Middle East and North Africa

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Croatia is Responsible for Asylum Applicants who Entered Without Visas (July 26, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On July 26, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in

The U.S. Airstrike After the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria: National Interest, Humanitarian Intervention, or Enforcement Against War Crimes?

The chemical attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, reported on April 4, 2017, produced 86 deaths and more than 300 injuries according to the initial reports.[1] The Fact-Finding Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was able to deploy in less than twenty-four hours, and later confirmed the incident,[2] even though Syria “categorically reject[ed] the false accusations and allegations of the Syrian Arab Army’s use of toxic chemical substances a

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21
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8
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Mika Hayashi
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The Future of International Criminal Justice

Author: 
Jasmine Rayée

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Late Breaking Session: Missile Strikes Against Syria

Author: 
Rachel E. VanLandingham

Moderator Catherine Powell, Fordham University School of Law

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Late Breaking Session *reminder*

Author: 
Kristina J. Alayan

A late-breaking panel has been added to this year's impressive programs: "Missile Strikes against Syria".  The session takes place soon (from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in Columbia B).

Federal Judge in Virginia Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Administration’s Travel Ban (February 13, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 13, 2017, a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, issued a preliminary injunction

The United Kingdom, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Targeted Killings

Unlike in the United States, in the United Kingdom the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) for targeted killings has generally been “under the radar” due to the British government’s longstanding refusal to admit that any such policy exists.

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21
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3
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David Turns
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Trump Administration Issues Travel Ban for Certain Countries; Courts Issue Injunctions (January 27, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 27, 2017, the President Donald Trump signed an executive order tempo

Egyptian Court Halts Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia (January 16, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 16, 2017, the High Administrative Court of Egypt blocked the transfer of two uninhabited Egyptian islands in the Red Sea, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia.

U.S. Congress Votes to Extend Sanctions on Iran for Ten Years (December 1, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 1, 2016, the U.S.