Monday, December 18, 2017

New Volume: German Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the German Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 59, 2016) is out. Contents include:
  • Forum: Paris Climate Agreement
    • Jorge E. Viñuales, The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Less is More
  • Focus: Frozen Conflicts: How Does PIL Deal with Them?
    • Thomas D. Grant, Three Years After Annexation: Of ›Frozen Conflicts‹ and How to Characterise Crimea
    • Milena Sterio, Self-Determination and Secession Under International Law: Nagorno-Karabakh
    • Christopher J. Borgen, Moldova: Law and Complex Crises in a Systemic Borderland
    • Enrico Milano, Unfreezing and Settling the Conflict over Kosovo
    • Juan Soroeta, The Conflict in Western Sahara After Forty Years of Occupation: International Law versus Realpolitik
    • Nikos Skoutaris, The Paradox of the Europeanisation of Intrastate Conflicts
  • General Articles
    • Andreas Kulick, From Problem to Opportunity?: An Analytical Framework for Vagueness and Ambiguity in International Law
    • Lando Kirchmair, What Came First: The Obligation or the Belief? A Renaissance of Consensus Theory to Make the Normative Foundations of Customary International Law More Tangible
    • Paul Behrens, The Crime of Genocide and the Problem of Subjective Substantiality
    • Philipp Janig & Sarah Mansour Fallah, Certain Iranian Assets: The Limits of Anti-Terrorism Measures in Light of State Immunity and Standards of Treatment
    • Christoph Schewe, Clearing Up? Transparency in the Dispute Settlement of International Trade Agreements
    • Lilian Richieri Hanania, The Social Dimension of Sustainable Development in EU Trade Agreements: Strengthening International Labour Standards
  • German Practice
    • Thomas Giegerich, In Germany International Law may be Honoured in the Breach: The Federal Constitutional Court Gives the Legislature Carte Blanche to Override Treaties
    • Felix Telschow, »Gliding O'er All«: Human Dignity and Constitutional Identity in the Federal Constitutional Court's Recent
    • Mareike Nürnberg & David Schenk, Deployment of Soldiers for the Protection of Nationals Abroad and Inner-State Justification: The German Federal Constitutional Court's Decision on the Operation of German Military in Libya
    • Berenike Schriewer, The German Federal Constitutional Court's First Reference for a Preliminary Ruling to the European Court of Justice: A 2016 Follow-Up
    • Isabell Böhm, Genocide in Rwanda: The Judgment of Frankfurt's Higher Regional Court Against a Former Rwandan Mayor of 29 December 2015
    • Jens Kaiser, German Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in 2016
    • Avril Rushe & Joschka Peters-Wunnenberg, Are the Maghreb States ›Safe‹?
    • Sebastian Tho Pesch, Finding a Solution Without Addressing the Problem: The 2014 Ems-Dollard Treaty
    • Marcus Schladebach, The Germanwings Disaster: Legal Debates and Consequences
    • Thomas Hoppe, The German Federal Court of Justice Marks a Possible Way for the CJEU's Preliminary Ruling: The Compatibility of Investment Arbitration Clauses in Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaties with European Union Law