International Law in Brief

ACERWC Issues Decision on Tanzania's Policy of Expulsion of Pregnant Girls

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 15, 2022, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC or the Committee)

Russia No Longer Party to ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

As of September 16, 2022, the Russian Federation is no longer a High Contracting Party to the European Convention on Human Rights.

Germany is Fifth State to Intervene in Ukraine v. Russia at ICJ

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 2, Germany became the fifth state to file a declaration of interventio

UN: Access to Clean and Healthy Environment is Universal Human Right

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Thursday, July 28, the U.N.

ICJ Delivers Judgment on Preliminary Objections in The Gambia v. Myanmar

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, July 22, 2022, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its Judgme

UK Sup Ct: No Diplomatic Immunity from Modern Slavery Suits

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On July 6, 2022, the UK Supreme Court ruled that diplomats cannot evade Modern Slavery Act allegatio

WTO Agrees IP Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 17, 2022, at the twelfth session of the WTO Ministerial Conference held in Geneva, the Ministerial Conference agreed on an

ECtHR Halts UK Deporations to Rwanda under New Agreement

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 13, the European Court of Human Rights granted an urgent interim measure that has halted deportatio

SCOTUS Narrows Foreign Discovery Statute

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its judgment in ZF Automotive U.S. Inc. et al. v.

EU-US-UK Establish Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group for Ukraine

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On May 25, 2022, the U.S.