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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    New Issue: Virginia Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Virginia Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Virginia Journal of International Law (Vol. 55, no. 1, Symposium 2014) is out. Contents include:Symposium: Crossing Borders: Rethinking International DevelopmentHassane Cissé, Crossing Borders in International…
  • Apr 1

    Call for Papers: 4th Law and Boundaries Conference

    Call for Papers: 4th Law and Boundaries Conference
    The Law and Boundaries group has issued a call for papers for the 4th Law and Boundaries Conference, which will be held June 17-18, 2015, at Sciences Po. The call for papers is here. The deadline for proposals is April 17.
  • Apr 1

    New Issue: Revue trimestrielle des droits de l'homme

    New Issue: Revue trimestrielle des droits de l'homme
    The latest issue of the Revue trimestrielle des droits de l'homme (No. 102, April 2015) is out. Contents include:O. De Schutter, L’adhésion de l’Union européenne à la Charte sociale européenne C. Ruet,…
Rank this Week: 28

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Mar 31

    Coral Gable Chamber Candidates’ Forum (Part I): Group V

    Coral Gable Chamber Candidates’ Forum (Part I): Group V
    This evening the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosted its candidates’ forum for the upcoming elections on April 14. Group V, which went first, started with a moment of actual drama, and then had another dramatic moment with an…
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
Rank this Week: 24

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 22

    The Judgments Project Moves On

    The Judgments Project Moves On
    From 3 to 6 February 2015, the Working Group on the Judgments Project met in The Hague for its fourth meeting under the chairmanship of Mr David Goddard QC. The Working Group was composed of 28 participants from 15 Members. At its…
  • Mar 21

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag
    In 2015, the T.M.C. Asser Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary (http://www.asser.nl/asser-50-years/). On this occasion, its Private International Law Section organized on 19 March 2015 the Symposium “International Civil Procedure…
  • Mar 19

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015
    We just received the sad news that Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Fritz Sturm passed away on 14 March 2015. Fritz Sturm was professor emeritus at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and an internationally renowned expert on private international…
Rank this Week: 30

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 1

    The Borders of Human Right

    The Borders of Human Right
    What is the relationship between international human rights law and migration? Though many might assume a simple one – human rights protect migrants – the reality is much more complex, raising profound questions about state…
  • Mar 30

    IntLawGrrls at Oxford

    IntLawGrrls at Oxford
    IntlawGrrls Fiona de Londras and Stephanie Farrior find themselves both spending a sabbatical leave as Visiting Fellows at the University of Oxford, Fiona with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, and Stephanie with Kellogg College. …
  • Mar 27

    The Wallstrom Affair: Je Suis Margot

    The Wallstrom Affair: Je Suis Margot
    I wanted to alert our readers to the Margot Wallstrom Affair –because, most likely, most of our readers have not heard about it.  This is unfortunate because, as a journalist for The Spectator noted, “[i]f the cries of…
Rank this Week: 41

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Mar 31

    Arrested and Beaten for Wearing Trousers: Stop the Public Flogging of Women in Sudan!

    Arrested and Beaten for Wearing Trousers: Stop the Public Flogging of Women in Sudan!
    By Amal Habani, Winner of Amnesty International USA’s 2015 Ginetta Sagan Award In July 2009 when my colleague was arrested and tried for wearing trousers in Khartoum, I could no longer stay silent. Women and girls in Sudan are…
  • Mar 31

    Cesar Chavez: A Birthday Gift

    Cesar Chavez: A Birthday Gift
    By Jesús Canchola Sánchez Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona. My grandmother is a year younger than him. She was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Cesar Chavez and my abuela (grandmother), Beatriz Soto, are a…
  • Mar 30

    Women Get the Short End of the Stick in Iran and Can’t Even Protest

    Women Get the Short End of the Stick in Iran and Can’t Even Protest
    As if it weren’t bad enough. Iranian women face persistent systemic discrimination in terms of family law. New legislation being considered by Iran’s parliament is intended to roll back many of the gains women have made in the…
Rank this Week: 57

East Timor Law and Justice…

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin

Covers legal news from Timor-Leste.

http://www.easttimorlawandjusticebulletin.com/
  • Mar 22

    East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin closed

    East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin closed
    ETLJB 22 March 2015. ETLJB has closed and will no longer be published. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 31

    Dili Court sentences defendant to 5 years in prison for committing sexual acts with an adolescent

    Dili Court sentences defendant to 5 years in prison for committing sexual acts with an adolescent
    ETLJB 01/01/2015 Press Release Dili District Court 2 December 2014 - On 26 November 2014 the Dili District Court read out its decision against the defendant LAB and sentenced him to 5 years in prison... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Dec 31

    Dismissal of international officials and advisors in the Timor-Leste judicial sector

    Dismissal of international officials and advisors in the Timor-Leste judicial sector
    ETLJB 01/01/2015 From JSMP December 2014 An analysis of the constitutionality, legality and impact of Parliamentary Resolution No. 11/2014 and Government Resolutions No. 29/2014 and 32/2014 In... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 82

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 65

European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights

Covers European Court of Human Rights documents and information.

http://ecohr.wordpress.com
  • Oct 4

    Turkey hittings military targets in Syria

    Turkey hittings military targets in Syria
    Turkish artillery hit targets near Syria’s Tel Abyad border town for a second day on Thursday, killing several Syrian soldiers according to activists and security sources, after a mortar bomb fired from the area killed five Turkish…
  • Oct 3

    Turkey bombed military targets in Syria

    Turkey bombed military targets in Syria
    Turkey’s military struck targets inside Syria on Wednesday in response to a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory which killed five Turkish civilians, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an’s office said in a statement. “Our armed forces…
  • Oct 2

    Russia Calls for Calm on Tense Turkish-Syria Border

    Russia Calls for Calm on Tense Turkish-Syria Border
    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov has urged restraint between Turkey and Syria, calling for calm on the tense Turkish-Syrian border. “We believe both Syrian and Turkish authorities should exercise maximum restraint in this…
Rank this Week: 147

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Mar 31

    The Supreme Court on statelessness, EU citizenship and proportionality

    The Supreme Court on statelessness, EU citizenship and proportionality
    Pham v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] UKSC 19 – read judgment Angus McCullough Q.C. and Shaheen Rahman from 1COR acted as Special Advocates earlier in these proceedings. They had nothing to do with the writing of…
  • Mar 31

    Google’s misuse of private browsing data entitles individuals to damages – Court of Appeal

    Google’s misuse of private browsing data entitles individuals to damages – Court of Appeal
    Google Inc v Vidal-Hall and others [2015] EWCA Civ 311 (27 March 2015) - read judgment This case concerned the misuse of private information by an internet provider based in the United States. Google had secretly tracked private information…
  • Mar 31

    Is the New Zealand Parliament about to drop commitment to the rule of law?

    Is the New Zealand Parliament about to drop commitment to the rule of law?
    The New Zealand Parliament seems about to drop that country’s commitment to the rule of law from the Act underpinning the judicial branch. Retiring Supreme Court judge (and former Solicitor-General) Sir John McGrath thinks that’s…
Rank this Week: 284

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 178

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Mar 31

    Cecilia Malmstrom on ISDS in the TTIP: Part 2 (Exceptions)

    Cecilia Malmstrom on ISDS in the TTIP: Part 2 (Exceptions)
    Here's more from EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom: For all these reasons, I believe the question about putting investment in TTIP is not whether we should do it but how we can do it right. Can we design a new...
  • Mar 31

    Cecilia Malmstrom on ISDS in the TTIP: Part 1 (FET and State-State)

    Cecilia Malmstrom on ISDS in the TTIP: Part 1 (FET and State-State)
    This is from a recent speech by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom: Let me start by stating what is perhaps obvious. The Commission's assessment is that we need to negotiate rules on investment protection and ISDS in TTIP. I know...
  • Mar 30

    The Peru - Agricultural Duties Appeal: Lots of International Law

    The Peru - Agricultural Duties Appeal: Lots of International Law
    For all you international law lovers out there, here are some excerpts from the notice of appeal in Peru - Agricultural Products, filed last week: I. The Panel Erred in Law by Failing to Find that Guatemala Acted Inconsistently with...
Rank this Week: 339

SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • Mar 31

    Don't get caught with your Transition Services Down (part 1 of 2)

    Don't get caught with your Transition Services Down (part 1 of 2)
    There is no shortage of commentary on why mergers and acquisitions fail or do not live up to their projected potential. The percentage of failed or underachieving deals is astounding with some placing the failure rate over eighty percent.The…
  • Mar 20

    IT Services with Chinese Characteristic

    IT Services with Chinese Characteristic
    News of Alibaba's cloud investment and a recent software park tour indicate that China's IT services industry is evolving in its own way.Alibaba Invades Silicon ValleyThe "Amazon of China" is following Amazon's playbook yet again with their…
  • Mar 12

    FTC Chairs warns of threats from the Internet of Things (IoT)

    FTC Chairs warns of threats from the Internet of Things (IoT)
    The Internet of Things (IoT), whereby miniature computers are embedded into objects and devices and connected via the internet using wireless technology, offers many advantages, such as smart thermostats which have the ability to remotely…
Rank this Week: 556

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: LEGAL PLURALISM IN EUROPE AND THE ORDRE PUBLIC EXCEPTION: NORMATIVE AND JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVES

    CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: LEGAL PLURALISM IN EUROPE AND THE ORDRE PUBLIC EXCEPTION: NORMATIVE AND JUDICIAL PERSPECTIVES
    Trento, Faculty of Law, 16 and 17 April, 2015 The International Workshop draws its inspiration from the circumstance of several countries in Europe experiencing a growing number of cases in which individuals (mainly immigrants) claim to…
  • Mar 31

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundamental Rights in the EU

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Fundamental Rights in the EU
    A Matter for Two CourtsEdited by Sonia Morano-Foadi and Lucy VickersThis collection joins the new and expanding scholarship on the protection of fundamental rights in Europe and reflects on the relationship between the Court of Justice of the…
  • Mar 31

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Europe’s Justice Deficit?

    BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Europe’s Justice Deficit?
    Edited by Dimitry Kochenov, Gráinne de Búrca and Andrew WilliamsENDORSEMENTS"The question of the EU’s justice deficit could not be of greater relevance. Both scholars and politicians have often argued that the economic and…
Rank this Week: 538

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Apr 1

    Indian American Parents of ‘Abducted’ Kids Seek U.S. Help

    Indian American Parents of ‘Abducted’ Kids Seek U.S. Help
    Lalit K. Jha, Press Trust of India | Posted: Monday, March 30, 2015 3:00 pmIndian American parentsA group of Indian American parents held a candle light vigil outside the White House on Mar. 25, 2015, seeking the U.S. government’s help…
  • Mar 31

    Hong Kong Divorce Jurisdiction

    Hong Kong Divorce Jurisdiction
    Jeremy D. Morley  The courts of Hong Kong deal with large numbers of international divorce cases. Hong Kong has jurisdiction if certain specified conditions are fulfilled but it is important to understand that the courts may decline…
  • Mar 30

    Notes on the Netherlands and the Hague Abduction Convention

    Notes on the Netherlands and the Hague Abduction Convention
    Jeremy MorleyThe Dutch Office of the Liaison Judge International Child Protection has reported as follows:In the Netherlands the International Child Abduction Implementation Act, amended in 2012, requires that all international child…
Rank this Week: 2206

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    The Bergdahl Roadmap to Unilateral Presidential Closure of GTMO

    The Bergdahl Roadmap to Unilateral Presidential Closure of GTMO
    We have not paid enough attention to the significance of the administration’s legal argument in support of the Bergdahl trade for President Obama’s goal of closing GTMO.  The Article II logic in the administration’s…
  • Apr 1

    On the 2014 Gaza War Assessment

    On the 2014 Gaza War Assessment
    The recent “2014 Gaza War Assessment: The New Face of Conflict” deserves careful reading and consideration by all LOAC scholars and practitioners.  The report was written by five richly experienced retired U.S. military…
  • Mar 31

    The Zero Dark Thirtieth Birthday Cake

    The Zero Dark Thirtieth Birthday Cake
    From the baker of hard national security choices, who once brought you the “drone strike cake“—called “notorious” by Rolling Stone magazine—it’s the Zero Dark Thirtieth Birthday Cake:
Rank this Week: 4484

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 1

    2015 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum (Taipei, Taiwan)

    2015 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum (Taipei, Taiwan)
    The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law, in partnership with the American Society of International Law's Interest Group on the Pacific Rim Region, will hold the ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum on May 25-26, 2015 in Taipei,…
  • Mar 31

    New Editorial Board Announced at the Review of Intellectual Property Law

    New Editorial Board Announced at the Review of Intellectual Property Law
    The Review of Intellectual Property Law published at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago announced its new editorial board: Editor-In-Chief Benjamin Lee Managing Editor Ryan Timoney Candidacy Editor Priya Desai Administrative Editor…
  • Mar 31

    Call for Presenters: Global Legal Skills Conference

    Call for Presenters: Global Legal Skills Conference
    The Global Legal Skills conference, in its 10th year, will be held in Chicago, the city of its origin. The Conference began in Chicago at The John Marshall Law School, where it was held three times. It has also traveled...
Rank this Week: 991

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Apr 1

    The Human Right To Die?

    The Human Right To Die?
    With high profile death of cancer patient Brittany Maynard who argued for the right to die; the touching account of Dr. Paul Kalinithi on how to continue life in face of an imminent death; and most recently, the Atlantic’s article...
  • Mar 31

    Budgeting and Participation: A Recipe for Change?

    Budgeting and Participation: A Recipe for Change?
    By JoAnn Kamuf Ward Follow the Money. It’s no secret that an important way to assess someone's priorities is to look at how they allocate their resources. This is true for individuals, but it applies to governments too. Many lawyers...
  • Mar 30

    Nuns' Path to Private Prison Human Rights Reform: Own The Prison

    Nuns' Path to Private Prison Human Rights Reform: Own The Prison
    While students at Columbia University hold demonstrations encouraging the school to divest ownership shares in private prisons, an order of nuns has devised a different solution for ensuring prisoner human rights. The Sisters of Mercy of the…
Rank this Week: 2519

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Top 10 Rules for Doing Business in Korea: Korean Business Ethics Basic

    Top 10 Rules for Doing Business in Korea: Korean Business Ethics Basic
    The following guest post contains some great business advice from Tom Coyner on Korean Business Ethics.  Tom works with us as a business adviser and, also, in these golden years he is, also,... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Mar 30

    Legal Hackers Korea First Meet Up Held in Seoul

    Legal Hackers Korea First Meet Up Held in Seoul
    The first Meet Up of Legal Hackers was a great success.  We held the first Meet Up at JR BBQ in Itaewon.  A group of passionate entrepreneurs, lawyers and technologists go together and... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Mar 23

    Searching Trademark & Service Marks in Korea: Register your Trademarks/Service Marks Prior to Doing Business in Korea

    Searching Trademark & Service Marks in Korea: Register your Trademarks/Service Marks Prior to Doing Business in Korea
    Prior to marketing products, services or a business in Korea do a thorough search for like trademarks/service marks in Korea, then, have your trademarks/service marks registered in Korea - if you... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 2945

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Mar 31

    Research Bleg!

    Research Bleg!
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Does anyone out there in OJ-land know of a good book about the re-establishment of diplomatic relations? Ideally it would focus on the US (such as with Vietnam in 1995), but one discussing any…
  • Mar 31

    Israel’s “Defenders” Show Their True Colors Regarding Academic Freedom

    Israel’s “Defenders” Show Their True Colors Regarding Academic Freedom
    by Kevin Jon Heller From April 17-19, the University of Southampton is scheduled to host a conference entitled "International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism." As the title indicates, the conference…
  • Mar 31

    Symposium on Palestine and the ICC at Justice in Conflict

    Symposium on Palestine and the ICC at Justice in Conflict
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Just in time for the activation of Palestine’s membership in the ICC, Mark Kersten’s blog, Justice in Conflict, will be featuring posts by all of the people who participated in last…
Rank this Week: 3897

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    China vs. Vietnam For Product Sourcing

    China vs. Vietnam For Product Sourcing
    As my law firm’s Vietnam practice continues to grow, I have become fascinated with how company’s make the decision on where to outsource their product manufacturing as between China and Vietnam, both for new products and for…
  • Mar 30

    Foreign Investment in China: Beware of Local Governments Bearing Gift

    Foreign Investment in China: Beware of Local Governments Bearing Gift
    Recent news reports suggest that Foxconn is having trouble securing investment benefits promised them by the Zhengzhou government. The rumor is that Foxconn was lured to Zhengzhou with promises of over 5 billion RMB in tax benefits and…
  • Mar 29

    The China Bank Switch Scam: Still Oh So Very Much Alive.

    The China Bank Switch Scam: Still Oh So Very Much Alive.
    Long ago I formulated a self-imposed rule. Whenever I or one of my firm’s other China lawyers receive three emails on the same thing in a week, I write about it. Haven’t been so forced for a while, but it happened this week…
Rank this Week: 2477

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog

Covers the history of both international and domestic wine laws and developing legal issues in the wine industry. By Lindsey A. Zahn.

http://www.winelawonreserve.com
  • Mar 29

    Importer Pasternak Answers and Counterclaims Against Vignerons de la Méditerranée

    Importer Pasternak Answers and Counterclaims Against Vignerons de la Méditerranée
    In January, On Reserve reported that Vignerons de la Méditerranée (“VM”) filed a complaint in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of Westchester against Harrison-based importer Pasternak Wine…
  • Mar 16

    Are AUREA and FINCA AUREA Confusingly Similar for Wine?

    Are AUREA and FINCA AUREA Confusingly Similar for Wine?
    Applicant Roberto Oreste Antonio Busnelli sought to register the mark FINCA AUREA on the Principal Register in standard characters, with FINCA disclaimed in International Class Type 33.  See In re Roberto Oreste Antonio Busnelli,…
  • Mar 16

    A Sight To See: Somerston Estate in Napa Valley

    A Sight To See: Somerston Estate in Napa Valley
    Last week I had the long overdue pleasure of spending some time in Napa Valley.  It was a short trip but a special one.  And well-timed too, with much of the North East covered in snow and slush. Special thanks to Somerston…
Rank this Week: 1903

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Mar 29

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT
    The following note was penned to the co-ordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), who asked me to go into some detail around the information security, gathering, archival and dissemination strategies I conceptualised…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
Rank this Week: 2379

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Ruling of the Week 2015.11: German Pizza, Chicago Pride

    Ruling of the Week 2015.11: German Pizza, Chicago Pride
    This one is pretty straight forward. The only reason I am covering it is that the notion of importing completely prepared pizza from Germany is oddly funny to me. Kind of like getting tacos from Australia.In N261593 (Mar. 11, 2015), U.S.…
  • Mar 22

    Ruling of the Week 2015.10: Getting an iHandle on iLuggage

    Ruling of the Week 2015.10: Getting an iHandle on iLuggage
    Heading 4202 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States sees lots of legal action for two reasons. First, the duty rates are very high; some as high as 20%. Second, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seems to find that many…
  • Mar 14

    Ruling of the Week 2015.9: Do Court Decisions Matter?

    Ruling of the Week 2015.9: Do Court Decisions Matter?
    We sometimes take it for granted that when the Court of International Trade or Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit makes a determination on the tariff classification of some item, the decision matters beyond the specifics of the case.…
Rank this Week: 2628

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Focuses on China's highest court. By Susan Finder.

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Mar 27

    Shenzhen courts steer the way in divorce and shadow banking law

    Shenzhen courts steer the way in divorce and shadow banking law
     The Shenzhen courts, dealing with the “new normal” in China’s social and economic changes ahead of the rest of the country, often find current legislation and Supreme People’s Court interpretations inadequate to…
  • Mar 26

    Supreme People’s Court’s Master Reform Plan for the Court

    Supreme People’s Court’s Master Reform Plan for the Court
    My article on the 4th Five Year Reform Plan for the courts appeared in the Diplomat earlier this week.  It gave me an opportunity to put court reforms in their systemic context.  This blog will focus on the some of the many…
  • Mar 21

    Advisory committee on cross-border legal issues for Hong Kong?

    Advisory committee on cross-border legal issues for Hong Kong?
    My article below was published in the 17 March edition of the South China Morning Post: To solve the many specific cross-border legal issues affecting the people of Hong Kong and the rule of law in  the special administrative…
Rank this Week: 2256

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
  • Mar 25

    Is Your Family Business Prepared for Succession?

    Is Your Family Business Prepared for Succession?
    Business owners should take cognizance of the fact that succession planning should be considered in a proactive and earlier stage. Often, small business owners do not look far enough forward because they are reluctant to come to terms with…
  • Mar 5

    Corrupt Capital and the UK Property Market – Lessons for Vancouver?

    Corrupt Capital and the UK Property Market – Lessons for Vancouver?
    There is much speculation, although little hard evidence, of the influence of corrupt capital on the Vancouver real estate market generally, and on the escalation of Vancouver housing prices, in particular. It is interesting, and perhaps…
  • Feb 20

    Removal of Duplicate Title

    Removal of Duplicate Title
    The legal effect of removal of the duplicate certificate of title from the Land Title Office. The post Removal of Duplicate Title appeared first on Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein - Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 1901

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4896

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Edited by Shawn Marie Boyne, Monica Eppinger, Lissa Griffin and Shitong Qiao.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/comparative_law/
  • Mar 22

    Call for Participation: Internat'l & Comparative Urban Law Conference

    Call for Participation: Internat'l & Comparative Urban Law Conference
    The Fordham Urban Law Center and the Sorbonne Center for Study and Research on Environmental, Development, Urban and Tourism Law (SERDEAUT) are pleased to announce a call for participation for the 2nd Annual International & Comparative…
  • Mar 19

    Comparative Wrongful Convictions: The Irish Innocence Project Film Festival - June 2015

    Comparative Wrongful Convictions: The Irish Innocence Project Film Festival - June 2015
    Conviction of the innocent is an international issue, and there are innocent projects doing important work all over the world. The Irish Innocence Project, in Dublin, is hosting its annual conference in June 2015. Part of the conference is…
  • Mar 13

    Looking at Collateral Consequences of Conviction

    Looking at Collateral Consequences of Conviction
    As we continue to think about the larger social impact of extremely long sentences and supermax detention, we should include consideration of the social impact of collateral consequences of conviction. What are the pros and cons of imposing…
Rank this Week: 2147

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Cultural Property Protection Bill Reintroduced in the House

    Cultural Property Protection Bill Reintroduced in the House
    "We need to strengthen our ability to stop history's looters from profiting off their crimes," declared Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.-16) on Friday after introducing H.R. 1493, whose stated purpose is to "protect and preserve…
  • Mar 19

    The Assyrian Head Repatriation: Filling in the Details of ICE's Investigation

    The Assyrian Head Repatriation: Filling in the Details of ICE's Investigation
    This week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned a looted fragmented limestone head of Assyrian King Sargon II to Iraq. The stone carving once sat atop a sculpted winged bull.In remarks…
  • Mar 16

    Cultural Property Crime on the U.N. Agenda: Upcoming Crime Conference Set to Tackle Heritage Trafficking

    Cultural Property Crime on the U.N. Agenda: Upcoming Crime Conference Set to Tackle Heritage Trafficking
    When the U.N. Security Council last month adopted a resolution targeting terrorists' ability to raise money, cultural heritage trafficking took a visible spot on the global stage. Now the U.N. Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice…
Rank this Week: 4985

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 2478

Claimer.org

Claimer.org

Covers environmental and climate change liability theories and current practical climate change Litigation applications in court cases in the U.S., Europe, and international jurisdictions.

http://news.claimer.org/
Rank this Week: 3791

International Commercial Law Blog

International Commercial Law Blog

Covers international commercial law in the European Union. By M D M Studio Legale.

http://www.internationalcommerciallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4672

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1312

DIPr Argentina

DIPr Argentina

Covers international private law (conflicts of law) and international commercial arbitration law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). By Julio Cesar Cordoba and Maria B. Noodt Taquela.

http://www.diprargentina.com/
Rank this Week: 703

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Narelle MacKenzie CPA Blog

Covers international taxation.

http://www.narellemackenziecpa.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    ADIT Network: Guest Article by Narelle MacKenzie

    ADIT Network: Guest Article by Narelle MacKenzie
    Ms. MacKenzie’s guest article has been featured in the February 2015 issues of the ADIT Student Newsletter. In the article, Ms. MacKenzie shares valuable exam preparation tips and strategies. These tips on studying for ADIT exams have…
  • Feb 12

    DJH International Tax – Live, Compact Training Courses – March 2015

    DJH International Tax – Live, Compact Training Courses – March 2015
    DJH International Tax Ltd. has been conducting short, intensive courses in international tax, US corporate tax and transfer pricing since 2011. Each course is 3-4 days in length, making them ideal for those who have limited free time. To…
  • Jan 28

    Help! My Client Has International Transaction

    Help! My Client Has International Transaction
    On January 27, 2015, Ms. MacKenzie presented to Hutchinson & Bloodgood, LLP on the US tax issues that may occur as a result of inbound transactions. Objectives of the presentation include: Gain an understanding of the tax issues for…
Rank this Week: 1674

International Law Blog

International Law Blog

international law news, analysis, journals, conferences, and background. By Renee Dopplick.

http://www.insidejustice.com/
Rank this Week: 2488

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Feb 8

    Fulbright Alumna interviews Chancellor Merkel

    Fulbright Alumna interviews Chancellor Merkel
    Ahead of her US visit Chancellor Merkel answered questions from Fulbright Alumna Kate Lindemann on TTIP, the US funding cuts to an exchange program with Germany, and racism & xenophobia in the US and Germany. Video is in German:
  • Jan 22

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX
    When the Obama administration wanted to cut $30 million from the Fulbright budget last March, the alumni started the Save Fulbright campaign. It was a success, the Senate and House voted to restore the funding and in December, President Obama…
  • Oct 10

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"
    Schlechter Journalismus: Tagesschau, Focus und Bild schreiben über eine „Befreiung“ eines entführten Entwicklungshelfers, obwohl es sich um eine Übergabe handelte. Purer Zufall? Was könnte dahinter…
Rank this Week: 2280

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business transactions and international small business law. By Daniel H. Erskine.

http://smallbusinesslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Busine

    Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Busine
    Before doing business with a prospective new business partner or customer your US or UK small business should (and may be required) conduct due diligence on your new prospect. Some lists to check are UK-HM Treasury's Consolidated List, EU…
  • Jan 19

    SizeUp your Business & NY Business Financing

    SizeUp your Business & NY Business Financing
    Looking for market data on how your small business compares; check out the Small Business Administration's online tool Sizeup. The tool helps by "benchmarking [your small business] against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and…
  • Nov 25

    Looking for Export Trade Leads...

    Looking for Export Trade Leads...
    If your small business is interested in export related sales leads take a look at the Empire State Development Marketing Assistance Service Program. There you will find a description of the sales and marketing assistance program offered by…
Rank this Week: 808

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 994

Al-Mirsal

Al-Mirsal

Covers Middle East banking and finance law. By Latham & Watkins LLP.

http://www.al-mirsal.com/
  • Jan 20

    How Oil and Gas Companies can Optimize Technology Performance and Costs During Oil Price Volatility

    How Oil and Gas Companies can Optimize Technology Performance and Costs During Oil Price Volatility
    An unexpected surge in production coupled with weakened global demand has resulted in a 50 percent drop in the price of crude oil since June 2014 and currently averaging US$50 a barrel. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries…
  • Jan 13

    What You Need to Know About Abu Dhabi Global Market’s New Draft Regulation

    What You Need to Know About Abu Dhabi Global Market’s New Draft Regulation
    The Abu Dhabi Global Market, Abu Dhabi’s new financial free zone, located on Al Maryah Island, recently issued a first wave of draft regulations and related consultation papers. The Global Market’s general approach in the draft…
  • Jan 12

    Navigating the Risks of Omnichannel Retail

    Navigating the Risks of Omnichannel Retail
    Digital innovation is reinventing the retail experience. IT is changing the way retailers interact with customers by integrating sales and communication channels, enabling in-store digital interfaces and diversifying payment platforms. As…
Rank this Week: 3621

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1829

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

Focuses on civil law developments throughout the world and general foreign, comparative and international law issues.

http://clyellowshoe.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox
    Your Toolbox7/11/2008 1:32:05 PM ESTCivil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions: The LexisNexis Foreign Law ToolboxWe're not just US anymore!Posted by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.LexisNexis Legal Editor/Site Coordinator LexisNexis International &…
  • Jan 17

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection
    The UN Treaty Series Collection (UNTC) online is now be accessible without subscription. The UNTC homepage now gives a>Treaty Series on-line is FREE as of 1 October 2007.>>Please try to access Treaty Series on-line as…
  • Jan 17

    Catala Working Group Translation

    Catala Working Group Translation
    In addition to Prof. Levasseur's and Prof. Gruning's English translation of the proposal for the reform of the French Law of Obligations and the Law of Prescription sponsored by the Association Henri Capitant, which I reported in this blog on…
Rank this Week: 4336

ECJBlog

ECJBlog

Features news about the European Court of Justice. By Allard Knook.

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy
    Where third-country nationals hold a ‘residence card of a family member of a Union citizen’, UK cannot make right of entry subject to requirement to first obtain visa>> McCarthy had dual British and Irish nationality. He and…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft
    EU law not laying down principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesityThe Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78/EC) prohibits discrimination based on religion, belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in relation to…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez
    Local rule setting maximum age for recruitment of police officers at 30 years contrary to EU law>> The Employment Equality Directive (The EE Directive, Directive 2000/78/EC)  prohibits any form of discrimination in employment based…
Rank this Week: 2268

ECHR-online

ECHR-online

Covers the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

http://echr-online.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 30

    New domain: echr-online.info

    New domain: echr-online.info
    I have moved this blog. It can now be found at echr-online.info
  • Oct 23

    Freedom of expression of employees - Matuz v Hungary

    Freedom of expression of employees - Matuz v Hungary
    In Matuz v Hungary, the European Court of Human Rights elaborated on extent to which journalists can invoke freedom of expression when criticizing their employer. FactsThe applicant was a journalist. He had been employed with a state…
  • Oct 22

    German blog on ECHR

    German blog on ECHR
    I have relaunched my German blog on the ECHR. You can find it here
Rank this Week: 3535

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Dec 24

    Top 10 of 2014 – Vote on the Year’s Biggest Compliance Story

    Top 10 of 2014 – Vote on the Year’s Biggest Compliance Story
    It’s been quite a year in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Here at TRACE, we’ve compiled our “Top 10 List” based on your poll results over the last twelve months. Read through the list below for a look…
  • Dec 19

    Day 10: Online Training

    Day 10: Online Training
    For the final day of our holiday promotion, TRACE is offering one company complimentary access to our online training for one year. Our system administrators will set the winner up with a branded platform to train up to 500…
  • Dec 18

    Day 9: In-Person Training

    Day 9: In-Person Training
    Supplement your training program with a customized, in-person training session conducted by one of our experienced FCPA attorneys. This half-day session will enable one lucky company to train their employees on anti-bribery regulations and…
Rank this Week: 1699

The Peoples' Right to…

The Peoples' Right to Self-Determination Project

Dedicated to the right to self-determination (laid down in the UN Charter), discussing new perspectives, arguments and the potential impacts of these. By Istvan David Toth.

http://selfdetproject.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 22

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace
    Originally posted on Alfred de Zayas' Human Rights Corner:“Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace” “International law is universal and must always be uniformly applied” Interview with Professor Dr phil et iur Alfred…
  • Dec 22

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace

    Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace
    Originally posted on Alfred de Zayas' Human Rights Corner:“Refusal of dialogue threatens world peace” “International law is universal and must always be uniformly applied” Interview with Professor Dr phil et iur Alfred…
  • Nov 27

    Thoughts on Secession

    Thoughts on Secession
    I recently came across an audiolecture on secession by John Dugard, which is a bit lengthy, but summarises the topic really well. It is available at: http://webtv.un.org/news-features/watch/john-dugard-on-state-secession/2620925169001…
Rank this Week: 778