Foreign Policy and International Law

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Congress did not Exceed Powers in Allowing Terror Victims Access to Iranian Funds (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, The U.S.

United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf Rules Falklands Islands are in Argentina’s Waters (March 28, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 29, 2016, the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) issued a report finding that the Falkland Islands are located in Argentina’s territorial waters.

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Human Rights Cities

Author: 
Kirsteen Shields

Professor Tara Melish, SUNY Buffalo Law School, introduced the human rights cities movement as giving local definition and embodiment to human rights.

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Shifting Rules for Intelligence in International Law

Author: 
Rachel E. VanLandingham
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Grotius Lecture: The Challenges to International Law in the 21st Century

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Amy Porges
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The Classification of Torture and the Continuing Impact of 9/11

Author: 
Rachel E. VanLandingham

The moderator, Alka Pradhan, Guantanamo Bay Military Commissions, U.S.

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U.S. and International Perspectives on the New U.S. Department of Defense Law of War Manual

Author: 
Ryan Harrington