International Law in Brief

RSCSL Decides Gbao is Eligible for Consideration for Early Release

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 10, 2020, the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone decided that Augustine Gbao is e

UN Human Rights Committee Decides Katyn Massacre Case Time-Barred

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 7, 2020, the U.N.

OAS Statement on Situation in Venezuela and Jan. 5th Election

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 5, 2010, the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) issued a st

UNCLOS Tribunal Awards Reparations in Malta v. São Tomé and Principe Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 18, 2019, the UNCLOS Article VII Tribunal ordered São Tomé to pay compensation to Malta in the (approximate) amount of 13,051,507.61 USD (not counting post-award interest) in the

D.C. Circuit Decides Its First Child Abduction Convention Appeal

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 27, 2019, the D.C.

ECCC Publishes Its Considerations on Conflicting Closing Orders in Case 004/2

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 19, 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) released its Considerations on Appeals Against Closing Orders in

Dutch Supreme Court Rules Netherlands Must Reduce Emissions

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 20, 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court (Hoge Raad) ordered the Dutch Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by twenty-five percent by the end of 2020 in its judgment in 

CJEU Interprets Meaning of "Accident" in Montreal Convention 1999

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 19, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its

Privileges and Immunities Attach to MEP at Point of Declaration of Election Results Says EU Court

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held in a judgment (currently available only in

Council of Europe Adopts Recommendation on Guardianship for Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 11, 2019, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a Recommend