International Law in Brief

U.S. Announces Withdrawal from Cold War Nuclear Arms Control Treaty with Russia (February 1, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 1, 2019, U.S.

UN Security Council Extends Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (January 30, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 30, 2019, the UN Security Council passed a resolution through which it extended the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFI

European Court of Justice Rules U.K. Must Accept Asylum Applicants Until Brexit is Final (January 23, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 23, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union

European Court of Human Rights Orders Italy to Compensate Amanda Knox for Human Rights Violations (January 24, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 24, 2019, the European Court of Human Rights ruled (available in French) in Knox v.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Against Use of Sharia Law in Inheritance Dispute (December 19, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 19, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Molla Sali v.

UN Security Council Establishes Special Political Mission to Support Ceasefire in Yemen (January 16, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 16, 2019, the UN Security Council passed a resolution in which it created a Special Political Mission, the United Nations

ICC Acquits Ivoirians Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé of Crimes Against Humanity (January 15, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 15, 2019, the Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbagbo and Cha

U.K. House of Commons Rejects Brexit Deal (January 15, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 15, 2019, the U.K.

Parties to Yemen Conflict Agree on Ceasefire (December 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 13, 2018, parties to the conflict in Yemen met in Sweden and agreed on a set of first steps toward finding a political solution to the conflict, setting them out in the

Hague Court Upholds Judgment that Dutch Government Must Improve Greenhouse Emissions Reductions (October 9, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 9, 2018, The Hague Court of Appeal upheld a