Author Archives: Ben Heath

Louis Henkin in JILP

In memory of Louis Henkin, who died last month in New York, I recently took to the archives, to see whether any of his work had found its way into the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics.  While Henkin’s … Continue reading

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Waldron on Vagueness, the Rule of Law, and Torture

This week, Professor Lawrence Solum’s Legal Theory Blog features Vagueness and the Guidance of Action by Jeremy Waldron (NYU Law).  The paper is relevant to this blog not only for its general discussion on rule of law values, but also … Continue reading

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Video from Arctic Symposium

NYU Law has posted video of our Oct. 22 symposium on “International Law and Environmental Protection in a Melting Arctic.”  Below is the keynote address, given by Peter Taksoe-Jensen, Danish Ambassador to the United States.  The Ambassador’s speech begins at … Continue reading

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Center for Human Rights Reports on Foreign Land Deals

JILP staff Lauren DeMartini and Sylwia Wewiora have contributed to a recent report by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice on Foreign Land Deals and Human Rights.  The report was developed in support of the mandate of the … Continue reading

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Law, Justice, and Development Week: Nov. 8-9 in DC

NYU Law Professors Jose Alvarez, Kevin Davis, Benedict Kingsbury, and Richard Stewart will speak at the World Bank’s Law, Justice, and Development Week on Nov. 8 and 9 in Washington, D.C.  The full agenda is here.  Professor Stewart will speak … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cipriani’s Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

This installment in our ongoing series of book reviews looks at Children’s Rights and the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility by Don Cipriani. Michael Gigante’s review takes a critical eye towards the arguments Cipriani advances in favor of requiring all … Continue reading

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Lewis Wins Cohen Prize for Article on Exclusionary Rule

JILP has awarded the Jerome A. Cohen Prize for International Law and East Asia to Professor Margaret Lewis (Seton Hall) for her article Controlling Abuse to Maintain Control: The Exclusionary Rule in China. The abstract: In July 2010, the People’s … Continue reading

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Arato on European Federalism and the Lisbon Judgment of the German Constitutional Court

JILP’s own Julian Arato has published a comment on EJIL Talk titled “A Preemptive Strike Against European Federalism: The Decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht Concerning the Treaty of Lisbon.”  Julian summarizes his argument as follows: On first reading the 2009 Lisbon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Re-Envisioning Sovereignty: The End of Westphalia?

In this edition of our ongoing series of book reviews, Paul Mignano presents a critical but ultimately favorable take on Re-Envisioning Sovereignty: The End of Westphalia?, a collection of interdisciplinary essays discussing the concept of sovereignty. By Paul Mignano For a … Continue reading

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New Issue: The Privatization of Development Assistance

We are pleased to announce that the Summer 2010 issue of the Journal of International Politics is now available online.  The issue contains the contents of our 2009 symposium on the Privatization of Development Assistance, which included the following papers: … Continue reading

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