Wednesday, April 1, 2015

New Issue: American Journal of International Law

The latest issue of the American Journal of International Law (Vol. 108, no. 4, October 2014) is out. Contents include:
  • Janie A. Chuang, Exploitation Creep and the Unmaking of Human Trafficking Law
  • Anthony D'Amato, Groundwork for International Law
  • Agora: Reflections on Anthony D'Amato's “Groundwork for International Law”
    • Jean d'Aspremont, Send back the Lifeboats: Confronting the Project of Saving International Law
    • Mónica García-Salmones Rovira, Who Is the System? On Commitment, Biology, and Human Beings in the Politics of “Groundwork for International Law”
    • Tom Farer, Can the United States Violently Punish the Assad Regime? Competing Visions (Including That of Anthony D'Amato) of the Applicable International Law
    • Anthony D'Amato Responds
  • Current Developments
    • Nina H. B. Jørgensen, State Responsibility for Aiding or Assisting International Crimes in the Context of the Arms Trade Treaty
  • International Decisions
    • Anthea Roberts & Christina Trahanas, Judicial Review of Investment Treaty Awards: BG Group v. Argentina
    • Ronald J. Bettauer, Questions Relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia)
    • Bernard H. Oxman & Vincent P. Cogliati-Bantz, The M/V “Virginia G” (Panama/Guinea-Bissau)
    • Shen Wei, FG Hemisphere Associates v. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Contemporary Practice of the United States Relating to International Law
    • Kristina Daugirdas & Julian Davis Mortenson, Contemporary Practice of the United States Relating to International Law
  • Recent Books on International Law
    • Karen Knop, Hard Facts: Implications of Policy Diffusion for International Law, reviewing The Democratic Foundations of Policy Diffusion: How Health, Family and Employment Laws Spread Across Countries, by Katerina Linos
    • Jacques deLisle, reviewing Chinese Contemporary Perspectives on International Law: History, Culture and International Law, by Xue Hanqin
    • Stephen M. Schwebel, reviewing The Interpretation of International Investment Law: Equality, Discrimination and Minimum Standards of Treatment in Historical Context, by Todd Weiler
    • Jean Galbraith, reviewing The Oxford Guide to Treaties, edited by Duncan B. Hollis
    • Donald L. Brown, reviewing Modern Piracy: Legal Challenges and Responses, edited by Douglas Guilfoyle