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29 Jun 2009, 3:01 am
(Many thanks to IntLawGrrls for the opportunity to contribute this guest post.)As my colleague, IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack, and I recently made the rounds of various women's groups during our research trip to Costa Rica, attempting to get a sense of whether and how the world of international human rights might be employed to help to mobilize those working on behalf of women's status in Central America, everyone spoke of "la Rosita. [read post]
28 Jun 2009, 3:02 am
It is a sign of subjugation. . . . the burqa is not welcome in France.Neither President Sarkozy nor the French government seem to have read either Beth Van Schaack's great post from last year, or the book that inspired its title, The Politics of the Veil (2007) by Joan Wallach Scott. [read post]
29 Apr 2009, 6:46 am
Beth Van Schaack's post did an excellent job of highlighting the major issues discussed. [read post]
16 Apr 2009, 3:13 am
With news about pirates dominating mainstream media these days -- do check out IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack's excellent post on law and piracy -- it seems a good time to reflect on the consequences of more conventional, and lethal, conflicts in which the United States is involved.Notwithstanding President Barack Obama's stated plan to take 12,000 U.S. troops out of Iraq by September, violence continues apace but political integration drags -- a situation evident… [read post]
7 Apr 2009, 10:09 pm
They have joined many others, including IntLawGrrls Beth Van Schaack (here), Jaya Ramji-Nogales (here), and yours truly (here), in concluding, as Mary Ellen's post puts it:This is America's tradition: leadership in international law. [read post]
7 Apr 2009, 6:02 am
As a policy matter, this could make other detainees more welcome in more other countries, as IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack posted. [read post]
1 Apr 2009, 3:27 pm
 Strong responses that underscore how much of the Post's piece is made up or inaccurate have been written by Chris Borgen on Opinio Juris, Beth Van Schaack on Int'lLawGrrls, and on the Above the Law blog. [read post]
13 Mar 2009, 11:46 pm
Even as courts whittled that plank, they struggled with how to define "enemy combatant," as IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack detailed in a recent post.And so yesterday the new administration abandoned E.C. in Respondents' Memorandum Regarding the Government's Detention Authority Relative to Detainees Held at Guantanamo Bay, filed in consolidated detainee habeas cases pending in the U.S. [read post]
27 Feb 2009, 3:01 am
As IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack has posted, atrocious conditions there led to the post-Civil War war crimes trial of the camp commander, Henry Wirz.... 1844 (165 years ago today), on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (right), rebels seized a fortress in Santo Domingo, an event that triggered the separation of the Dominican Republic from Haiti. [read post]
20 Feb 2009, 9:02 pm
Caron (California-Berkeley), John Cary Sims (Pacific McGeorge), and IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack (Santa Clara).Details and registration here. [read post]
5 Feb 2009, 3:04 am
Beth Van Schaack (Santa Clara Univ. - Law) has posted Finding the Tort of Terrorism in International Law (Review of Litigation, forthcoming). [read post]
24 Jan 2009, 4:33 am
Beth Van Schaack (Santa Clara Univ. - Law) has posted Obstacles on the Road to Gender Justice: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda as Object Lesson (American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, forthcoming). [read post]
18 Sep 2008, 4:09 pm
Beth Van Schaack (Santa Clara Univ. - Law) & Ron Slye (Univ. of Seattle - Law) have posted a number of chapters from their forthcoming book The Essentials of International Criminal Law (Aspen Publishers):The Crimes of TerrorismThe Internationalization of CrimesThe Legal Regulation of War [read post]
17 Aug 2008, 10:02 am
As Beth Van Schaack pointed out, the Commission has several times reiterated precautionary measures that have gone unheeded with respect to US detention of "enemy combatants" at Guantanamo, CSRT proceedings and refoulement of prisoners. [read post]
15 Jul 2008, 9:03 am
Beth Van Schaack (Santa Clara Univ. - Law) has posted Engendering Genocide: The Akayesu Case Before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (in Human Rights Advocacy Stories, forthcoming). [read post]
26 Jun 2008, 10:06 am
It's our great pleasure to feature a dialogue between today's guest blogger, Amy Senier (left), and IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack. [read post]
14 Jun 2008, 10:02 am
(Many thanks to IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack for her thoughtful posts here and here on Thursday's decision in Boumediene. [read post]
18 Mar 2008, 11:02 pm
Pleased to announce that the new leadership of the International Criminal Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law includes 2 IntLawGrrls.Here're the results of group elections, just held in anticipation of ASIL's annual meeting, set for April 9-12 in Washington:IntLawGrrl Kelly Askin (near left), Senior Legal Officer, International Justice, Open Society Justice Initiative, has just been elected co-chair; she'll serve with our colleague, Linda Malone (far left),… [read post]
2 Mar 2008, 10:13 pm
Hillman, Beth Van Schaack, and Connie de la Vega. [read post]