Monday, October 29, 2012

New Volume: Italian Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Italian Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 21, 2011) is out. Contents include:
  • Symposium: The Libyan Crisis and International Law
    • Natalino Ronzitti, NATO’s Intervention in Libya: A Genuine Action to Protect a Civilian Population in Mortal Danger or An Intervention Aimed at Regime Change?
    • Luisa Vierucci, The No-Fly Zone Over Libya: Enforcement Issues
    • Giuseppe Nesi, Recognition of the Libyan National Transitional Council: When, How and Why
    • Giorgio Sacerdoti & Pia Acconci, The Security Council’s Asset Freeze Against Gaddafi’s Libya and Its Implementation in Italy
    • Marina Mancini, The Day After: Prosecuting International Crimes Committed in Libya
    • Ciaran Burke, Beyond Libya: Moral Norms in International Law and the Use of Force by States
  • Focus: The ICJ Judgment in Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece Intervening)
    • Benedetto Conforti, The Judgment of the International Court of Justice on the Immunity of Foreign States: A Missed Opportunity
    • Riccardo Pavoni, An American Anomaly? On the ICJ’s Selective Reading of United States Practice in Jurisdictional Immunities of the State
    • Carlos Espósito, Jus Cogens and Jurisdictional Immunities of States at the International Court of Justice: A Conflict Does Exist
    • Mirko Sossai, Are Italian Courts Directly Bound to Give Effect to the Jurisdictional Immunities Judgment?