International Law in Brief

U.S. Supreme Court Interprets New York Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court published its opinion in GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS v.

U.S. Supreme Court Permits Review of CAT Relief in Appellate Courts

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court published its opinion in Nasrallah v. Barr.

Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from WHO

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, May 29, 2020, President Trump announced that as of that date, the U.S. relationgship with the World Health Organization (WHO) is terminated.

ECtHR Issues Advisory Opinion to Armenia on Non-Retroactivity and Legislation by Reference

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 29, 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published an advisory opinion to the Constitutional Court of Armenia on retroactive application of law and whether references to specific article

Court of Appeals Upholds GE and TEPCO Motions to Dismiss in Fukushima Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 22, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in

U.S. Secretary of State Declares Hong Kong No Longer Autonomous from China

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, declared to Congress that the State Department no longer considers that Hong Kong is sufficiently autonomous from China.

Engel and Smith Cite Violation of Section 1234 of NDAA in Letter Opposing Treaty Withdrawal

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 22, 2020, Eliot L.

Iran-United States Claims Tribunal Awards USD 29 Million to Iran

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal released a

ECtHR Publishes “Constitutional Matters” Factsheet

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

In May 2020, the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights published a Thematic Factsheet entitled “

CJEU Decides on Afghan/Iranian Asylum Seekers’ Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 14, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Joined Cases C-924/19 PPU