International Law in Brief

I.C.C. Authorizes Investigation into Afghanistan

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 5, 2020, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously authorized the Prosec

U.N. Security Council Ombudsperson Publishes 18th Report on De-listing

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

A report on requests for de-listing from the U.N.

Canadian Supreme Court Permits Suit in Customary Int'l Law Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 28, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada published its decision on jurisdiction in

UK Court Uses Int'l Environmental Law to Declare Airport Expansion Unlawful

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 27, 2020, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales (Civil Division) issued its judgment in Plan B Earth v.

U.S. Supreme Court Interprets "Habitual Residence" Under Hague Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 25, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its judgment in Monasky v.

U.S. Supreme Court: No Civil Rights Cases in U.S. Courts by Foreign Nationals

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 25, 2020, the U.S.

ICC Dismisses Al Hassan Appeal of Admissibility Ruling

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 19, 2020, the International Criminal Court (ICC) dismissed the appeal of Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz against the Court's September 27, 2019,

UN Publishes Guidance for Mediators to Protect Children During Armed Conflict

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict published on February 18, 2020, "

Eur. Ct. H.R. Sides with Spain on Collective Expulsion Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 13, 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) announced its decision in N.D.

UK Supreme Court Declines to Align False Imprisonment Law with ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 12, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (UK) issued its judgment in R (Jalloh)