criminal Court judge

Greece defies ECtHR decision over using ‘Turk’

Why not a massacre tribunal in Afghanistan?

SADC Tribunal Rights Watch

Extraditing Habre: Senegal’s International Obligations

British minister faces legal action over drone strikes

Law, politics, and the draft Brighton Declaration

Swiss President wants tax accord from U.S.

Vatican City could be hub for money laundering, says U.S.

China drops plan to legalize secret detentions

Arpaio investigation: Obama might be Kenyan

Amnesty denied for ex Guatemala dictator Rios Montt

Greece averts default with bond success

Despite her deteriorating condition, Ash-Shalabi continues her hunger-strike

Britain is turning its back on slavery and the abolitionist ethos

Egypt: State Council Bans Military Trials for Civilians

Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal)

2 men and 1 women on shortlist for UK’s next judge at human rights court

Bahraini Kangaroo Court Trials

Fighting the Architecture of Death

The Saga of Bradley Manning, Julian Assange, and Wikileaks, to be put to ballad and film

Treaty trick

Viral video aims to stop African warlord

Pakistan: Top Court orders PM Gilani to act against President Zardari

WADA the real loser as Olympic drugs case goes to court

Raymond Yowell: A courageous indigenous leader

The Tuna-Dolphin encore – WTO rules on environmental labeling

Italy’s Mason-Dixon Line. Euro crisis fuels South Tyrolean separatists dreams

A day to celebrate all women

Owners act in Egypt privatisation dispute

Reciprocity and self-defense in relation to targeted killing

The Impact of Corporate Amicus Briefs on the Supreme Court in Kiobel

Eastern Libya declares semiautonomous regioneclares semiautonomous region

Kosovo – beware triumphalism

Moldova votes to legalize chemical castration

Water rights lawyer: Expecting more from the EU

An Israeli military strike against Iran would be illegal

European Court official says Slovakia refusing entry to Hungary president did not infringe EU law

Eric Holder gives legal defense for al-Awlaki killing

PhD Studies in Human Rights (William A. Schabas)

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields

SHARES

The Responsibility to Protect: Why Libya but not Syria? – Panel Discussion and Book Launch

Spreading the Jam

First Judgment at the ICC: Some Random Thoughts on the Lubanga Verdict (part 1)

Switchboard (NRDC)

Japan cuts whaling season short at 70% below quota – a win for whales

Guest Blog by Harald Winkler: South Africa to Introduce Rising Price on Carbon Pollution from Major Sources in 2013

Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: 3/4 – 3/10/2012

Growing concern that climate change is causing disastrous and expensive weather events underscores why we can’t risk expanding tar sands oil extraction

Revisiting “The Lorax” – Do Trees Have Rights?

Report; Keystone XL Pipeline Economic Risks Ignored

More Signs that Tar Sands is a Bad Investment – Global Warming Damage Rises

Report: Keystone XL tar sands pipeline more of an economic liability than benefit

Victory in the Senate: No revival of the rejected Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

Women, Water, and Climate Change: Recognizing the struggles of women and addressing global challenges on International Women’s Day

Girls: This International Women’s Day’s For You!

Texans Fight to Protect Their Land from the Keystone XL Pipeline

Four Steps to Protect the Arctic, Our Final Ocean Frontier

An Analysis of Chile’s New National Energy Strategy (2012-2030) – Part 1

NRDC in the News 3/6: Keystone XL plan update, nuclear mapping tool, BPA in cans, and more…

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Won’t Ease Gas Prices; Senate Must Reject It

Senate should not approve defunct Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

Terrorism Monitor

Rebellion Without Reason: The Strange Survival of Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army

Array of security challenges face Yemen’s new leader – Abd Rabbu Mansur al-Hadi

The Looming Storm in Pakistan’s Kurram Agency

BRIEFS

Gulf States Consider Political and Military Union to Counter Iranian Security Threat

The Two Way (NPR)

Global Warming Could Cause More Frequent Flooding For 3.7 Million In U.S.

Obama, Cameron Say Afghan Mission Remains Unchanged

In Afghanistan, Panetta Says Mission Continues

UK Human Rights Blog

No “near miss” principle in immigration cases, despite Article 8

Strasbourg rules on anti-gay speech for the first time

Future of human rights court must not be decided by shadowy late night deals – Angela Patrick

Shaping Strasbourg, gay marriage and free speech – The Human Rights Roundup

What happened to open justice? Further analysis on torture evidence secrecy decision

Law, politics, and the draft Brighton Declaration – Dr Mark Elliott

Yale Environment 360

Interview: Finding Strategies to Save the World’s Coral Reefs

VI. Gray Literature (select items)

China’s Repatriation of North Korean Refugees Publisher: Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement – Document type: Speeches/Statements

Amnesty International, Stifling Human Rights Work: The impact of civil society legislation in Ethiopia (published, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 13 March, 2012)

Human Rights Watch, Justice for Atrocity Crimes: Lessons of International Support for Trials before the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (published, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 13 March, 2012)

Korir Sing’Oei Abraham, Kenya at 50: unrealized rights of minorities and indigenous peoples, Minority Rights Group International (published, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 12 March, 2012)

Refugees International, Kuwait: Bidoun Nationality Demands can’t be silenced (published, 6 March, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 12 March, 2012)

World Bank, New Estimates Reveal Drop in Extreme Poverty 2005-2010 (published, 29 February, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 12 March, 2012)

Child Rights International Network, Stop Making Children Criminals: We need to stop making children criminals (posted on Zunia, 11 March, 2012)

Sungjoon Cho, No More Zeroing?: The United States Changes its Antidumping Policy to Comply with the WTO , American Society of International Law (published, 9 Mrach, 2012)

IISD, Biodiversity Policy & Practice, Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress Closes for Signature (published, 8 March, 2012)

IISD, Biodiversity Policy & Practice, IPPC Publishes Comments on Phytosanitary Standards (published, 7 March, 2012) (published, 7 March, 2012)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Progress Report on Criminal Justice Responses to Trafficking in Persons in the Asean Region (published, July, 2011)  (posted on Zunia, 8 March, 2012)

Phil Marshall, Addressing the Demand Side of Trafficking (posted on Zunia, 8 March, 2012)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cressent Societies, International Disaster Response Laws (IDRL) in Sierra Leone: Legal Preparedness study for strengthening the legal and policy framework for foreign disaster response ((posted on Zunia, 8 March, 2012)

Rachel Stohl and EJ Hogendoorn, Stopping the Destructive Spread of Small Arms: How Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation Undermines Security and Development, Center of American Progress (published, March, 2012)  (posted on Zunia, 8 March, 2012)

Human Rights Watch, Cote d’Ivoire: Lethal Crime Wave, Security Vacuum (published, 5 March, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 8 March, 2012)

War on Want, Women’s rights, women’s resistance: Lessons from the Honduran Women’s Collective (published, 8 March, 2012)

World Health Organization, Millennium Development Goal drinking water target met: Sanitation target still lagging far behind (published, 6 Marhc, 2012) (posted on Zunia, 8 March, 2012)

ICTSD, US Congress Takes Aim at Beijing, Preserves Anti-Subsidy Tariffs  (published, 8 March 2012)

ICTSD, US Congress Takes Aim at Beijing, Preserves Anti-Subsidy Tariffs (published, 7 March, 2012)

ICTSD, WTO Members at Odds Over Anti-Counterfeiting Pact (published, 7 March, 2012)

ICTSD, Debate on Australian Cigarette Packaging Law Reignites at TRIPS Council (published, 7 March, 2012)

ICTSD, Indian Ban on Imports of US Poultry Sparks WTO Dispute (published, 7 March, 2012)

ICTSD, India Bans Cotton Exports; Ministers to Reconsider (published, 7 March, 2012)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Disasters in Africa: The case for legal preparedness (published, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 7 March, 2012)

Asanble Vwazen Solino, Republic of Haiti: Submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review: 12th Session of the Working Group on the UPR Human Rights Council (published, 3 October, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 7 March, 2012)

Institute for security studies, Carbon trading in Africa: A critical review (posted on Zunia, 7 March, 2012)

Olivier Degomme, Mortality in the Darfur Conflict: A study of large-scale patterns based on a meta-analysis of small-scale surveys (published, February, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 7 March, 2012)

Florian Vogt, Peter Heudtlass and Debarati Guha-Sapir, Health date in civil conflicts: South Sudan under scrutiny (publihse,d July, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 7 March, 2012)

Elizabeth Trujillo, The Tuna-Dolphin Encore – WTO Rules on Environmental Labeling, American Society of International Law, (published, 7 March, 2012)

UNESCO, 2011 Report: The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education (published, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 6 March, 2012)

Department for International Development, Making Rights Realities: Researching Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (published, 2011) (posted on Zunia, 6 March, 2012)

VII. Documents/Negotiations/Practice

Journal of the United Nations

JOURNAL NO.2012/45

Publication Date: Wednesday, 7 March 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/46

Publication Date: Thursday, 8 March 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/47

Publication Date: Friday, 9 March 2012
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JOURNAL NO.2012/48

Publication Date: Saturday, 10 March 2012

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JOURNAL NO.2012/49

Publication Date: Tuesday, 13 March 2012

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S/PV.6733  MEETING NO 6733 The situation in Libya 12 MARCH 2012 9:30 AM
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S/2012/144 LETTER DATED 8 MARCH 2012 FROM THE SG ADRESSED TO THE PSC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2012/144 IDENTICAL LETTERS DATED 8 MARCH 2012 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ISRAEL TO THE UNITED NATIONS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2012/10/ADD.9 SUMMARY STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF MATTERS OF WHICH THE SECURITY CO IS SEIZED AND OF THE STAGE REACHED IN THEIR CONSIDERATION
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S/PV.6730  MEETING NO 6730 Reports of the Secretary-General on Sudan
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S/PV.6729  MEETING NO 6729 The situation in Somalia
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S/PV.6733  MEETING NO 6733 The situation in Libya 12 MARCH 2012 9:30 AM
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S/2012/144 LETTER DATED 8 MARCH 2012 FROM THE SG ADRESSED TO THE PSC [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2012/144 IDENTICAL LETTERS DATED 8 MARCH 2012 FROM THE PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ISRAEL TO THE UNITED NATIONS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

S/2012/10/ADD.9 SUMMARY STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF MATTERS OF WHICH THE SECURITY COUNCIL IS SEIZED AND OF THE STAGE REACHED IN THEIR CONSIDERATION
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S/PV.6730  MEETING NO 6730 Reports of the Secretary-General on Sudan
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S/PV.6729  MEETING NO 6729 The situation in Somalia
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A/67/6 (PROG. 13) Proposed strategic framework for the period 2014-2015 Part two: biennial programme plan(Programme 13) International drug control, crime and terrorism prevention and criminal justice [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/19/59/ADD.6 Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter Addendum Mission to South Africa: comments by the State on the report of the Special Rapporteur [ English ]

A/HRC/19/61/ADD.3 Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez Addendum Follow-up to the recommendations made by the Special Rapporteur visits to China, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, Georgia, Greece, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, the Republic of Moldova, Spain, Sri Lanka, Togo, Uruguay and Uzbekistan [ English ]

A/HRC/19/BI/7 Nineteenth session Geneva, 27 February – 23 March 2012 Bulletin of informal meetings Held in parallel to the session [ English ]

A/HRC/19/G/3 Note verbale dated 26 February 2012 from the Permanent

Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva addressed to the President of the Human Rights Council  [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/150 Written statement submitted by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, a non-governmental organization in special consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/NGO/151 Written statement submitted by the China NGO Network for International Exchanges, a non-governmental organization in general consultative status [ English ]

A/HRC/19/OD/7 Nineteenth session Geneva,  27 February -23 March 2012 Order of the Day [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/17   Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixtieth session, 2–6 May 2011 No. 17/2011 (Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 6 December 2010 Concerning: Abdulrahim Ali Abdullah Al-Murba [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/18 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixtieth session, 2-6 May 2011 No. 18/2011 (Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 4 January 2011 Concerning: Ali Abd al-Rahman Al-Faqasi Al-Ghamdi [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/20 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixtieth session, 2–6 May 2011 No. 20/2011 (Islamic Republic of Iran) Communication addressed to the Government on 10 December 2010 Concerning: Kiarash Kamrani [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/21 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixtieth session, 2–6 May 2011 No. 21/2011 (Islamic Republic of Iran) Communication addressed to the Government on 27 January 2011 Concerning: Nasrin Sotoudeh [ English ]
A/HRC/WGAD/2011/22 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September  2011 No. 22/2011 (Azerbaijan) Communication addressed to the Government on 2 March 2011 Concerning: Dmitri Pavlov, Maksim Genashilkin and Ruslan Bessonov [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/23 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September

2011 No. 23/2011 (China) Communication addressed to the Government on 4 April 2011 Concerning Liu Xianbin [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/24 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 24/2011 (Viet Nam) Communication addressed to the Government on 28 February 2011 Concerning: Cu Huy Ha Vu [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/25 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011  No. 25/2011 (Myanmar) Communication addressed to the Government on 23 February 2011 Concerning: Thagyi Maung Zeya and Sithu Zeya [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/26 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 26/2011 (Syrian Arab Republic) Communication addressed to the Government on 8 April 2011 Concerning: Muhannad Al-Hassani [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/29 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 29/2011 (China) Communication addressed to the Government on 1 February 2010 Concerning: Zhou Yung Jun [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/31 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 31/2011 (Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 7 April 2011 Concerning: Bilal Abu Haikal [ English ]
A/HRC/WGAD/2011/33 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 33/2011 (Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 4 February 2011 Concerning: Mohamed Abdullah Al Uteibi [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/34 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 34/2011 (United Arab Emirates) Communication addressed to the Government on 3 February 2011 Concerning: Abdelsalam Abdallah Salim and Akbar Omar [ English ]

A/66/718/ADD.1/CORR.1 Financing of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia Report of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions Corrigendum: Paragraph 6, second sentence [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/119 STRENGTHENING OF THE COORDINATION OF EMERGENCY HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/CN.9/WG.III/WP.112 ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR CROSS-BORDER ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TRANSACTIONS: DRAFT PROCEDURAL RULES [ Chinese | English ]

A/CN.9/WG.III/WP.112/ADD.1 ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR CROSS-BORDER ELECTRONIC COMMERCE TRANSACTIONS: DRAFT PROCEDURAL RULES : ADDENDUM [ Chinese | English ]

A/HRC/19/67 Progress report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tomás Ojea Quintana [ English ]

A/HRC/19/BI/10 Nineteenth session Geneva, 27 February – 23 March 2012 Bulletin of informal meetings Held in parallel to the session [ English ]

A/HRC/19/OD/10 Nineteenth session Geneva,  27 February – 23 March 2012 Order of the Day [ English ]

A/HRC/AC/8/7 STUDY OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON SEVERE MALNUTRITION AND CHILDHOOD DISEASES WITH CHILDREN AFFECTED BY NOMA AS AN EXAMPLE [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/43 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 43/2011 (Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 16 February 2011 Concerning: Mohamed bin Abdullah bin Ali Al-Abdulkareem The State is a not party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/44 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 44/2011 (Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 18 February 2011 Concerning: Muhammad Geloo The State is a not party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/45 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 45/2011 (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) Communication addressed to the Government on 15 June 2011 Concerning: Chérif Al Karoui and Hichem Matri The State is not a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/46 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 46/2011 (Viet Nam) Communication addressed to the Government on 24 June 2011 Concerning: Tran Thi Thuy; Pham Ngoc Hoa; Pham Van Thong; Duong Kim Khai; Cao Van Tinh; Nguyen Thanh Tam; and Nguyen Chi Thanh The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/48  Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 48/2011 (Indonesia) Communication addressed to the Government on 25 May 2011 Concerning: Filep Jacob Semuel Karma The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Right [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/49 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 49/2011 (Sri Lanka) Communication addressed to the Government on 6 June 2011 Concerning: Jegasothy Thamotharampillai and Sutharsini Thamotharampillai The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/50 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 50/2011 (Egypt) Communication addressed to the Government on 23 June 2011 Concerning: Maikel Nabil Sanad The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/WGAD/2011/51 Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its sixty-first session, 29 August–2 September 2011 No. 51/2011 (Lao People’s Democratic Republic)  Communication addressed to the Government on 22 February 2011 Concerning: Kingkeo Phongsely The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.VI/WP.50 DRAFT TECHNICAL LEGISLATIVE GUIDE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SECURITY RIGHTS REGISTRY GUIDE: ANNEX I. TERMINOLOGY AND RECOMMENDATIONS [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.VI/WP.50/ADD.1 DRAFT TECHNICAL LEGISLATIVE GUIDE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SECURITY RIGHTS REGISTRY GUIDE: ANNEX I. TERMINOLOGY AND RECOMMENDATIONS (CONTINUED) : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.VI/WP.50/ADD.2 DRAFT TECHNICAL LEGISLATIVE GUIDE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SECURITY RIGHTS REGISTRY GUIDE: ANNEX II, EXAMPLES OF REGISTRATION FORMS : ADDENDUM [ English ]

A/CN.9/WG.V/WP.103 INSOLVENCY LAW : INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF SELECTED CONCEPTS OF THE UNCITRAL MODEL LAW ON CROSS-BORDER INSOLVENCY RELATING TO CENTRE OF MAIN INTERESTS (COMI) [ English ]

A/HRC/19/80 Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution S-18/1 [ English ]

A/HRC/19/BI/11 Nineteenth session Geneva, 27 February – 23 March 2012 Bulletin of informal meetings Held in parallel to the session [ English ]

A/HRC/19/G/4 Note verbale dated 10 February 2012 from  the  Permanent Mission of the  Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva addressed to the Office of the  United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights [ English ]

A/HRC/19/OD/11 Nineteenth session Geneva,  27 February – 23 March 2012 Order of the Day [ English ]

A/RES/66/126 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Third Committee (A/66/454 (Part II))] 66/126. Preparations for and observance of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/127 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Third Committee (A/66/454 (Part II))] 66/127. Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/128 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Third Committee (A/66/455 and Corr.1)] 66/128. Violence against women migrant workers [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/131 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Third Committee (A/66/455 and Corr.1)] 66/131. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/134 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Third Committee (A/66/456)] 66/134. Enlargement of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

A/RES/66/136 Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Third Committee (A/66/457)] 66/136. Report of the Human Rights Council [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

FCCC/SBI/2011/17 Date: 07 Mar 2012 – Report of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation on its thirty-fifth session, held in Durban from 28 November to 3 December 2011. [ English ]

FCCC/KP/AWG/2012/2 Date: 05 Mar 2012 – Scenario note on the seventeenth session. Note by the Chair.

FCCC/SBI/2011/17 Date: 07 Mar 2012 – Report of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation on its thirty-fifth session, held in Durban from 28 November to 3 December 2011. [ English ]

FCCC/KP/AWG/2012/2 Date: 05 Mar 2012 – Scenario note on the seventeenth session. Note by the Chair.

Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Addendum : Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Colombia Publisher: UN Human Rights Council – Document type: Annual Reports

Extracts relating to UNHCR’s supervisory responsibility for the statelessness conventions Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees – Document type: Commentaries

Joint United Nations Comments on The European Commission Proposal for a Directive establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees – Document type: Commentaries

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2012/39 Proposal for Corrigendum 1 to Revision 5 of

Regulation No. 49 (Emissions of C.I. and P.I. (LPG and CNG) engines): Note by the secretariat
[ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2012/3 Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 26: Submitted by the expert from France [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2012/4 Proposal for Supplement 7 to the 01 series of amendments: Submitted by the expert from the Working Party “Brussels 1952” [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/214/ADD.1 Provisional Agenda for the ninety-second session: Addendum: Annotations and list of documents [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/2012/5 Proposals for amendments to Annexes A and B of ADR: Pending issues: Transport in tanks of UN 0331: Transmitted by the government of Germany [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/EB.AIR/2012/1 Options for revising the 1999 Gothenburg Protocol to Abate

Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone [ English | Russian ].

ECE/EB.AIR/110/REV.1 Annotated provisional agenda for the thirtieth session [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/EB.AIR/110 Annotated provisional agenda for the thirtieth session [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/CES/2012/19/ADD.8 Report of the second meeting of the 2011/2012 Bureau of the

Conference of European Statisticians [ English ].

E/CN.7/2012/L.10 DENMARK AND ISRAEL: DRAFT RESOLUTION : PROMOTING THE USE AND AVAILABILITY OF MEASURES TO PREVENT MORTALITY FROM DRUG OVERDOSE[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.11BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF): DRAFT RESOLUTION : PROMOTION OF THE USE OF A GLOBAL SEAL FOR PRODUCTS OF ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT, INCLUDING PREVENTIVE DEVELOPMENT, AS A MECHANISM FOR FACILITATING AND STIMULATING TRADE IN PRODUCTS FROM AREAS AFFECTED BY AND VULNERABLE TO THE WORLD DRUG PROBLEM[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.14 FRANCE AND RUSSIAN FEDERATION: DRAFT RESOLUTION : FOLLOW-UP TO THE THIRD MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE OF THE PARIS PACT PARTNERS ON COMBATING ILLICIT TRAFFIC IN OPIATES ORIGINATING IN AFGHANISTAN[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2011/45 SUPP: COMMITTE OF EXPERTS ON INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN TAX MATTERS, REPORT [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/10 PARIS PACT INITIATIVE : REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.12 SOUTH AFRICA : DRAFT RESOLUTION : MEASURES TO SUPPORT AFRICAN STATES IN THEIR EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE WORLD DRUG PROBLEM [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.13 CHILE, COSTA RICA, EGYPT, EL SALVADOR, NORWAY AND PERU: DRAFT RESOLUTION : PREVENTING THE USE OF ILLICIT DRUGS [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.6 MEXICO: DRAFT RESOLUTION : PROMOTING TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES TO IMPRISONMENT AS AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.7 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: DRAFT RESOLUTION : BRIEF SANCTIONS, MONITORING AND TREATMENT AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO INCARCERATION [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.8 DENMARK : DRAFT RESOLUTION : PROMOTING FEMALE-ORIENTED STRATEGIES AND INTERVENTIONS FOR WOMEN AT RISK OF DRUG ABUSE AND DRUG DEPENDENCE [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.7/2012/L.9 DENMARK : DRAFT RESOLUTION : DEVELOPING AN INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC IMPORT AND EXPORT AUTHORIZATION SYSTEM FOR LICIT TRADE IN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.9/2012/NGO/3 STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY THE BAH’I’ INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.9/2012/NGO/5STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY FUNDACION PARA ESTUDIO E INVESTIGACION DE LA MUJER (FEI [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/2012/8 REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON ROLE AND WORK OF THE COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS O [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.9/2012/5 MONITORING OF POPULATION PROGRAMMES, FOCUSING ON ADOLESCENTS AND YOUTH [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

E/CN.9/2012/NGO/13 STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY THE ASIAN PACIFIC RESEARCH AND RESOURCE CENTRE FOR WOME [ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish ]

TD/INF.44 Thirteenth session: General Information [ English ].

TD/443/ADD.1 Organization of the work of the Conference: Note by the UNCTAD secretariat

[ English ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.5/GE.3/4 Report of the Expert Group on Climate Change impacts and adaption for international transport networks on its second session [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2012/22 Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 04 series of amendments: Submitted by the expert from the Netherlands [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2012/11 Proposal for Collective Amendments to Regulations Nos. 98 and 112 [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/1074/REV.3 Status of the 1997 Agreement and of the Rules annexed to it: Revision 3 [ English ].

CD/1933 Draft Decision on a programme of work for the 2012 Session [ English ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2012/23 Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 04 series of amendments

[ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2012/10 Proposal for Collective amendments to regulations Nos. 98, 112 and 123 [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/MP.EIA/WG.2/2012/L.1 Draft format for notification under article 10 of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/ENERGY/WP.4/2012/3 Draft Programme Plan 2012-2015 for the Energy Efficiency 21 Programme [ English | French | Russian ].

ECE/CEP/2012/4 Review of performance of the Environment subprogramme in the biennium 2010–2011 [ English | French | Russian ].

CRC/C/LTU/3-4 Consideration of the reports submitted by States

parties under article 44 of the Convention: Consolidated third and fourth periodic reports of States

parties due in 2009: Lithuania [ English ].

VIII. Press Releases/Newsletters (select items)

 UNEP

Value Ecosystems – Not Just Crops – When Managing Water Use, says UN Report

The Future We Want: 100 Days to Rio+20

 Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights

Violence against women

World Water Forum

Geneva referendum

Children at risks

“Unfinished progress”

Women in crisis

“Particularly rural women”

Sexual orientation / Pillay

Pillay / Women’s Day

World Trade Organization

Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

WTO launches new database on preferential trade arrangements

Ukraine files dispute against Australia

US, EU and Japan file disputes against China

Trade Policy Review: Nepal

Appellate Body issues report on Boeing dispute

“Global governance requires localising global issues” — Lamy

Organization of American States

OAS Secretary General Promotes the Summit of the Americas as an Opportunity for Governments and Private Sector to Work Together to Achieve Sustainable Competitiveness

OAS Secretary General Calls for a Close North-South Collaboration within the Americas to Address Common Challenge

OAS to Host Roundtable on Earth Sciences

OAS Secretary General Rejects Criticism of EOM Chief in El Salvador

OAS and China Offer 10 Academic Scholarships

OAS Assistant Secretary General Calls on Andean Governments to Support Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540

Private Sector of the Region Convenes at the OAS to Offer Recommendations Ahead of the Sixth Summit of the Americas

OAS and China Explore Options to Increase their Collaboration for the Benefit of Latin America and the Caribbean

OAS Secretary General Calls on Governments to Strengthen Their Commitment Towards Equality on the International Day of Women

Preliminary Statement by the OAS Electoral Observation Mission to Belize

OAS Secretary General Inaugurated the Annual meeting of the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (CICTE), Dedicated to Cyber-Security

Ecuador’s Vice-President Reaffirms at OAS his Country’s Commitment to People with Disabilities

“Food Security with Sovereignty in the Americas” will be the Central Theme of the 42 OAS General Assembly in Bolivia

OAS Permanent Council Celebrates International Day of Women and Day of Francophonie

Costa Rica Completes the Second Phase of the Destruction of Obsolete Munitions Program with the Support and Certification of the OAS

UNHCR

Tribal clashes force 15,000 Lou Nuer people to flee to Ethiopia

UNHCR appoints regional refugee coordinator for Syrian refugees

Thousands of Lou Nuer tribesmen flee Jonglei into Ethiopia

UNHCR appoints Regional Refugee Coordinator for Syrian Refugees

Congo arms depot blast victims crowd shelter sites in Brazzaville

UNHCR Lebanon Update: Situation in North Lebanon, 03 March-09 March 2012

Uganda receives Congolese fleeing insecurity, suffering in North Kivu

Internal displacement grows in Yemen

Tens of thousands flee tribal clashes in Yemen in past three months

More than 3,000 Congolese flee insecurity, suffering in North Kivu

International Women’s Day: Unequal treatment puts women at risk of statelessness

Unequal treatment of women risks creating statelessness in at least 25 countries

UNHCR warns that unequal treatment of women could create statelessness in at least 25 countries

Southern Sudanese refugees search for kin in Ethiopian camps

UN Women

Partnering to Close Data and Evidence Gaps for Women

UN Women and Rockefeller Foundation Launch Global Women’s Survey

Urban Poverty’s Hidden Dimensions Threaten Development, New Research Reveals

Food Shortages Most Pressing Human Rights Issue in DPR Korea – UN Expert

Transforming Lives of Marginalized Girls through New Information and Communication Technologies

Sexual Violence in Conflict: Guidance for Mediators

Tanzania: A Refugee’s Struggle to Ensure a Better Life for her Daughters

UN Calls for Full and Speedy Implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women in Afghanistan

In Benin, Women Living with HIV Face Disease and Stigma

International Women’s Day 2012 Wrap-up

UN System Observances for International Women’s Day 2012

Audio: Land Ownership ‘Critical’ for Empowerment of Women in Malawi

Papua New Guinea: Gender-based Violence Left Untreated

Urban Poverty’s Hidden Dimensions Threaten Development, New Research Reveals

UN Women Executive Director Commemorates International Women’s Day in Morocco

On International Women’s Day, No Rest for Women Peacekeepers and IDPs in Darfur

Lebanon: Tussle over Gender Violence Law

Audio: Rwandan Rural Women Farmers Empowered

UNICEF and Partners Promote Girls’ Education in Darfur, Sudan

Video: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Commemorates International Women’s Day 2012

Top UN Officials Urge Countries to Tackle Violence Based on Sexual Orientation

International Women’s Day: ILO – APINDO to Launch the Employers’ Guideline on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace

UN System Observances for International Women’s Day 2012

What Does it Take to Educate a Girl?

Strengthening the Business Case for Gender Equality, Nearly 400 CEOs Commit to Women’s Empowerment Principles

Message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Occasion of International Women’s Day

Message from UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet on the Occasion of International Women’s Day

Guidebook Launched to Promote Women’s Participation in Politics

Commission on the Status of Women 2012

Rural Women Speak Out About Food Insecurity

Video: Gender and Rural Microfinance – A Learning Route in Uganda

Bangladeshi Micro-credit Model Helps Empower Zambian Women

Audio: Africa’s Sole Female President Vows to Promote Equality

Video: Closing the Gap between Men and Women in Agriculture

Report: Enabling Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment

UNEP Report: Women at the Frontline of Climate Change – Gender Risks and Hopes

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Speech: Building Democracy, Reflections from Chile

Violence against Women: Prevention, Protection and Empowerment in Haiti

IX. Media (select sources/select items)

A. News Aggregators

B. International News Sources

C. A Selection of Stories

UN News Service

UN, governments to meet on regional strategy against Lord Resistance Army 

UN Western Sahara envoy to embark on regional visit in May 

Countries agree on global guidelines on responsible land rights at UN-hosted talks

Water access must reach rural and marginalized areas in Europe – UN report

ECOSOC President urges effective policies to spur economic recovery

UN official stresses importance of ocean treaty in governing use of seas

Water access must reach rural and marginalized areas in Europe – UN report

At European Parliament, Assembly President underscores UN’s ‘universality’

New UN agreement seeks to protect environment from hazardous electronic waste

South Sudan: UN mission responds to new outbreak of violence in Jonglei state

UN-Arab League envoy awaiting Syrian response on proposals to end crisis

UN mission voices shock at killing of Afghan civilians

UN expert calls on Myanmar to take ‘active approach’ to protect human rights

Food shortages most pressing human rights issue in DPR Korea – UN expert

UN-backed measles campaign launched in Yemen amid deadly outbreak

Security Council debate spotlights dramatic changes sweeping Middle East, North Africa

Iran: UN human rights expert stresses concern over continuing abuses

Rio+20: Social media countdown to UN sustainable development forum kicks off

Syrian civilians continue to bear brunt of ‘collective punishment’ – UN rights panel

UN and partners call on Israelis and Palestinians to stay engaged in search for peace

Security Council extends UN mission assisting Libya for another year

Increasing demand and climate change threaten global water supplies – UN report

Global drugs policy needs greater focus on tackling demand, says UN official

South Sudan’s army signs pact with UN to release all children in its ranks

Iraq: UN official calls for better access to services for the internally displaced

Joint UN-Arab League envoy urges Syrian President to embrace reforms

UN boosts aid to victims of avalanche in northern Afghanistan

Joint UN-Arab League envoy urges Syrian President to act now to end crisis

UN maintains efforts against Lord’s Resistance Army – senior officials

Five new judges of International Criminal Court sworn in

UN issues new guidelines to help mediators address sexual violence in conflict

Amid funding challenges, UNESCO Board endorses plan for year ahead

UN food agency calls for $69.8 million for drought-stricken Sahel

UN official urges emerging economies to support Palestinian refugees

UN expert warns that new law endangers Swiss freedom of expression

One year after devastating earthquake, UN praises Japan’s recovery

New outbreak of violence displaces thousands more in Yemen – UN refugee agency

Thousands of refugees fleeing violence in DR Congo enter Uganda – UN

Syria: UN relief chief ‘horrified’ by violence, urges access for aid agencies

Independent UN expert warns on sidelining right to water and sanitation

In Belgium, General Assembly President discusses Syria, sustainable development

UN welcomes new evidence of antiretroviral therapy helping to prevent HIV infections

Women’s participation in all aspects of society more vital than ever – UN officials

UN envoy for West Africa stresses cooperation to address regional threats

Legalized forms of violence against children violate their rights – UN official

Nuclear security on the agenda as Ban holds talks with Republic of Korea minister

Concerted global efforts have led to great strides against extreme poverty – Ban

New UN advisers on Africa and disarmament affairs announced

Police reform vital to improve security situation in Haiti – UN envoy

Joint UN-Arab League envoy urges immediate halt to Syria violence

Wheat production set to be second highest on record this year, says UN agency

Libya: UN envoy envisages flexible, integrated mission to support transition

UN and Arab League appoint deputy joint envoy for Syria

After successful polls, Yemen must address security and humanitarian concerns – UN

New UN project aims to tackle youth unemployment in Guinea

DR Congo: UN peacekeeping mission receives tactical helicopters from Ukraine

Empowering rural women key to boosting welfare of societies, UN officials stress

Top UN officials urge countries to tackle violence based on sexual orientation

UN deploys team to assist Republic of Congo authorities after arms depot blasts

UN partners with Groupon to support nutrition for mothers and children in Asia

Jurist Paper Chase Newsburst

UN expert warns of Switzerland law’s ‘chilling effect’ on free speech

Five Guantanamo detainees agree to Qatar transfer

UK PM proposes adoption reforms

Campaign to arrest Uganda war criminal Kony: ICC supports while AI cautions

Pennsylvania senate approves voter ID bill

Hungary must change laws before receiving aid: EU

ICTY prosecutors demand 28-year sentence for Seselj

Virginia governor signs bill requiring ultrasound before abortion

US hands suspected Somali pirates over to Seychelles for prosecution

UN urges states not to use official religion to oppress minorities

Russia city law bans ‘promotion’ of homosexuality

Egypt military doctor acquitted on charge related to alleged forced virginity tests

UK court allows right to die case to proceed

UN expert urges Myanmar to protect human rights

Wisconsin voter ID law ruled unconstitutional

UN Wire

March 13 2012

Toll of Syrian conflict: 8,000 deaths, 230,000 displaced

ICJ to decide trial venue for Chad’s Habre

UNICEF hypes education as path to Somali peace

South Africa faces education crisis

Polio vaccinations resume in Pakistan after salary protests

Impact of coal, gas on Barrier Reef is assessed

Uganda says DR Congo is hiding Kony

UN report seeks Iran death penalty ban

Syria mining refugee routes along borders, rights group says

Clinton: U.S. is not heading for exits after Afghanistan killing spree

Guatemalan soldier is given 6,060 years for ’82 massacre

UN Foundation’s Wirth honored at International Women’s Day event

March 12 2012

Much of world to experience “water stress”

Quartet meets amid Israeli-Palestinian attacks

Annan leaves Syria, warns al-Assad of changes

New guidelines could help working children

Milk from genetically-engineered goat contains malaria vaccine

Bank for India sex workers aims to stop exploitation

Former U.K. prime minister campaigns to stop child marriages

IAEA: Nuclear power safer after Japan crisis

UN climate chief warns U.S. on innovation

Chances rise of complete Greenland ice sheet melt

Killing spree deals blow to U.S. Afghan mission

Ascendant Turkey is penned in by Syria stance

Sudan is accused of genocide in South Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains

“Grief-stricken” Tibetan writer urges end to self-immolations

Myanmar military is partially censoring Suu Kyi election messages

March 9 2012

Former Global Fund chief expects malaria vaccine by 2016

UNESCO approves controversial science prize

Haiti protesters seek UN compensation for cholera epidemic

UN food expert seeks regulation, taxation of junk foods

Malnutrition in West Africa reaches dangerously high levels

Germany makes quarterly $265 million payment to Global Fund

UN biodiversity chief eyes private investment

Energy group calls for global nuclear safety accord

Activist video targeting LRA’s Kony goes viral

Syrian exiles are wary of diplomacy

March 8 2012

Women’s Day theme the daily focus at Girl Up

UN’s Amos visits Syrian city amid diplomatic push

UN is poised to extend Libya mission as Russia seeks NATO apology

Syria to retain UNESCO human rights seat despite rebuke

Palestinians to propose 20 sites for UNESCO heritage status

UN envoy tells Security Council of growing humanitarian crisis in Yemen

UNICEF presses to stop new West Africa cholera outbreak

Corporate farm plan could revolutionize India

Focus on cholera fix, not blame, Clinton tells Haitians

Women are at risk around the globe

Women Deliver lists 50 initiatives that help women

Women have come far, yet have far to go

Norway’s pledge to mHealth Alliance targets maternal, newborn health

International Women’s Day — a call to sisterhood

Bangladeshi woman’s experience is a story, not a statistic

Clampdown on illegal logging in Cameroon

Corruption is undoing U.S. effort in Afghanistan

UN cites a systematic crackdown on dissent in Iran

March 7 2012

UN’s Bachelet takes stock of Women in the World

UN envoy arrives in Syria, council meets

Advancing gay rights as human rights at UN

UN warns Sudans to stop military escalation on border

MDG achievement: Weighing the odds

A recipe for boosting food security in Africa

HIV-positive Ethiopians begin to embrace antiretrovirals

Haiti turns to peanut-based paste to stamp out child malnutrition

Women in politics: Worrying statistics

Land grabs spotlight need for ownership rights

Iran, world powers to resume nuclear talks

Somalia gets first international passenger flight in over 20 years

Tibetan woman dies, 23rd to self-immolate in past year

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer is sentenced to 18 years in jail

Kenya sex workers protest harassment by police

New York Times

[NEIL MacFARQUHAR], U.N. Chief Ban Ki-Moon Says Assad Must Shift Syria’s Course, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[RICK GLADSTONE], Iran May Not Open a Site to Nuclear Inspectors, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[ANNIE LOWREY], Despite Calls for Alternatives, Another American Is Expected to Lead World Bank, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[ELISABETH MALKIN], Guatemala: Ex-soldier Sentenced to 6060 Years for 1982 Massacre, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[JEFFREY GETTLEMAN],World Briefing | Africa: Somalia: Islamist Rebels Vow to Eject Aid Agency, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[KEITH BRADSHER],Rare Earth Trade Case Against China May Be Too Late, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[MARK LANDLER],Obama Pledges Thorough Inquiry Into Afghan Attack, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[ELISABETH BUMILLER], Kyrgyzstan Wants Military Role to End at U.S. Base, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[ISABEL KERSHNER and FARES AKRAM], Truce Calms Israel-Gaza Violence, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[TAIMOOR SHAH and MATTHEW ROSENBERG], Militants Attack Memorial for Victims of Afghan Killings, The New York Times (14 March 2012)

[HELENE COOPER and ERIC SCHMITT], U.S. Officials Debate Speeding Up Afghan Pullout, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[SCOTT SHANE], U.S. Supporters of Iranian Group M.E.K. Face Scrutiny, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[RICK GLADSTONE], World Briefing | Middle East: Iran: Critical U.N. Human Rights Report Denounced, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[MARK LANDLER and JOHN F. BURNS], Britain to Join Obama in Discouraging Israeli Strike on Iran, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[KEITH BRADSHER], Trade Tensions With China Are Flaring Again, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[CHRISTOPHER DREW and NICOLA CLARK], W.T.O. Upholds Ruling on Boeing Subsidies, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[MARLISE SIMONS], Hague Court to Decide Where Habré, Chad’s Ex-Dictator, Will Be Tried, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.], Support for Afghan War Wanes Among G.O.P. Candidates, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[ISABEL KERSHNER and FARES AKRAM], In Gaza, New Conditions Shape Old Fight, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[DAVID M. HERSZENHORN], Russian Opposition Urges U.S. to End Trade Sanctions, The New York Times (13 March 2012)

[ANNE BARNARD], Massacre Is Reported in Homs, Syria, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[TAIMOOR SHAH and GRAHAM BOWLEY]U.S. Army Sergeant Suspected in Afghanistan Shooting, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[THE ASSOCIATED PRESS], World Briefing | Middle East: Yemen: U.S. Airstrikes Reported, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[ELISABETH BUMILLER], U.S. Syria Intervention Would Be Risky, Pentagon Officials Say, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[EDWARD WONG], Security Forces Kill at Least 5 in China, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[THE NEW YORK TIMES], At War Blog: U.S. Sergeant Kills 16 Afghan Civilians, 9 of Them Children, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[FARES AKRAM and ISABEL KERSHNER], Gaza Fighting Continues, Despite Truce Efforts, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[KAREEM FAHIM],U.N. Envoy Leaves Syria Without Deal to End Conflict, The New York Times (12 March 2012)

[THE ASSOCIATED PRESS], Militants Blamed for Depot Attack in Kenyan Capital, The New York Times (11 March 2012)

[FARES AKRAM and ISABEL KERSHNER], Violence Continues for Israel and Militants, The New York Times (11 March 2012)

[KAREEM FAHIM], No Talks With Opposition, Syria’s Assad Tells U.N. Envoy, The New York Times (11 March 2012)

[JOHN F. BURNS], World Briefing | Europe: Britain: Court Hands Qaddafi Son’s Mansion to Libya, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE], World Briefing | Middle East: Saudi Arabia: Year After Protest, Six Suspects Remain in Jail, a Rights Group Says, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[REUTERS], World Briefing | Africa: Somalia: Ethiopia to Withdraw Troops by End of April, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[THE ASSOCIATED PRESS], World Briefing | Europe: Vatican: Pope Presses U.S. Bishops on Message on Sex, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[NICHOLAS KULISH and ANNIE LOWREY], Merkel and I.M.F. Chief Are Friendly Opponents On Europe’s Debts, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[ISABEL KERSHNER], Netanyahu Says U.S. and Israel Differ on Urgency of Iran Threat, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

Room for Debate: Fighting War Crimes, Without Leaving the Couch?, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[ROBERT MACKEY], The Lede Blog: African Critics of Kony Campaign See a ‘White Man’s Burden’ for the Facebook Generation, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[ELISABETTA POVOLEDO and JOHN F. BURNS], Failed Rescue of Hostages in Nigeria Angers Italy, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[FARES AKRAM and ISABEL KERSHNER], Israeli Airstrikes Kill Militants in Gaza, The New York Times (10 March 2012)

[KAREEM FAHIM and ALAN COWELL], U.N. Relief Official Tells of Destruction in Syria, The New York Times (9 March 2012)

[ROD NORDLAND], U.S. and Afghanistan Agree on Detainee Transfer, The New York Times (9 March 2012)

[SCOTT SAYARE], Unesco Backs Divisive Equatorial Guinea Prize, The New York Times (9 March 2012)

[RICK GLADSTONE and WILLIAM J. BROAD], Iran Pressed to Give Nuclear Inspectors Full Access to Sites, The New York Times (9 March 2012)

[JACK HEALY], Syrian Kurds Flee Into Iraqi Refugee Limbo, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

]THE ASSOCIATED PRESS], World Briefing | Africa: Libya: Leader Says Force Against Tribal Leaders Isn’t Possible, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[RICK GLADSTONE], World Briefing | Middle East: Iran: U.N. Report Blasts Human Rights Offenses, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[DAVID M. HERSZENHORN],World Briefing | Europe: Britain: Bill Aims at Human Rights Violators, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[LYDIA POLGREEN], Powerful Trade Union Group Holds Strikes in South Africa, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[RANA F. SWEIS],Arab Spring Fails to Allay Women’s Anxieties, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[ETHAN BRONNER], Arab Spring and Iran Tensions Leave Palestinians Sidelined, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[ELISABETH BUMILLER], U.S. Defense Officials Say Obama Reviewing Military Options in Syria, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

[ISABEL KERSHNER], Israel Skeptical About New Nuclear Talks With Iran, The New York Times (8 March 2012)

 


* Prepared by Donald K. Anton, The Australian National University College of Law. This digest draws on independent research together with information gleaned from the RSS feeds of a host of international law publishers, law libraries, and blogs.

§ Information contained in the digest is current to 5.00 pm (local Canberra time) the day before issue.

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