International Law in Brief

Dept. of Defense Publishes Law of War Directive

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The U.S.

Security Council Adopts Resolution on Cessation of Hostilities during Pandemic

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On July 1, 2020, the U.N.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Addresses Global Systemic Racism and Policing

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

Venice Commission Publishes Opinion on Draft Russian Legislation Dealing with International Obligations

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 18, 2020, the Council of Europe's Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) published its

U.S. Sanctions ICC Employees over Afghanistan Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 11, 2020, the Trump administration announced a series of sanctions against employees of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

DC Court Asked to Compel Facebook to Release Info in ICJ Myanmar Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Reuters

Council of Europe Anti-Corruption Group Publishes Annual Report

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 3, 2020, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body, published its

China Releases Decision Addressing National Security Concerns in Hong Kong

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 29, 2020, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) released a decision tha

U.S. Supreme Court Interprets New York Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court published its opinion in GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS v.

U.S. Supreme Court Permits Review of CAT Relief in Appellate Courts

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court published its opinion in Nasrallah v. Barr.