Law of the Sea and Maritime Boundaries

ITLOS Allows Mauritius-Maldives Bounday Dispute to Proceed

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On January 28, 2021, a Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) held that it has jurisdiction over the boundary dispute between Mauritius and Maldives.

Text of New U.S. Treaties and Agreements Published

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The U.S. Department of State has published the text of three agreements which entered into force at the end of 2020.

Addressing the Law of the Sea Challenges of Sea-Level Rise

The Society's 114th Annual Meeting—and first Virtual Annual Meeting—took place June 25–26, 2020. The 2020 Annual Meeting theme, "The Promise of International Law," was an opportunity to reflect on the successes and failures of international law, while reaffirming our commitment to achieving its promise of a more just and peaceful world.

ITLOS Elects Seven Members

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Seven members have been elected to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) by the states parties to the U.N.

Australia Rejects China’s Claims in South China Sea

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On July 23, 2020, Australia submitted a letter to th

U.S. Announces Position on South China Sea Maritime Claims

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

PCA Releases Award in Enrica Lexie Incident Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger