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The TPP's Contribution to Public International Law

On November 5, 2015, the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),[1] a trade and investment agreement among twelve Pacific nations, was, after a long wait, officially released to the public. The TPP is expected to have a significant impact on global trade and investment, as it brings greater economic integration to a  diverse set of countries (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam), who together account for almost 40% of global GDP.

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Simon Lester
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Human Rights Council Resolutions 26/9 and 26/22: Towards Corporate Accountability?

On June 26, 2014, the Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted resolution 26/9, establishing an intergovernmental working group mandated to “elaborate an international legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises.”[1]  Yet one day later, the HRC adopted resolution 26/22.

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Nicole R. Tuttle
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Ethical Issues in International Law Practice

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Z.J. Jennifer Lim

On April 11, the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting held a session exploring ethical issues in a variety of international law-related settings.  The session was moderated by Dr. Zach Kaufman, a U.S.

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#int_law @social_media

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Amy Porges

On April 10, an engaged and twittering audience listened to four experts talk about how they use social media to listen to and generate conversations about international law on t

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The U.S. Role in Preserving Global Security

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Bruce Zagaris

Rosa Brooks, Georgetown University Law Center, moderated a program on The U.S.