International Law in Brief

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

U.S.-EU Joint Statement on Justice and Home Affairs

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 11, 2019, the United States and the European Union gathered in Washington for their twice-annual meeting to discuss priorities in the field of Justice and Home Affairs.

New European Rules on the Protection of Whistleblowers Finalized

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

ICC Prosecutor Releases Report on Preliminary Examination Activities

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 5, 2019, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) published its annual

President Trump Signs Hong Kong Human Rights Act

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Also over Thanksgiving week, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, President Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and D

ECtHR Rules Bulgarian Military Court Not Sufficiently Independent to Try Civilian-Involved Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 28, 2019, a Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) unanimously held in Mustafa v.

ECtHR Holds No Art. 5 Violation for Migrants Who Could Have Left Detention Area

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 21, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights announced its judgment i

Lengthy Detention in Airport Transit Zone in Moscow Violates ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 21, 2019, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued its judgment in