International Law in Brief

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Ending Sanctions on Eritrea (November 14, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 14, 2018, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, lifted the arms embargo, trav

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of UN Force Interim Security Force in Abyei (November 15, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 15, 2018, the United Nations Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abye

Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal Convicts Two for Cambodian Genocide Crimes (November 16, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 16, 2018, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia delivered its

U.S. Re-imposes Sanctions on Iran (November 5, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 5, 2018, the United States re-imposed all sanctions on Iran that had been lifted or waived under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

UN Releases Report Documenting Mass Graves in Iraqi Areas Formerly Controlled by ISIL (November 6, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On November 6, 2018, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released a joint

U.S. Federal Judge Sentences Syrian Man to Life in Prison for Bomb Construction in Iraq (November 7, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 7, 2018, Senior U.S. District Judge Roslyn O.

European Court of Justice Rules Taste of Food Cannot be Copyrighted (November 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 13, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in

UN Human Rights Committee Rules France Violated Rights of Women for Fines for Wearing Niqab (October 23, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 23, 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee, the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), issued decision

Scottish Court Refers Brexit Question to Court of Justice of the European Union (September 21, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 21, 2018, the highest court in Scotland, the Court of Session,

U.S., Mexico, and Canada Reach Agreement on Renegotiation of NAFTA (September 30, 2018)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico, and Canada reached an agreement in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) called the