Environment

The Responsibility to Protect Haiti

Introduction

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14
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7
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Linda A. Malone
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The WTO Seal Products Dispute: A Preview of the Key Legal Issues

Introduction

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14
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2
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Simon Lester
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Who’s Going to Copenhagen?: The Rise of Civil Society in International Treaty-Making

The Climate in Copenhagen

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13
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25
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Anna Spain
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International Law Commission Adopts Draft Articles of a Transboundary Aquifers Convention

Introduction

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12
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18
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Kerstin Mechlem
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The Bali Climate Change Conference

The Bali Roadmap marks a milestone in the process of international consensus building, setting forth a multilateral legal framework to address climate change. Delegates at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali (Dec. 3-15 2007) launched a two-year process with a comprehensive agenda and 2009 deadline to complete negotiations for a post-2012 agreement.

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12
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4
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Elizabeth Burleson
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Russia's Claim in the Arctic and the Vexing Issue of Ridges in UNCLOS

On August 2, 2007, Russian explorers in a submersible planted their national flag on the seabed below the North Pole in symbolic support of Russia's 2001 claim relating to its extended continental shelf. This claim was first made on December 20, 2001 in the context of Russia's submission to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) in accordance with Article 76(8) of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

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11
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27
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Marc Benitah
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WTO Panel decision in Brazil - Tyres supports safeguarding environmental values

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11
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23
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Julia Qin
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U.S. Supreme Court, Greenhouse Gas Regulation and Foreign Policy Considerations

In time for Earth Day, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the well-publicized case, Massachusetts v.

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11
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13
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Cymie R. Payne
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Indonesia's Decision to Withhold Influenza Virus Samples from the World Health Organization: Implications for International Law

In February 2007, international media reported that Indonesia had decided not to continue to share with the World Health Organization (WHO) samples of avian influenza A (H5N1) strains appearing in Indonesia. Instead, Indonesia decided to pursue a commercial arrangement with a pharmaceutical company, which would use the samples to develop an avian influenza vaccine for Indonesia.

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11
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4
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David P. Fidler
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