International Law in Brief

African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights Issues Four Judgments under the Charter

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 27, 2019, the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights announced verdicts in four cases under the

OAS Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs Adopts Resolution on Nicolas Maduro Regime

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 25, 2019, at its 30th meeting, the Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of American States (OAS), adopted a

UK Supreme Court Rules Prime Minister's Suspension of Parliament Unlawful

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 24, 2019, the UK Supreme Court unanimously held in R (Miller) v.

U.N. General Assembly Approves Political Declaration on Health for All

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 23, 2019, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the first Political Declaration on healthcare, titled

The Supreme Court of Portugal Issued a Judgment in the Cofemel v. G-Star Case Regarding Issue of Copyright Protection for "Aesthetic Effects" (September 12, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On September 12, 2019, the Supremo Tribunal de Justiça (Supreme Court, Portugal), issued a

European Court of Human Rights Released Judgment in Pryanishnikov v. Russia case Regarding a Violation of Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (September 10, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On September 10, 2019, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued its

The Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts in Yemen Released Its "Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Yemen" (September 3, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On September 3, 2019, the Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts in Yemen released its “

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Issued Opinion in Elhady v. Kable Regarding the U.S. Government's Terrorist Screening Database (September 4, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On September 4, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a

UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi Released Latest Report Regarding Ongoing Human Rights Violations in Burundi (September 4, 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

On September 4, 2019, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi released its Report, UN Document A/HRC/42/49.

Council of Europe Releases Recommendation Titled "Lives Saved. Rights Protected. Bridging the Protection Gap for Refugees and Migrants in the Mediterranean" (June 2019)

Author: 
Erin K. Lovall

In June 2019, the Council of Europe released its Recommendation regarding the “protection of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants travelling by sea,” titled