New Issue: Global Constitutionalism
The latest issue of Global Constitutionalism (Vol. 3, no. 1, March 2014) is out.
Contents include: • William Vlcek, Crafting human rights in a constitution: Gay rights in the Cayman Islands and the limits to global norm diffusion • Martin Loughlin, Constitutional pluralism: An oxymoron?
• Ge Chen, Piercing the veil of state sovereignty: How China’s censorship regime into fragmented international law can lead to a butterfly effect
• Thomas Müller, Global constitutionalism in historical perspective: Towards refined tools for international constitutional histories
• William E. Scheuerman, ‘Globalization, Constitutionalism, and Sovereignty’ (book review) • Jean L. Cohen, Reply to Scheuerman’s review of Globalization and Sovereignty
New Volume: South African Yearbook of International Law
The latest volume of the South African Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 37, 2012) is out.
• Navi Pillay, African international scholars and their contribution to the development of international law
• Christof Heyns, Interview with Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
• Dire Tladi, Security Council, the use of force and regime change : Libya and Cote d’Ivoire
• Mathew Truscott, The effect of Security Council mandates on the proportionality analysis in humanitarian interventions
• Gus Waschefort, Beyond fragmentation : an issues-based approach to ‘human rights’
• Lee Stone, Elevating a well-founded fear of sexual violence to a form of persecution in refugee status determination : justifications for a more inclusive approach
• Fernando Loureiro Bastos, The governance models for oceans and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
• G.M. Ferreira & M.P. Ferreira-Snyman, Migration in the global village : cultural rights, citizenship and self-determination
• J.G.S. De Wet, Highlights from the Office of the Chief State Law Adviser (international law) • Notes and Comments o Lawrence Ngobeni, Barcelona Traction and Nottebohm Revisited : nationality as a requirement for diplomatic protection of shareholders in South African law o Lilian Chenwi, Revisiting South Africa’s reporting obligations under human rights treaties and peer review mechanisms : baby strides grinding to a halt? o George Barrie, A bird’s eye view of international law in the twentieth century : from the Hague Peace Conference to the Kyoto Protocol o Werner Scholtz, The reconciliation of transnational economic, social and cultural human rights via the common interest o Matasi W. Martin & Brohmer Jurgen, The proposed International Criminal Chamber section of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights : a legal analysis
• Teaching International Law o Charlotte Ku, Teaching international law in the context of domestic legal systems : towards a transnational approach o John Gamble, International law teaching : glass(es) half full? Rose coloured? Red/white and blue? o Annelize Nienaber, A presumptuous beginner : some thoughts on teaching international law at undergraduate level for the first time.