International Law in Brief

Two New Reports on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering issued by CoE

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 18, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (COE) anti-corruption body (GRECO) released an

Ninth Circuit Rejects Death Row Inmate's use of IACHR Recommendations to Stay His Execution

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On August 23, 2020, the U.S.

ITLOS Elects Seven Members

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Seven members have been elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) by the states parties to the U.N.

Canadian Government Appeals Safe Third Country Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Government of Canada has appealed against the July 22 decision of the Federal Court of Canada in Canadian Council for Refugees v.

Lebanon Tribunal Unanimously Finds Ayyash Guilty of 2005 Attack on Former Prime Minister

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On August 18, 2020, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon pronounced its j

EU-U.S. Joint Statement on EU Court Decision in Schrems II

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

A joint press statement has been issued by th

Brazil Supreme Court Ratifies Injunction to Protect Indigenous People From COVID-19

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 5, 2020, the Plenary of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court voted in favor of an injunction that requires “the federal government to adopt measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 in th

Commission on Unalienable Rights Publishes Draft Report

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Poland Announces Plans to Withdraw from Istanbul Convention

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

Australia Rejects China’s Claims in South China Sea

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On July 23, 2020, Australia submitted a letter to th