Law of the Sea and Maritime Boundaries

ICJ Rules it has Jurisdiction to Adjudicate Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (March 17, 2016)

Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 17, 2016, the International Court of Justice ruled that it had jurisdiction on the basis of Article XXXI of

2016 Annual Meeting

ASIL is pleased to make videos of select sessions from its, 110th Annual Meeting, March 30 - April 2, 2016, available to the public on this page for on-demand viewing.

Videos Include:
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Address by Justice Stephen Breyer

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules on EU Institutional Prerogatives in ITLOS Advisory Opinion

The European Union (EU) is one of the world’s leading fishing powers and is party in its own right to several dozen multilateral, regional, and bilateral agreements on the management and conservation of fisheries, an area of exclusive EU competence under the common fisheries policy. [1]  Absolute clarity regarding the prerogatives of the European institutions in the conduct of the EU’s external representation is therefore of fundamental importance for all concerned with legal proceedings in international courts and tribunals.

Ronán Long

Arbitral Tribunal Orders Russia to Pay Compensation for Seizure of Greenpeace Ship (August 14, 2015)

Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 14, 2015, a tribunal constituted under the United Nations Convention on the Law of th

ITLOS Tribunal Orders Parties to Suspend Domestic Court Proceedings in Italian Marines Case (August 24, 2015)

Caitlin Behles

On August 24, 2015, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issued