Thursday, March 3, 2016

New Issue: American Journal of International Law

The latest issue of the American Journal of International Law (Vol. 109, no. 4, October 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • David Kosař & Lucas Lixinski, Domestic Judicial Design by International Human Rights Courts
  • Joost Pauwelyn, The Rule of Law without the Rule of Lawyers? Why Investment Arbitrators are from Mars, Trade Adjudicators from Venus
  • Notes and Comments
    • Jean Galbraith, Ending Security Council Resolutions
  • Current Developments
    • Sean D. Murphy, Identification of Customary International Law and other Topics: The Sixty-Seventh Session of the International Law Commission
  • International Decisions
    • David A. Colson & Brian J. Vohrer, In re Chagos Marine Protected Area (Mauritius v. United Kingdom)
    • Michael A. Becker, Request for an Advisory Opinion Submitted by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC)
    • Lucas Bastin & Aimee-Jane Lee, Venoklim Holding B.V. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
    • Dinah Shelton & Alexandra Huneeus, In re Direct Action of Unconstitutionality Initiated Against the Declaration of Acceptance of the Jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
  • 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
    • Mary Ellen O'Connell, Game of Drones, reviewing A Theory of the Drone, by Grégoire Chamayou; International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistan: The Legal and Socio-political Aspects by Sikander Ahmed Shah; and Sudden Justice: America's Secret Drone Wars by Chris Woods
    • Ashley Deeks, reviewing National Security and Double Government, by Michael J. Glennon
    • Jens David Ohlin, reviewing The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict, edited by Andrew Clapham and Paola Gaeta
    • Maryellen Fullerton, reviewing The Law of Refugee Status (2nd ed.), by James C. Hathaway and Michelle Foster