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3 Jun 2011, 12:03 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Here’s the text of the resolution passed in the House this afternoon on Libya, as introduced by Speaker Boehner. [read post]
19 Jun 2012, 9:02 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Supreme Court’s decision in the SB 1070 case is imminent (the only suspense now being whether it gets a separate-day release from the health care case). [read post]
2 Feb 2011, 11:07 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Perhaps not getting the coverage it might in the face of more important developments elsewhere: Pakistan continues to hold Raymond Davis, a US government official posted to Lahore, in the killing of two Pakistanis last week despite protests from the US that the official is entitled to diplomatic immunity. [read post]
13 Jul 2012, 2:33 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro “Non-citizen nationals” – a very small group of “Americans”. [read post]
7 May 2012, 11:43 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro . . . your fourth-grader is being taught about the Convention on the Rights of the Child. [read post]
17 Jun 2011, 12:43 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Supreme yesterday gave the green light to an individual asserting a Tenth Amendment defense in a criminal prosecution under a federal statute enacted pursuant to the Chemical Weapons Convention (Bond v. [read post]
16 Sep 2010, 12:02 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Chuck Lane makes this case for rejecting a “cry fire” analogy on Koran burning, as suggested by Justice Breyer in a book-flacking recent interview with George Stephanopoulos. [read post]
25 Feb 2011, 5:38 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro We already knew that Muammar scion Saif Gaddafi had written a dissertation at LSE entitled "The Role of Civil Society in the Democratisation of Global Governance Institutions: From Soft Power to Collective Decision Making? [read post]
28 Nov 2010, 8:22 pm by Kenneth Anderson
(Kenneth Anderson) I think my Opinio Juris co-blogger Peter Spiro is probably right that one of the collateral consequences of Wikileaks is the demise, or anyway acceleration toward the demise, of the traditional diplomatic cable. [read post]
20 Oct 2010, 12:51 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Richard Hasen writes in Slate: There are of course good reasons to limit foreign money in the electoral process—it’s just that none of them are compatible with the Supreme Court’s First Amendment absolutism. [read post]
14 Jan 2010, 11:38 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro There are an estimated 45,000 US citizens in Haiti, and there's an assumption that they should be first in line to receive US assistance. [read post]
14 Feb 2012, 10:49 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro For those of you no longer getting the New York Times in print, this was the lead story in today’s paper. [read post]
28 Nov 2010, 1:26 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro I suspect this will be a much bigger story than the previous Iraq and Afghanistan disclosures, mostly because there will be something here for everyone. [read post]
1 May 2012, 6:49 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Uri Feldman and Josh Keating have this excellent piece now up over at Foreign Policy on the history and mechanics of diplomatic asylum, as now possibly playing out in the case of Chen Guangcheng. [read post]
26 Mar 2012, 12:30 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Brits are looking to strip Asma al-Assad of her UK citizenship, this in the wake of the imposition of various sanctions on her and family members of other Assad associates. [read post]
14 May 2012, 2:44 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has given up his US citizenship in the run-up to the Facebook IPO. [read post]
29 Apr 2010, 2:40 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Arizona’s already notorious anti-immigrant measure, enacted last week and making unauthorized presence in the U.S. a crime under state law, isn’t likely to last long. [read post]
12 Dec 2011, 9:22 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro The Supreme Court announced a grant this morning in the SB 1070 case. [read post]
26 Aug 2011, 6:46 am by Jacob Katz Cogan
October 12, 2011: Peter Spiro (Temple Univ. - Law), The Libya Intervention and Executive War PowersOctober 17, 2011: Henry Farrell (George Washington Univ.), The Consequences of the Eurozone CrisisNovember 2, 2011: Peter Rutledge (Univ. of Georgia - Law), Anti-Suit Injunctions Against Foreign Judgments [read post]