Wednesday, July 18, 2018

ILR on Vacation

Light posting until August, as I'll be on vacation.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Call for Papers: ESIL 2019 Research Forum

The European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 2019 Research Forum, which will take place April 4-5, 2019, at the Institute for International Law and European Law, Faculty of Law, University of Göttingen. The theme is: "The International Rule of Law and Domestic Dimensions: Synergies and Challenges." The call is here.

Monday, July 16, 2018

New Issue: Journal of International Criminal Justice

The latest issue of the Journal of International Criminal Justice (Vol. 16, no. 2, May 2018) is out. Contents include:
  • Article
    • Barrie Sander, Justice as Identity: Unveiling the Mechanics of Legitimation in Domestic Atrocity Trials
  • Symposium: The Intention of the Drafters - The ICC at 20
    • Mark Klamberg & Göran Sluiter, Foreword
    • Mark Klamberg, The Legality of Rebel Courts during Non-International Armed Conflicts
    • Suzannah Linton, India and China Before, At, and After Rome
    • Megan A. Fairlie, The Unlikely Prospect of Non-adversarial Trials at the International Criminal Court
    • Fabricio Guariglia, ‘Admission’ v. ‘Submission’ of Evidence at the International Criminal Court: Lost in Translation?
    • Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, Enhancing the Court’s Efficiency: From the Drafting of the Procedural Provisions by States to their Revision by Judges
    • Kimberly Prost, The Surprises of Part 9 of the Rome Statute on International Cooperation and Judicial Assistance
    • Göran Sluiter, Enforcing Cooperation: Did the Drafters Approach It the Wrong Way?
  • Anthology
    • On the Establishment of Courts in Non-international Armed Conflict by Non-state Actors: Stockholm District Court Judgment of 16 February 2017
  • Highlights
    • Katerina I. Kappos, Current Developments at the International Criminal Court

New Issue: International Journal of Transitional Justice

The latest issue of the International Journal of Transitional Justice (Vol. 11, no. 2, July 2018) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Marcelo Torelly, Assessing a Late Truth Commission: Challenges and Achievements of the Brazilian National Truth Commission
    • Sarah Jankowitz, The ‘Hierarchy of Victims’ in Northern Ireland: A Framework for Critical Analysis
    • Jessica G Mecellem, Misfortune or Injustice? The Political Work of Postconflict Narrative in Contemporary Algeria
    • Hakeem O Yusuf, Colonialism and the Dilemmas of Transitional Justice in Nigeria
    • Sahla Aroussi, Perceptions of Justice and Hierarchies of Rape: Rethinking Approaches to Sexual Violence in Eastern Congo from the Ground up
    • Bilge Sahin & Sidonia Lucia Kula, What Women Want before Justice: Examining Justice Initiatives to Challenge Violence against Women in the DRC
    • Sherin Shefik, Reimagining Transitional Justice through Participatory Art
    • Barrie Sander, Unveiling the Historical Function of International Criminal Courts: Between Adjudicative and Sociopolitical Justice
  • Notes from the Field
    • Bronwyn Harris, John Eyles, Pascalia O Munyewende, & Jane Goudge, Something Happened: Storytelling in a Violent Field
  • Review Essay
    • Lauren Marie Balasco, Locating Transformative Justice: Prism or Schism in Transitional Justice?