Territorial Disputes

Supreme Court of Canada Rules for First Nations in Land Development Suit (December 1, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v.

The Catalan Referendum on Independence: A Constitutional Conundrum

The consequences of the referendum on independence, held in Catalonia on October 1, 2017, have given rise to a broad debate and are still to be assessed in their entirety. In fact, the vote was just the last of a decade-long series of moves by the Catalan government and parliament, and counter-moves on the Spanish side,[1] putting the Spanish democracy and all of its branches of government under stress as never before in its recent history.

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Volume: 
21
Issue: 
16
Author: 
Sabrina Ragone
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International Court of Justice Rules It Has Jurisdiction over Kenya-Somalia Border Dispute (February 2, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 2, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on preliminary objections in Maritime Delimit

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on the Reunification of Cyprus (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the United Nations Security Council issued a resolution regarding the efforts

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.

Dutch Court Rules Crimean Artifacts to Be Returned to Ukraine (December 14, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath