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UN Human Rights Council Adopts Thirty-Two Resolutions at its Twenty-Seventh Session (September 26, 2014)

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Caitlin Behles

On September 26, 2014, the UN Human Rights Council (the Council) concluded its twenty-seventh session, having adopted thirty-two resolutions on a variety of issues.  According to a

Arms Trade Treaty to Enter into Force with 50th Ratification (September 28, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

On September 28, 2014, eight states ratified the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), bringing the total

Recent Jurisprudence Addressing Maritime Delimitation Beyond 200 Nautical Miles from the Coast

The past two-and-a-half years have witnessed considerable development in the international law of maritime boundary delimitation.[1]  In particular, this brief period has seen the historic emergence of jurisprudence addressing delimitation of a state’s maritime entitlements located beyond 200 nautical miles (M) from the state’s coastal baselines.  In a string of recent disputes involving maritime jurisdiction in the Bay of Bengal, the Caribbean Sea, and the Pacific Ocean, international courts and tribunals—including the Internation

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David P. Riesenberg
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Annex VII Arbitral Tribunal Delimits Maritime Boundary Between Bangladesh and India in the Bay of Bengal

On July 7, 2014, an arbitral tribunal established under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) delivered its award in the Dispute concerning the Maritime Boundary between Bangladesh and India (Bangladesh v.

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Naomi Burke
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UN Releases Guidelines for Child Online Protection (September 5, 2014)

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Nicole R. Tuttle

On September 5, 2014, United Nations agencies and partners of the Child Online Protection Initiative released new guidelines entitled, “

UN Secretary-General Urges Renewed Commitment to World Free of Nuclear Weapons (August 29, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On August 29, 2014, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a renewed commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons and nuclear tests.

WTO Panel Rules Against Argentina in Import Restrictions Decision (August 22, 2014)

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Caitlin Behles

On August 22, 2014, an independent panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against Argentina i