International Law in Brief

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 

OAS Permanent Council Approves Resolution on the "Situation in Bolivia"

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 20, 2019, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved a

Council of Europe CPT Publishes Report on Estonia

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 19, 2019, the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published the report from its September/October 2017 pe

EU Court Issues Preliminary Ruling on Independence of Disciplinary Chamber of Polish Supreme Court

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 19, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (C.J.E.U.) issued its

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