Disaster Law

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

Covid-19: Just Disastrous or the Disaster Itself? Applying the ILC Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters to the Covid-19 Outbreak

As of April 18, 2020, Covid-19, designated as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), infected more than 2 million persons.[1] This dramatic increase in the number of cases since the first reported case on December 31, 2019, sparked a range of responses from various public and private actors.

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Volume: 
24
Issue: 
6
Author: 
Alp Ozturk
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U.K. Court Rule Nigerians Can't Sue Shell in U.K. for Oil Spills (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the U.K.

UN Adopts Agreement on Disaster Risk Reduction (March 18, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On March 18, 2015, 187 United Nations member states adopted the “Sendai