Tuesday, June 15, 2010

New Volume: German Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the German Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 52, 2009) is out. Contents include:
  • Forum
    • T. Giegerich, The Federal Constitutional Court's Judgment on the Treaty of Lisbon: The Last Word (German) Wisdom Ever Has to Say on a United Europe?
  • Focus Section: Chances and Challenges of Regional Human Rights Protection
    • G. Bekker, The African Human Rights System: An Uphill Struggle
    • K. Hashemi, Muslim States, Regional Human Rights Systems and the Organization of the Islamic Conference
    • P. Malanczuk, Regional Protection of Human Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region
    • M. O'Boyle & J. Darcy, The European Court of Human Rights: Accomplishments, Predicaments and Challenges
    • J. M. Pasqualucci, The Inter-American Human Rights System: Progress Made and Still To Be Made
  • Symposium: The Nord Stream Pipeline: Legal, Economic and Environmental Issues
    • R. Götz, The Nord Stream Pipeline: The Energy Policy Background
    • S. Vinogradov, Challenges of Nord Stream: Streamlining International Legal Frameworks and Regimes for Submarine Pipelines
    • T. Koivurova & I. Pölönen,Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment in the Case of the Baltic Sea Gas Pipeline
    • S. Leible, Private International Law: Contracts for the Delivery of Gas
    • R. Happ, The Nord Stream Pipeline: Settlement of Disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty?
    • A.-R. Börner, Comment on the Private Law Aspects of the Nord Stream Pipeline
  • P. D. Mora, The Legality of Civil Jurisdiction over Torture under the Universal Principle
  • A. Seibert-Fohr, Judicial Independence in European Union Accessions: The Emergence of a European Basic Principle
  • A. D'Amato, The Coerciveness of International Law
  • L.F. Müller, Judicial Independence as a Council of Europe Standard
  • K. Oellers-Frahm, The Principle of Consent to International Jurisdiction: Is It Still Alive? Observations on the Judgment on Preliminary Objections in the Case Concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia)
  • A. Fischer-Lescano & L. Kreck, Piracy and Human Rights: Legal Issues in the Fight against Piracy within the Context of the European "Operation Atalanta"
  • M. Susi, Application of the Access to Court Doctrine by the European Court of Human Rights: Estonia's Concept of Comprehensive Court Protection
  • A. Alvarez-Jiménez, The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body's Limited Autonomy to Modify the WTO Dispute Settlement System