Foreign Policy and International Law

4th Circuit: UK Arbitral Tribunal is a Foreign Tribunal under 28 U.S.C. 1782

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 30, 2020, the U.S.

Canadian Supreme Court Permits Suit in Customary Int'l Law Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 28, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada published its decision on jurisdiction in

2019 Midyear Meeting - Keynote Concluding Remarks

At the Society's November 2019 Midyear Meeting, Blanca Montejo, United Nations Security Council Affairs Division presented a keynote address at the end of the Practitioners’ Forum which provided an overview of the work of the U.N. Security Council and its positive impact on international law. Her poignant comments were worth sharing with those who could not be at the meeting. An updated version of her speech follows.

EU Commission Opposes US Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Citing International Law

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The European Union Commission has responded to U.S.

United Kingdom Set to Withdraw from the European Union on January 31

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Three and a half years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is set to withdraw formally on January 31, 2020, at 11 p.m. (U.K. time).

Lingering Gulf Dispute Gives Rise to Multi-Forum Legal Proceedings

Accusations of foreign interference in domestic affairs was a dominant theme throughout the 2010s. This was no less true in the Persian Gulf. Beginning in 2013, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain charged neighboring Qatar with meddling in their internal affairs and other infractions to their sovereignty. But what began as a quiet disagreement among allies burst onto global headlines when in 2017 the four countries abruptly terminated their diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar.

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24
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1
Author: 
Craig D. Gaver
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U.S.-EU Joint Statement on Justice and Home Affairs

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 11, 2019, the United States and the European Union gathered in Washington for their twice-annual meeting to discuss priorities in the field of Justice and Home Affairs.