International Law in Brief

U.S. Secretary of State Announces that Israeli Settlements in West Bank Do Not Violate International Law

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 18, 2019, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the reversal of a longstanding U.S. policy holding Israeli settlements on the West Bank to be unlawful under international law.

ICC Authorizes Investigation into Situation in Bangladesh/Myanmar

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 14, 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced its decision to a

ICSID Issues Award Against Hungary for Expropriation without Compensation

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 13, 2019, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) rendered its award in the case of

UK Supreme Court Interprets Domestic Law Implementing UNCAT

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 13, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom issued its judgment in

EU Court Rules for First Time on Scope of State Power to Reduce or Withdraw Material Reception Conditions

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 12, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (C.J.E.U.) ruled for the first time on the scope of EU member states' right to reduce or withhold material rece

ICJ has Jurisdiction Over Ukraine Case Against Russia Concerning CERD and Financing of Terrorism Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 8, 2019, the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) found that it has jurisdiction to hear claims made by Ukraine agai

Court of Justice of the EU Increases Public Access to Judicial Documents

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Court of Justice of the European Union (C.J.E.U.) announced on November 7, 2019, the opening up access to document

ICC Sentences Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years' imprisonment

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 7, 2019, the International Criminal Court's Trial Chamber VI sentenced Bosco Ntaganda to 30 years in prison in connection with his July 8, 2019, conviction of war crimes and crimes agai

C.J.E.U. Finds Against Poland's Lowering of Judges' Age of Retirement

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 5, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (C.J.E.U.) held in Case C-192/18 Commission v.

U.S. Submits Notification of Withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 4, 2019, the United States officially submitted its notice to the United Nations that it intends to withdraw from the