International Law in Brief

U.N. Applauds Efforts in Iraq Re: ISIL but Expresses Concern Over Trial Standards

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 28, 2020, the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) published a

ICJ Indicates Provisional Measures in The Gambia v. Myanmar Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 23, 2020, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) indicated provisional measures

Venice Commission Publishes Urgent Opinion on Polish Draft Legislation

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 16, 2020, the Council of Europe's Venice Commission for Democracy Through Law and the

OSCE Publishes Urgent Interim Opinion on Rule of Law Situation in Poland

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 14, 2020, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) published an

RSCSL Decides Gbao is Eligible for Consideration for Early Release

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 10, 2020, the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone decided that Augustine Gbao is e

UN Human Rights Committee Decides Katyn Massacre Case Time-Barred

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 7, 2020, the U.N.

OAS Statement on Situation in Venezuela and Jan. 5th Election

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 5, 2010, the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) issued a st

UNCLOS Tribunal Awards Reparations in Malta v. São Tomé and Principe Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 18, 2019, the UNCLOS Article VII Tribunal ordered São Tomé to pay compensation to Malta in the (approximate) amount of 13,051,507.61 USD (not counting post-award interest) in the

D.C. Circuit Decides Its First Child Abduction Convention Appeal

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 27, 2019, the D.C.

ECCC Publishes Its Considerations on Conflicting Closing Orders in Case 004/2

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 19, 2019, the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) released its Considerations on Appeals Against Closing Orders in