Monday, August 29, 2016

New Volume: Netherlands Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Netherlands Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 46, 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • Jus Cogens: Quo Vadis
    • Maarten den Heijer & Harmen van der Wilt, Jus Cogens and the Humanization and Fragmentation of International Law
    • Dinah Shelton, Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Jus Cogens
    • Ulf Linderfalk, Understanding the Jus Cogens Debate: The Pervasive Influence of Legal Positivism and Legal Idealism
    • Jean d’Aspremont, Jus Cogens as a Social Construct Without Pedigree
    • Alexander Orakhelashvili, Audience and Authority—The Merit of the Doctrine of Jus Cogens
    • Stefan Kadelbach, Genesis, Function and Identification of Jus Cogens Norms
    • Thomas Kleinlein, Jus Cogens as the ‘Highest Law’? Peremptory Norms and Legal Hierarchies
    • Elizabeth Santalla Vargas, In Quest of the Practical Value of Jus Cogens Norms
    • Louis J. Kotzé, Constitutional Conversations in the Anthropocene: In Search of Environmental Jus Cogens Norms
    • Cathryn Costello & Michelle Foster, Non-refoulement as Custom and Jus Cogens? Putting the Prohibition to the Test
    • Thomas Cottier, Improving Compliance: Jus Cogens and International Economic Law
    • Valentina Vadi, Jus Cogens in International Investment Law and Arbitration
  • Dutch Practice in International Law
    • Cedric Ryngaert, Immunities of International Organizations Before Domestic Courts: Reflections on the Collective Labour Case Against the European Patent Organization
    • Roel Schutgens & Joost Sillen, Judicial Review on the Island of Saint Martin: An Example for The Kingdom of the Netherlands?
    • Jasper Krommendijk, Between Pretence and Practice: The Dutch Response to Recommendations of International Human Rights Bodies