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UK-UEUK House of Lords vote sets roadblock for Brexit           

Source: Jurist

April 19, 2018

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[JURIST] The House of Lords [official website] passed Wednesday two amendments [vote count, website] that hinder the UK’s effort to leave the EU known as Brexit.

The amendments address the EU (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 [bill, PDF] and require ministers to explore possibilities for remaining in the EU customs union. The debate [minutes] over the amendments lasted nearly five hours with lords expressing concern over Brexit’s impact on the UK’s economy and trade. The votes were based on two reports [12th Report, PDF; 20th Report, PDF] by the House of Lords Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on the Brexit bill. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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guatemalaGuatemala votes to refer conflict with Belize to ICJ      

Source: Jurist

April 16, 2018

[JURIST] In a referendum Sunday, Guatemalans voted [results, in Spanish] overwhelmingly to request that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] resolve the country’s centuries-old territorial dispute with Belize. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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UK-UEScotland court orders hearing on referring Brexit withdrawal question to ECJ 

Source: Jurist

March 20, 2018

[JURIST] A three-judge panel of the Inner House of the Scotland Court of Session[official website] on Tuesday ordered [text, PDF] a hearing on whether a referral may be made to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] on the revocability of the UK’s notice of intention to withdraw from the EU. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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2989570020_f520940a3f_zEurope rights court rejects Ireland’s request to revise torture judgment            

Source: Jurist

March 21, 2018

[JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights(ECHR) [official website] on Tuesday rejected[judgment] a request [press release] made by Ireland to find that the “Hooded Men” previously detained by the UK had suffered torture. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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UK-UEScotland court refuses to refer Brexit withdrawal question to ECJ       

Source: Jurist

February 6, 2018

 

[JURIST] The Scotland Court of Session [official website] on Tuesday rejected [order, PDF] a petition from a group of individuals from the Scotland and EU parliaments [official websites] asking the court to make a preliminary reference to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] on the question of whether the UK can unilaterally stop the Brexit process by withdrawing the notification under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) [text, PDF] before March 29, 2019. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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mundo_03The Crime of Aggression under International Criminal Law: Links with Refugee Law

Source: International Law Grrls
December 10, 2017

The 16th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is already more than halfway done. Many of the themes at the ASP this year is worthy of note, including the election of six new judges, planning for the 20thanniversary of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, as well as consideration of activation of the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression.
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palestinian-flagPalestine: Trump Jerusalem Declaration dangerously ignores legal reality

Source: ICJ
December 8, 2017

US President Donald Trump’s declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and indicating an intention to move its embassy there, dangerously ignores long-standing international law, the ICJ said today.
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