International Law in Brief

UN Publishes Guidance for Mediators to Protect Children During Armed Conflict

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict published on February 18, 2020, "

Eur. Ct. H.R. Sides with Spain on Collective Expulsion Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 13, 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) announced its decision in N.D.

UK Supreme Court Declines to Align False Imprisonment Law with ECHR

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 12, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (UK) issued its judgment in R (Jalloh)

England & Wales Court Upholds Unexplained Wealth Order against Jailed Wife of Azerbaijani Banker

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 5, 2020, the Court of Appeal of England & Wales upheld an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) granted by the High Court against the wife of Jahangir Hajiyeva, an Azerbaijani banker jaile

EU Commission Opposes US Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Citing International Law

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The European Union Commission has responded to U.S.

Netherlands District Court Rules Benefits Fraud Detection Tool Violates Human Rights

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 5, 2020, the District Court of the Hague in the Netherlands issued a judgment (c

Council of Europe Agrees Checklist for States on Democratic Checks and Balances

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 5, 2020, the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers formally agreed a

U.N. Publishes Third Report on Status of Human Rights Treaty Body System

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) has published its third report on the status of the human rights treaty body system, as

Trump Signs Executive Order on Online Sales of Counterfeit Goods

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, January 31, 2020, President Trump signed an

United Kingdom Set to Withdraw from the European Union on January 31

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Three and a half years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is set to withdraw formally on January 31, 2020, at 11 p.m. (U.K. time).