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14 Mar 2011, 7:48 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro This from Gianluca Parolin in EUI's excellent EU Democracy Observatory on Citizenship on proposed changes to Egypt's constitution regarding presidential eligibility: The current text (albeit suspended) requires the candidate to be an Egyptian citizen born of Egyptian parents. [read post]
8 Dec 2010, 12:18 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro This message just went out on Twitter: WE ARE ATTACKING WWW.VISA.COM IN AN HOUR! [read post]
23 Dec 2010, 12:41 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Another Indian diplomat gets the treatment, this time in Austin. [read post]
5 Oct 2010, 1:02 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro That appears to be the upshot of section 704 of Public Law 111-117, a doorstop appropriations measure enacted last December: SEC. 704. [read post]
9 May 2011, 8:03 am by Dan Ernst
Details here.If you can't make it to Italy, check out the on-line symposium held recently at Opinio Juris:Intro (Spiro)Opening (Lindseth) [read post]
12 Mar 2018, 9:07 pm
The symposium includes an introduction by Jaya Ramji-Nogales and Peter J. [read post]
23 Jan 2009, 4:00 am
This week, Peter Spiro and I hosted Jide Nzelibe (pictured below left) at Temple's International Law Colloquium. [read post]
29 Jul 2010, 10:18 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro I’ve got some bigger picture thoughts (cautionary, from an alien rights perspective) over at the NY Times Room for Debate. [read post]
28 Nov 2011, 12:07 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro I’ve been arguing for some time (here, here, and here, all pre-SSRN) that the globalized economy enables the world to directly discipline US states in the context of foreign relations and human rights, and that this in turn erases the need for a dormant federal foreign affairs power. [read post]
17 May 2012, 1:03 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro We should have known that it would take someone on the Hill about ten minutes to go after Eduardo Saverin and tax renunciants after all the play his exit has been getting. [read post]
25 Apr 2012, 1:39 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Transcript of today’s argument before the Supreme Court here. [read post]
23 Sep 2010, 8:57 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro President Obama’s UN General Assembly speech this morning highlighted the place of civil society as an agent of progress: Civil society is the conscience of our communities, and America will always extend our engagement abroad with citizens beyond the halls of government. [read post]
6 Oct 2008, 3:43 pm
Sachs, Larry Solum, Dan Tokaji, and Peter Spiro. [read post]
25 May 2012, 11:32 am by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro Supporters of US ratification of the Law of the Sea Treaty now have a network home, curiously called “The American Sovereignty Campaign.” It seems to be a serious undertaking, counting the US Chamber of Commerce and the Pew Charitable Trusts among its members, running this polished ad in the print media. [read post]
27 Feb 2012, 1:21 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro In case you missed it, Rick Santorum asserted earlier this month that it’s open season on old people in the Netherlands – that euthanasia accounts for 10% of all deaths and that the elderly walk around with “Do Not Euthanize” bracelets in the way of medical alerts. [read post]
24 Jul 2012, 7:10 pm by Peter Spiro
by Peter Spiro From the Guardian, an account that even an academic would have a hard time making up: Honduras may allow for extraterritorial appeals in some number of jurisdictions, amounting to “semi-independent city-states,” established to improve investment appeal: The complex constitutional agreement under discussion involves Mauritius – an island 10,000 miles away in the Indian Ocean – guaranteeing the legal framework of the courts in the development… [read post]
6 Feb 2009, 4:00 am
Peter Spiro and I had the pleasure of hosting IntLawGrrl Elena Baylis (pictured below right) this week at Temple's International Law Colloquium. [read post]