Post Tagged with: "international law"

Anti-Smuggling Operations in the Central Mediterranean

Anti-Smuggling Operations in the Central Mediterranean

This essay addresses the challenges raised by the uncertainty of the legal framework and the dubious practices of operations dealing with migrant smuggling into the EU.

The Legitimisation of Australia’s Deterrent Migration Policy

The Legitimisation of Australia’s Deterrent Migration Policy

This essay analyses the ways in which Australian authorities legitimise their deterrence regulations in relation to international refugee legal standards.

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The Role of Emotions in the Processes of Interaction with International Law

As individuals are emotional beings, it is not surprising that emotions can play a role in conduct that shapes, or is addressed by, international law.

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Lex Specialis and the Interpretation of Article 50 TEU

Article 50 of the TEU must be applied complementarily with other treaties, otherwise, conflicts arise between international law and the limited provisions in Article 50.

Interview – William Schabas

Interview – William Schabas

Prof. William Schabas discusses his new book project, the ICC’s jurisdiction, its relationship with the United States and enthusiasm for international criminal justice.

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The intervention in Libya was seen by non-Western states as a dangerous legal precedent undermining the status state sovereignty had been given under international law.

Review – The International Law of State Responsibility:  An Introduction

Review – The International Law of State Responsibility: An Introduction

Kolb provides an excellent overview of the international law of state responsibility in a text that should be of interest to students of law and international relations.

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Implications of Brexit for the European Convention on Human Rights

Brexit has no formal or immediate implications for the UK’s obligations under the ECHR, nevertheless, there may be some subtly negative consequences.

Ontologicidal Violence: The Muslim Subject and International Law

Ontologicidal Violence: The Muslim Subject and International Law

International law is premised on a hierarchical organizing of cultures, and is therefore critically unstable because its own biases undermine its claims to universality.

Student Feature – Introduction to Diplomacy

Student Feature – Introduction to Diplomacy

Diplomacy is a process between actors (diplomats, usually representing a state) who exist within a system (international relations) and engage in private and public dialogue (diplomacy) to pursue their objectives in a peaceful manner.

Interview – Juliet Sorensen

Interview – Juliet Sorensen

Juliet Sorensen discusses the ‘opioid epidemic’, explains the limitations that international law has in tackling the problem, and argues for criminal justice reform,

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

In today’s interconnected world, effective and skilful diplomacy is vital to ensure that humankind can navigate an ever-growing list of shared challenges that may be our undoing if left unresolved.

International Law

International Law

Although questions about international law persist, especially when powerful nations use their political power to ‘bend’ the law, today hardly anyone declares international law as irrelevant.

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