International Law in Brief

International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Released Its Strategic Plan for 2019–2021 (July 17, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On July 17, 2019, the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) released its

European Court of Human Rights Released Judgment in Romeo Castaño v. Belgium Case Holding Belgium Failed to Uphold Obligations Under Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights (July 9, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On July 9, 2019, the Second Section of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) released its judgment in the

ITLOS Issued Provisional Measures Order Regarding Motor Tanker Flying Swiss Flag Seized by Nigeria (July 6, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On July 6, 2019, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issued a

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Releases New Report, "Climate Change and Land" (August 8, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On August 8, 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change, released a new special report,

U.S. Army and Marine Corps Released "The Commander's Handbook on the Law of Land Warfare" (August 7, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On August 7, 2019, the U.S.

ICJ Rules Pakistan Breached Obligations Under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations in Connection with Detention of Indian National (July 17, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On July 17, 2019, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) rendered its final judgment in the

ICC Convicts Bosco Ntaganda of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity Committed in the DRC (July 8, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 8, 2019, Trial Chamber IV of the International Criminal Court found Bosco Ntaganda guilty of eighteen cou

ICC Releases Written Reasons for Oral Decision to Acquit Gbagbo and Blé Goud in January (July 16, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 16, 2019, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court released its written decision in the case o

U.K. High Court Rules Against Civil Liberties Group in Bulk Hacking Case (July 29, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 29, 2019, the U.K.

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Rules Forced Pregnancy Violated Woman’s Rights (March 28, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 28, 2019, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights released its decision that Italy violated a wom