AJIL Unbound

By: Emily Cumberland | April 15, 2014 | 07:45 AM EDT

The new deadline for AJIL Unbound's latest call for papers, "The End of Treaties? An Online Agora," is April 21. Review the call here and submit your paper to AJILUnbound@asil.org.

Agora submissions should be no more than 3,000 words in length and should use URL hyperlinks rather than footnotes/endnotes for any references where possible. Please submit in Microsoft Word or Word-compatible format.

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By: José Alvarez | April 04, 2014 | 11:30 AM EDT

Editor's note: The following is the third in our series of posts covering a recent panel discussion held at the American Society of International Law's headquarters in Washington, DC.

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The United Nations’ handling of the allegations that its peacekeepers in Haiti are responsible for the largest number of cholera cases and deaths in the world is a public relations as well as public health disaster. Even those likely to be skeptical of mono-causal accounts of mass torts or...

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By: Ira Kurzban, Beatrice Lindstrom, and Shannon Jonsson | April 03, 2014 | 02:45 PM EDT

Editor's note: The following is the second in our series of posts covering a recent panel discussion held at the American Society of International Law's headquarters in Washington, DC. 

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A lawsuit pending in U.S. courts against the United Nations for its responsibility for Haiti’s cholera outbreak is the largest challenge yet to the impunity of the organization, which has thus far refused to comply with its legal obligations to provide a settlement mechanism to the...

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By: Bruce Rashkow | April 02, 2014 | 03:30 PM EDT

Editor’s note: On February 26 of this year, the American Society of International Law, in cooperation with the United Nations Association-National Capital Area, the American Bar Association Section of International Law, and the Washington Foreign Law Society hosted a panel discussion titled “Remedies for Harm Caused by UN Peacekeepers.” The discussion focused generally on misconduct by UN peacekeepers that may result in harm to third parties and specifically on third-party claims in the context of the...

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