Energy and Natural Resources

Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.: The Supreme Court Makes It Harder to Bring Claims Against Foreign Sovereigns in U.S. Courts

On May 1, 2017, as the United States Supreme Court delivered its decisions on many of the term’s divisive questions, a unanimous opinion in Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela v. Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.[1]slipped through the headlines largely unnoticed.

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21
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10
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Daniel Mandell
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International Law and the Trump Administration: Global Engagement on Environmental Law

Author: 
Gabriela Femenia

Moderator: Paul Joffe (World Resources Institute)

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Adjudicating International Environmental Disputes: Lessons from Recent Jurisprudence

Author: 
Soňa Ondrášiková

This panel brought together jurists with an impressive level of expertise, who discussed the recent development of case-law in the field of international environmental law.

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The Emerging Law of Energy Transition

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Ahmad Shah Katawazai

On Friday, April 14, 2017, in an interesting panel on the Emerging Law of Energy Transition moderated by Hari Osofsky and Jacqueline Peel, participants Elliot Diringer, Deepa Badrinarayana and Myle

U.K. Court Rule Nigerians Can't Sue Shell in U.K. for Oil Spills (January 26, 2017)

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Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the U.K.

Paris Agreement on Climate Change Mitigation Enters into Force (November 4, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 4, 2016, the Paris Agreement on climate change

ICJ Rejects Jurisdiction in Marshall Islands Nuclear Disarmament Cases (October 5, 2016).

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Eric A. Heath

On October 5, 2016, the International Court of Justice ruled that it did not have jurisdiction over three separate but substantively similar cases between the Marshall Islands and

WTO Appellate Body Issues Report in Dispute Between India and the U.S. over Solar Technology (September 16, 2016)

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Eric A. Heath

On September 16, 2016, the Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued its