Use of Force, and International Humanitarian Law

U.S. Sanctions ICC Employees over Afghanistan Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 11, 2020, the Trump administration announced a series of sanctions against employees of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Engel and Smith Cite Violation of Section 1234 of NDAA in Letter Opposing Treaty Withdrawal

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 22, 2020, Eliot L.

2019 Midyear Meeting - Keynote Concluding Remarks

At the Society's November 2019 Midyear Meeting, Blanca Montejo, United Nations Security Council Affairs Division presented a keynote address at the end of the Practitioners’ Forum which provided an overview of the work of the U.N. Security Council and its positive impact on international law. Her poignant comments were worth sharing with those who could not be at the meeting. An updated version of her speech follows.

UN Publishes Guidance for Mediators to Protect Children During Armed Conflict

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict published on February 18, 2020, "

Eur. Ct. H.R. Sides with Spain on Collective Expulsion Case

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 13, 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) announced its decision in N.D.

UK Supreme Court Interprets Domestic Law Implementing UNCAT

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On November 13, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom issued its judgment in

U.S. Announces New Humanitarian Mechanism for Iran

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On October 25, 2019, the U.S.