International Law in Brief

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

U.N. Security Council Adopts Presidential Statement on Guinea-Bissau

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 4, 2019, The United Nations Security Council adopted Presidential Statement No. 13 on Guinea-Bissau.

ICSID Publishes Award in CMC v. Mozambique

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) published the awa

ICJ 2018-19 Annual Report Published

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) published its 2018-19 Annual Report on October 30, 2019.

German Public Prosectuor Indicts Two Syrian Nationals with Crimes Against Humanity

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The German Public Prosecutor's office announced [in German] on October 29, 2019, that it has filed charg

U.S. Announces New Humanitarian Mechanism for Iran

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On October 25, 2019, the U.S.