Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Inaugural Volume: Nigerian Yearbook of International Law

The inaugural volume of the Nigerian Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • Part I International Law and Regional Systems
    • Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade, Compliance with Judgments and Decisions: The Experience of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: A Reassessment
  • Part II Contemporary Challenges/Emerging Issues
    • David Baragwanath, Responding to Terrorism: Definition and Other Actions
    • Daniel David Ntanda Nsereko, The Evolution of the Status of the Individual Under International Law
    • Péter Kovács & Tamás Vince Ádány, Admission into Diplomatic Buildings As an Alternative or Substitute to Diplomatic Asylum?
    • Patricia O’Brien, International Law and Daunting Contemporary Crises to Human Security and the Rule of Law
    • Dakas C. J. Dakas, Interrogating Colonialism: Bakassi, the Colonial Question and the Imperative of Exorcising the Ghost of Eurocentric International Law
    • Obiora Chinedu Okafor, The International Law of Secession and the Protection of the Human Rights of Oppressed Substate Groups: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
  • Part III Criminal Law
    • David Re, International Crimes: A Hybrid Future?
    • Chile Eboe-Osuji, The ICC and the African Court and the Extended Notion of Complementarity of International Criminal Jurisdictions
    • William Schabas, Fragmentation or Stabilisation? Recent Case Law on the Crime of Genocide in Light of the 2007 Judgment of the International Court of Justice
    • Udoka Owie, The Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Question of Head of State Immunity in International Law: Revisiting the Decision in Prosecutor v Charles Ghankay Taylor
  • Part IV Natural Resources/Environmental Law
    • Rhuks Ako, Mainstreaming Environmental Justice in Developing Countries: Thinking Beyond Constitutional Environmental Rights
    • Engobo Emeseh, Environmental Victims, Access to Justice and the Sustainable Development Goals
    • Damilola S. Olawuyi & Temitope Tunbi Onifade, Promoting Functional Distributive Justice in the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund System: Lessons from Alaska and Norway