Category Archives: In the News

FDI Moot Team Achieves Success with JILP Members

NYU reached the semi-finals at the 2012 Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot in Boston, Massachusetts.  The Journal of International Law & Politics had four members on the team with Wonjoo Choe, Matthew Delja, Benjamin Guthrie, and Rebecca Shieh participating.  Matthew received … Continue reading

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The European Debt Crisis, continued . . .

On July 16, 2010, when the debt crisis that currently engulfs Europe was still beginning to take shape, I discussed the Implications of European De-Integration for International Law, in a short post on this blog.  In the post, I predicted that … Continue reading

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Prisoners’ voting rights: a success story for the enforceability of the ECHR?

By Emily MacKenzie, NYU School of Law, (LL.M Candidate, 2011) The last week has seen a tense discourse in political and legal circles in the UK centering on prisoners’ voting rights. This discussion in some sense represents the culmination of … 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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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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Alvarez on Opinio Juris

NYU Law Professor Jose Enrique Alvarez will be guest blogging this week over at Opinio Juris.  He uses his first post to outline the broad challenges facing the international investment regime.  From the post: When two of the leading capital … Continue reading

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A Belated Thought on Wikileaks

by Graham Dumas (J.D. Candidate 2011) I am a bit late in writing about the Wikileaks issue, but I would like to propose here a slightly different way of viewing the question through the lens of systems engineering. For a … Continue reading

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The State of China’s Legal Profession

In a report issued this past May, the New York City Bar Association’s Council on International Affairs detailed the findings of a December 2009 mission to Beijing, China. The resulting picture is saddening and complex, and raises important questions. Continue reading

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Cohen on Human Rights in China

On Saturday, the New York Times published an interview with NYU Professor Jerome A. Cohen regarding legal developments in China and the country’s human rights record.  From the interview: “There are now some 200,000 judges, close to 180,000 prosecutors, roughly … Continue reading

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