Wednesday, September 16, 2015

New Issue: American Journal of International Law

The latest issue of the American Journal of International Law (Vol. 109, no. 2, April 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • Harold Hongju Koh & Todd F. Buchwald, The Crime of Aggression: The United States Perspective
  • Editorial Comment
    • Alan O. Sykes, Economic “Necessity” in International Law
  • Current Developments
    • Jacob Katz Cogan, Stabilization and the Expanding Scope of the Security Council's Work
    • Sienho Yee, The 2013 Judicial Activity of the International Court of Justice
  • International Decisions
    • Stephen M. Schwebel & Ruth Teitelbaum, The Latest Award from the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal: The Line Between Approximation of Damages and Ruling ex Aequo et Bono
    • Abhimanyu George Jain, Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile)
    • Chiara Giorgetti, Hulley Enterprises Ltd. (Cyprus) v. Russian Federation, Yukos Universal Ltd. (Isle of Man) v. Russian Federation, Veteran Petroleum Ltd. (Cyprus) v. Russian Federation
    • Alexia Solomou, Cyprus v. Turkey
    • Riccardo Pavoni, Simoncioni v. Germany
  • 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
    • Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, The International Judicial Function in Its (In)finite Variety, reviewing Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts, by Yuval Shany; The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice, edited by Christian J. Tams and James Sloan; and The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication, edited by Cesare P.R. Romano, Karen J. Alter, and Yuval Shany
    • Beth A. Simmons, reviewing Making Human Rights a Reality, by Emilie M. Hafner-Burton
    • Geir Ulfstein, reviewing Transparency in International Law, edited by Andrea Bianchi and Anne Peters
    • Hurst Hannum, reviewing Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories, by David A. Rezvani
    • John E. Noyes, reviewing The Sources of International Law, by Hugh Thirlway