International Law in Brief

Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor's Office Makes First War Crimes Arrest

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 24, 2020, the Prosecutor's Office of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers announced

ICJ Arranges for Expert Opinion on Reparations in DRC v. Uganda

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 22, 2020, the International Court of Justice announced that it intends to obtain an expert opinion under Article 67(1) of the Court's Rules, in the case concerning Armed Activities on

RSCSL Grants Gbao Conditional Early Release with Three-Month Delay

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 8, 2020, the President of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone granted August

First CJEU Decision on Net Neutrality

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 15, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) interpreted for the first time

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Dismisses Motion Regarding Jurisdiction in Second Ayyash Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 10, 2020, Trial Chamber II of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon released a

Former Lebanese Officials Sanctioned by Office of Foreign Assets Control

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 8, 2020, Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil (former Lebanese government officials) were sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) “pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.)

EU Court Rules Int’l Org Immunity Does Not Automatically Preclude Application of Brussels Ibis Regulation

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 3, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in

CoE Committee of Ministers Reviews Implementation of ECtHR Decisions

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 4, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Committee of Ministers released “[t]he latest case-by-case decisions on the implementation of judgments and decisions from the European Court of

Canada and Netherlands to Intervene in ICJ Gambia v. Myanmar Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 2, 2020, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands issued a joint

Two New Reports on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering issued by CoE

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 18, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (COE) anti-corruption body (GRECO) released an