Tag Archives: International Court of Justice

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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The Effects of the ICJ Decision on Kosovo (if any) on the “Frozen Conflicts” of the Former Soviet Union

by Graham Dumas (J.D. Candidate 2011) Note: This is a cross-post from my Russia-specific blog, Onion Domes and Oligarchs. That yesterday’s advisory opinion by the International Court of Justice, Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence in … Continue reading

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ICJ Rules on Kosovo Independence

The International Court of Justice today held that international law did not prohibit Kosovo’s declaration of independence, while sidestepping the larger issue of Kosovo’s statehood.  All of the opinions can be found here, but we are happy to host the … Continue reading

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