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2 Apr 2018, 7:28 am by Jennifer Ismat
Moderator: Professor Peggy McGuinness, Director of LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice Program & Co-Director of St. [read post]
14 Mar 2016, 1:56 pm by Olivier Moréteau
If you would like to attend one or more of our April 2016 colloquia, please contact Professor Peggy McGuinness at mcguinnm@stjohns.edu. [read post]
1 May 2012, 3:30 pm by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) As Opinio Juris’ Peggy McGuinness explains, a New York state trial court (confusingly called a “supreme court” in New York) today turned down former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn’s claim of civil immunity in a suit by the (former) Sofitel Hotel maid for acts that first got DSK charged criminally with sexual assault – charges later dismissed, however: On a quick read, it looks like the judge rejected DSK’s claim that he was entitled to diplomatic or… [read post]
3 Dec 2011, 7:45 am
Registration information is available online here.Paper presenters and commentators include two IntLawGrrls alumnae, Professor Vivian Grosswald Curran, of Pittburgh Law, and Professor Peggy McGuinness, now at St. [read post]
8 Jul 2011, 8:29 am by Kiera Flynn
At Opinio Juris (h/t to Kenneth Anderson at Volokh), Peggy McGuinness discusses the potential foreign policy implications of yesterday’s decision and – writing before the Court issued its decision denying the stay – warns that “[i]f neither the Supreme Court nor [Texas Governor Rick] Perry grants a stay, the U.S. will once more be responsible for executing a foreign national in violation of international law.  [read post]
7 Jul 2011, 8:50 am by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) Peggy McGuinness discusses the international and federalism legal issues over at Opinio Juris.   [read post]
18 May 2011, 10:10 am by Kenneth Anderson
From Peggy McGuinness at Opinio Juris:As discussions over the legality of the May 1 killing of Osama Bin Laden by U.S. forces heated up and international law and law of war experts provided a range of potential arguments for and against the lawfulness of U.S. action, we thought it would help public discussion to present the official U.S. position on the legal dimensions of the raid and killing.  [read post]
7 Apr 2011, 1:30 am
This workshop explores each of these modalities and attempts to help the participants expand their teaching and research accordingly.As set forth in full in the program among the many speakers are a number of IntLawGrrl guests/alumnae addition to Cindy: Laura Dickinson (Arizona State), Peggy McGuinness (St. [read post]
30 Sep 2010, 6:49 pm by Dan Filler
John's Keith Sharfman from Marquette Peggy McGuinness from Missouri St. [read post]
26 Sep 2009, 3:05 am
(Hat tip to Peggy McGuinness, IntLawGrrls guest/alumna and charter member of Opinio Juris, whose OJ posts on U.N. happenings have been super.)Clinton and Rice were by no means the only women foreign policy advisors hard at work this week: U.N. dispatch reported that White House aide Samantha Power (left) spoke at a press briefing Wednesday, following the "first-of-a-kind meeting" between Obama and leaders of countries that comprise the top contributors to U.N.… [read post]
11 Mar 2009, 3:00 am
Human Rights Council over at Peggy's home blog, Opinio Juris. [read post]
6 Feb 2009, 4:00 am
Elena presented her current work-in-progress, Bellwether Trials: From Mass Torts to Mass Atrocities, on which Peggy McGuinness (pictured below left) commented. [read post]
8 Sep 2008, 7:11 pm
Participants included Intlawgrrl Rebecca Bratspies, IntLawGrrls guest bloggers Jenia Turner and Peggy McGuinness (also a cofounder of Opinio Juris blog), and other intlaw and intlaw-studying colleagues. [read post]
1 May 2008, 12:00 pm
"Peggy McGuinness noted a couple of years ago in her May Day post at Opinio Juris, that "International Workers Day, despite its origins in the U.S., is not celebrated here. [read post]
28 Dec 2007, 10:02 pm
The penalty continues in Canada's neighbor to the south, of course, although abolition by New Jersey just this month (the global consequences of which our Opinio Juris colleague Peggy McGuinness posted here and here) reduced the number of U.S. retentionist jurisdictions to 38 -- 37 states plus the federal government -- though compared with prior years there were fewer executions in 2007. [read post]
1 Dec 2007, 12:09 am
We've posted before on the Child LWOP question -- that is, the legality vel non of sentencing juveniles to prison for the rest of their lives, without possibility of parole.Our Opinio Juris colleague Peggy McGuinness has an excellent post on this question, linking it to her own scholarship on how "transnational norm entrepreneurs" (our prior posts would seem to make IntLawGrrls one of them) fill gaps in the landscape of transnational law.Characterization of this as… [read post]
22 Sep 2007, 9:42 pm
Check out this post on same by our Opinio Juris colleague, Peggy McGuinness. [read post]
19 Jun 2007, 12:19 am
The 3 excellent presentations I heard -- Peggy McGuinness on norm portals, Karen E. [read post]
3 May 2007, 5:50 pm
From Peggy McGuinness: International Law Weekend 2007 Towards a New Vision of International Law Call for Panel Proposals The post-9/11 era has been one of great contestation for international law. [read post]
8 Mar 2007, 11:35 pm
Our colleagues Rosa Brooks, in her Los Angeles Times column (a weekly must-read), and Peggy McGuinness, at Opinio Juris, have provided cogent critiques of this year's State Department survey of human rights in countries throughout the world. [read post]