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6 Feb 2010, 6:45 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Eight Oscar nominations and accolades at the Museum of Tolerance — not a bad week for Mr. [read post]
2 Jan 2012, 10:23 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller In the comments to my previous post, I described refusing to allow comments on a blog as an “act of cowardice. [read post]
2 Jun 2010, 7:37 am by Michael
Kevin Jon Heller has an interesting post trying to work out whether Israel's blockade of Gaza is legal. [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 4:39 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Gerald Steinberg, the head of right-wing propaganda outlet NGO Monitor, is not happy about George Soros’ recent $100 million gift to Human Rights Watch: In accepting a huge grant from George Soros, Human Rights Watch has spurned the public advice (and warning) offered nearly a year ago by its founder Robert Bernstein. [read post]
23 Mar 2011, 1:41 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller In a post today at Commentary, Boot argues that Taylor's arrest after going into exile makes it more likely that Gaddafi will fight to the death instead of negotiating a gracious exit from power: Once upon a time, an autocrat could step down and live out his days securely in the south of France or some other plush locale. [read post]
12 Aug 2008, 1:10 pm
Former Neuroethics & Law guest blogger Kevin Jon Heller (Law, University of Auckland) has posted the following paper and abstract to SSRN: "The Cognitive Psychology of Mens Rea" Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea - the act does not make a person guilty unless the mind is also guilty. [read post]
23 Aug 2011, 5:51 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Time has an interesting article up about Saif’s reappearance in Tripoli. [read post]
13 Jan 2010, 1:23 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller The Trial Chamber has granted certification to appeal its decision upholding the Registry's selection of Richard Harvey as stand-by counsel. [read post]
19 Sep 2011, 7:49 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Philip Alston has posted an important new essay on targeted killing on SSRN. [read post]
17 Jan 2012, 1:42 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Jens Ohlin has continued the conversation about IHL and IHRL at LieberCode. [read post]
10 Jul 2012, 3:38 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, the first person convicted at the ICC, has been sentenced to fourteen years in prison. [read post]
8 Mar 2012, 4:50 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Scott Peterson has a fantastic timeline at the Christian Science Monitor that catalogs all the times Western countries have predicted Iran’s imminent entry into the nuclear club. [read post]
2 Jul 2012, 7:20 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller The Australian media is reporting that Melinda Taylor is heading home, having being illegally detained by the Libyan government for 25 days. [read post]
16 Oct 2011, 3:09 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller In my previous post, I responded to Mike’s attempt to explain the amicus brief’s distortion of ICTY jurisprudence. [read post]
22 Apr 2012, 11:21 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller I am delighted to announce that over the next few days Opinio Juris will be hosting a symposium on what is increasingly called, following Tel Aviv University’s Aeyal Gross, the “functional approach” to the law of occupation. [read post]
4 Sep 2011, 1:57 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller A February 2010 cable from the US embassy in Tel Aviv to the State Department concerning a discussion with the IDF’s Military Advocate General about the Palestinian Authority’s request for the ICC to investigate Operation Cast Lead contains the following remarkable paragraph (emphasis added): Summary: IDF Military Advocate General Mandelblit updated the Ambassador on February 17 on the progress of investigations into allegations of… [read post]
24 May 2011, 8:29 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller This according to the New York Times: The charges - brought by prosecutors Mr. [read post]
29 Aug 2010, 5:14 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Julian’s latest snide swipe at the ICC focuses on Bashir’s visit to Kenya, which he describes as a “slap in the face to the ICC Prosecutor and the defenders of the Bashir arrest warrant. [read post]
17 Sep 2009, 6:14 pm
by Kevin Jon Heller The Trial Chamber in Karadzic has instructed the prosecution to reduce the scope of its indictment from monstrous and completely unworkable to somewhat less monstrous and somewhat less completely unworkable. [read post]
13 Sep 2009, 4:05 pm
by Kevin Jon Heller My friend Jens Ohlin, who teaches at Cornell, has posted an important new essay on SSRN, “The Torture Lawyers. [read post]