Monday, August 6, 2012

New Volume: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

The latest volume of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Vol. 14, 2011) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Annyssa Bellal & Louise Doswald-Beck, Evaluating the Use of Force During the Arab Spring
    • Amichai Cohen & Yuval Shany, Beyond the Grave Breaches Regime: The Duty to Investigate Alleged Violations of International Law Governing Armed Conflicts
    • Sean Watts, Domestic Investigations of Suspected Law of Armed Conflict Violations: United States Procedures, Policies and Practices
    • Aoife O'Donoghue, Splendid Isolation: International Humanitarian Law, Legal Theory and the International Legal Order
    • George Cadwalader Jr., The Rules Governing the Conduct of Hostilities in Additional Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions of 1949: A Review of Relevant United States References
  • Current Developments
    • Mohbuba Choudhury, Aleksandra Bojovic & Louise Arimatsu, Year in Review 2011
    • Chris De Cock, Operation Unified Protector and the Protection of Civilians in Libya
    • Jelena Pejic, The ECtHR’s Al-Jedda Judgment: Implications for IHL
    • Beth Van Schaack, The Killing of Osama bin Laden and Anwar Al Aulaqi: Uncharted Legal Territory
    • Helen Durham & Phoebe Wynn-Pope, Protecting the ‘Helpers’: Humanitarians and Health Care Workers During Times of Armed Conflict
  • Forum: Reflections on 9/11 and IHL
    • Dieter Fleck, International Humanitarian Law A Decade After September 11: Developments and Perspectives
    • W. Hays Parks, Perspective and the Importance of History
    • Charles Garraway, Can the Law of Armed Conflict Survive 9/11?
    • Rob McLaughlin, ‘Terrorism’ as a Central Theme in the Evolution of Maritime Operations Law Since 11 September 2011
    • Matthew C. Waxman, Temporality and Terrorism in International Humanitarian Law
    • Vijay M. Padmanabhan, Legacy of 9/11: Continuing the Humanization of Humanitarian Law
    • Charles J. Dunlap Jr., The Mottled Legacy of 9/11: A Few Reflections on the Evolution of the International Law of Armed Conflict