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International Maritime Organization Reaches Deal to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

Shipping regulators have concluded on a plan for reducing carbon dioxide emissions for ships. International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulators have agreed that the shipping industry should cut carbon emissions by a minimum of 50% by 2050 as part of the … Continue reading

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Haddad: The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts

Heidi Nichols Haddad (Pomona College – Politics) has published The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts (Cambridge Univ. Press 2018). Here's the abstract: The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts is the … Continue reading

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Casas on the International Court of Justice & Existence-of-a-Dispute Objections

Manuel Casas (Yale University – Law School) has posted Functional Justiciability and the Existence of a Dispute: A Means of Jurisdictional Avoidance? (European Society of International Law (ESIL) 2018 Research Forum (Jerusalem)) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: In the recent Obligations … Continue reading

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Commentary on John Bolton’s Speech Regarding New American Policy on the International Criminal Court

National Security Advisor, John Bolton, delivered remarks today on “Protecting American Constitutionalism and Sovereignty from International Threats.”  In his remarks, Bolton announced a new American policy vis-a-vis the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court).  According to Bolton, the ICC “has … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Threatens Sanctions against International Criminal Court

On September 10, 2018, in a speech before the Federalist Society U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the Trump Administration will use any means necessary to protect U.S. citizens, and those of its allies, from unjust prosecution by the … Continue reading

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