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17 Aug 2012, 12:10 pm by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness News sites and blogs are full of condemnation for what appears to be an excessive sentence for the political protest/stunt pulled by the Russian punk band Pussy Riot in an Orthodox church earlier this year. [read post]
21 Mar 2011, 8:59 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness I was deeply saddened to hear of Warren Christopher’s passing this weekend. [read post]
11 Mar 2011, 8:46 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness Although I support the Security Council referral of the Libya situation to the ICC, I do not have any degree of confidence that the ICC referral has not altered Moammar Qaddafi's negotiating or fighting posture at this time. [read post]
8 Aug 2011, 8:21 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness The Transatlantic Academy is seeking young legal scholars to submit proposals for its 2012-2013 fellowship program. [read post]
8 Aug 2011, 11:23 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness Friend of Opinio Juris and current President of the American Branch of the International Law Association, Ruth Wedgwood, passes along the following announcement for teaching opportunities at the Nanjing campus of Johns Hopkins SAIS. [read post]
11 Mar 2009, 3:00 am
Human Rights Council over at Peggy's home blog, Opinio Juris. [read post]
7 Jul 2011, 2:09 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness We now know that there is broad agreement that if Texas Governor Perry goes forward with today's scheduled execution of Humberto Leal, he will be doing so in violation of law. [read post]
23 Sep 2009, 8:54 am
by Peggy McGuinness On the eve of President Obama taking the chair at the Security Council, David Bosco takes on a few of the common assumptions about the Council over at Foreign Policy. [read post]
18 Mar 2011, 11:03 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness Now that the supporters of a no-fly zone over Libya have got the legal authority they required - both international and domestic (I agree with Peter that the president does not need additional congressional authority to vote for and contribute to a UN SC action) - what comes next? [read post]
5 Sep 2012, 8:44 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness With new students entering college and grad school, Stephen Walt posts here very sound advice on the “top ten things would-be foreign policy wonks should study.”   At number five he lists international law, but not for any reason that is likely to warm the heart of an international lawyer: 5. [read post]
24 Sep 2009, 7:56 am
by Peggy McGuinness It’s a great day to be teaching the powers of the Security Council to my international law class! [read post]
2 Dec 2011, 2:18 pm by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness Marko Milanovic’s impressive treatment of the rapidly evolving jurisprudence of extraterritoriality of human rights treaties is a must read for anyone teaching or thinking about the international human rights system.  [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]
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]
21 Jan 2010, 9:50 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness The American Branch of the International Law Association has posted a call for panels for the 2010 International Law Weekend, which will take place in New York October 21-23. [read post]
27 Aug 2010, 11:17 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness Our friend and OJ guest contributor Professor Greg Gordon passes along the following call for papers — for international law scholars and other subject areas — for the Central Law Schools Association 2010 meeting. [read post]
13 Mar 2012, 7:28 am by Peggy McGuinness
by Peggy McGuinness I interrupt this wonderful discussion of Tai-Heng Cheng’s new book for this important announcement from Professor Ruth Wedgwood, President of the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA) regarding International Law Weekend 2012, which takes place Oct. 25-27.  [read post]
8 Nov 2013, 5:39 pm by Peter Spiro
Holland put together by Peggy McGuinness in 2008 is found here. [read post]