Foreign Policy and International Law

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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UN Security Council Passes Resolution Strengthening Sanctions Against North Korea (August 5, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On August 5, 2017, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2371, which strengthened the sanctions

European Court of Justice Rules EU Cannot Conclude Free Trade Agreement with Singapore Alone (May 16, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On May 16, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union

U.S. Supreme Court Rules FSIA Expropriation Exception Applies Only if Property is Taken in Violation of International Law (May 1, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Venezuela v.

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WILIG Luncheon

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Amy Flick

The Prominent Woman in International Law Award is awarded annually by the Women in International Law Interest Group in recognition of a woman recipient’s contribution to the development o