10 challenging questions for readers 1. On what base did the Security Council determine in the morning of September 12, 2001, that the mass murder of the previous day was an act of “international” terrorism?2. On what evidence did the … Read more . . .
EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION AND SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY ON TRIAL:NORIEGA, PINOCHET, AND MILOSEVIC’TRENDS IN POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW Adam Isaac Hasson* http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/lawreviews/meta-elements/journals/bciclr/25_1/05_TXT.htm Abstract: Prosecutions of former heads of state are becoming increasingly common. In 1990, the United States arrested and convicted … Read more . . .
LRB | Vol. 27 No. 10 dated 19 May 2005 | Protocols of Machismo by Corey Robin Arguing about War by Michael Walzer Yale, 208 pp, ‘16.99 Chain of Command by Seymour Hersh [ Buy from the London Review Bookshop … Read more . . .
Governance and Legitimacy in the Era of Globalization by Elias Davidsson (August 2001) 1. Governments purport to be emanations of nations’ collective will. When governments participate in international organisations they purport to represent the will and interests of “their” … Read more . . .
How Germany and the USSR secretely agreed that Latvia would be occupied by the USSR http://www.latvians.com/en/Reading/TheStoryOfLatvia/SoLatvia-07-chap.php The Story of Latvia ? […] THE TRAGEDY OF 1940 The bad example of the governing methods of the U.S.S.R. created similar totalitarian regimes … Read more . . .
Secret pact allows unannounced port calls by U.S. nuke ships Japan Policy & Politics,” Sept 4, 2000? TOKYO, Aug. 30 Kyodo Japan and the United States concluded secret agreements when revising the bilateral mutual security treaty in 1960 allowing port … Read more . . .
Egypt, Tunisia sign secret agreements to exempt Americans from the international criminal court Egypt–Tunisia, Politics, 6/17/2003 http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/030617/2003061716.html The US Department Of State announced yesterday that other five countries approved to exempt American soldiers from being subject to the International Criminal … Read more . . .
US could start losing its international assets to compensate for its illegal acts. Tehran court judgment could turn over US embassy to plaintiff. The US has been ordered to pay an Iranian businessman damages, or present a list of assets for seizure.
Why International Law Matters By Richard Falk Visiting Distinguished Professor, Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara and Milbank Professor of International Law Emeritus, Princeton University. TFF associate March 12, 2003 There is little doubt that the White House seems … Read more . . .
Few lawyers have had more influence on President Bush’s legal policies in the “war on terror” than John Yoo…Yoo’s most famous piece of advice was in an August 2002 memorandum stating that the president cannot constitutionally be barred from ordering … Read more . . .
Axis for Peace In Defence of International LawJean Bricmont, Voltaire.net January 19, 2006 A figure of the anti-imperialist movement, Jean Bricmont, member of the BRussells Tribunal executive committee, opened the round table discussion on humanitarian interference during the conference Axis for … Read more . . .
How should the world’s peoples respond to US aggression against Iraq ? by Elias Davidsson, 23rd February, 2003 In the case the United States (and allies) will bomb, invade and occupy Iraq, the international community will face an immense challenge … Read more . . .
Comment on Fernando Teson’s article ‘Defending International Law’ by Elias Davidsson Source: http://law.ubalt.edu/asil/davidsson.html ASIL Centennial Discussion on a Just World Under Law: Why Obey International Law? “Why Obey International Law””, which is the subject of this forum, cannot be answered without deciding what … Read more . . .
Elias Davidsson The Security Council’s Obligations of Good Faith Florida Journal of International Law, Summer 2003, Vol. XV, Number 4, pp. 541-574 Abstract: The paper first demonstrates that the members of the United Nations Security Council are under a legal … Read more . . .
The Attack on the World Trade Center: Legal Responses ‘War’ – Legal Semantics and the Move to Violence by Frédéric Mégret (*) Full text available: PDF formathttp://www.ejil.org/journal/Vol13/No2/art1.html European Journal of International Law, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2002 … Read more . . .