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 The Question

Doctrinal thoughts on a doctrinal approach to the problem of diversity in International Law. Revisiting Anthea Roberts’ Is International Law International? and Comparative International Law

Introduced by Maurizio Arcari and Paolo Palchetti

  One of the most interesting trends of the recently published literature on international law is the increasing attention paid to the role and place of legal scholars in the context of the international legal order. In parallel with legal analyses concerned with the growing influence exerted by technical ‘experts’...

Is International Law International? Exploring its normative underpinnings

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  Andrea Carcano on Oct 31, 2018

Uses and possible misuses of a Comparative International Law approach

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 The Question

The relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem and the obligation of non-recognition in international law

by Maurizio Arcari

1. Introduction 

On 14 May 2018, on the day the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel was celebrated, the new United States (US) embassy to Israel in Jerusalem was solemnly inaugurated.[1] This event followed the Proclamation issued on 6 December 2017 by the US President Donald...
  Emanuel Castellarin on May 31, 2018

Le déplacement à Jérusalem de l’ambassade des Etats-Unis en Israël: questions autour de l’obligation de non-reconnaissance

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  Anne Lagerwall on Jul 21, 2018

Non recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: A condition for international law to remain a relevant framework?

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 The Question

The Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Chagos Archipelago: An anticipatory analysis (Part I, II & III)

Introduced by Thomas Burri*, Lucas Carlos Lima, Loris Marotti, Irini Papanicolopulu, Peter Sand**

  Advisory opinions rendered by the International Court of Justice (ICJ or Court) can greatly contribute to the clarification and the development of international law on account of different factors, such as the purview of the issues at stake, the...
  David Snoxell on Nov 30, 2018

An ICJ Advisory Opinion, basis for a negotiated settlement on the issues concerning the future of the Chagos Islanders and of the British Indian Ocean Territory

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  Zeno Crespi Reghizzi on Nov 30, 2018

La juridiction consultative à l’épreuve du principe consensuel: l’affaire des Effets juridiques de la séparation de l’archipel des Chagos de Maurice en 1965

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  Peter H. Sand on Dec 30, 2018

The British Indian Ocean Territory: International legal black hole?

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  Jamie Trinidad on Dec 30, 2018

Self-Determination and territorial integrity in the Chagos Advisory Proceedings: Potential broader ramifications

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  Sue Farran on Dec 30, 2018

Chagos and the ICJ – The Marine Protected Area

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  Kinnari Bhatt on Dec 30, 2018

Chagos: A Chance for the ICJ to do more for advancing human rights through the rule of law?

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  Thomas Burri on Jan 31, 2019

Two points for the International Court of Justice in Chagos: Take the case, all of it – It is a human rights case

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  Johannes Hendrik Fahner on Jan 31, 2019

Déjà Vu in The Hague – the relevance of the Chagos arbitral award to the proceedings before the ICJ

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  Ursa Demsar et al. on Jan 31, 2019

The concept of duress in the world of decolonization

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  Antoni Pigrau on Jan 31, 2019

Reflections on the effectiveness of peremptory norms and erga omnes obligations before international tribunals…

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  James Summers on Jan 31, 2019

Decolonisation revisited and the obligation not to divide a Non-Self-Governing Territory

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  Julia Wagner on Jan 31, 2019

The Chagos request and the role of the consent principle in the ICJ’s advisory jurisdiction, or: What to do when opportunity knocks

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