Saturday, September 29, 2018

New Volume: Polish Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Polish Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 37, 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • General articles
    • Christian Tomuschat, Individual and collective identity: Factual givens and their legal reflection in international law: Words in commemoration of Krzysztof Skubiszewski
    • Alessandra La Vaccara, Past conflicts, present uncertainty. Legal answers to the quest for information on missing persons and victims of enforced disappearance: Three case studies from the European context
    • Maryna Rabinovych, The rule of law promotion through trade in the “associated” Eastern neighbourhood
    • Hanna Kuczyńska, Changing evidentiary rules to the detriment of the accused? The Ruto and Sang decision of the ICC Appeals Chamber
    • Maciej Szpunar, Is the Court of Justice afraid of international jurisdictions?
    • Marton Varju, Member State interests and EU law: filtering, moderating, and transforming?
    • Jakub Kociubiński, European “ghost airports”: EU law failure or policy failure? The need for economic analysis in State aid law
    • Justyna Maliszewska-Nienartowicz, A new chapter in the EU counterterrorism policy? The main changes introduced by the Directive 2017/541 on combating terrorism
    • Mirosława Myszke-Nowakowska, Insolvency forum shopping – What can be learned from the ECJ and US Supreme Court case law on international company law and insolvency procedures?
  • Minisymposium on general principles of international law
    • Artur Kozłowski, Systematicity of general principles of (international) law – an outline
    • Roman Kwiecień, General principles of law: The gentle guardians of systemic integration of international law
    • Przemysław Saganek, General principles of law in public international law
    • Izabela Skomerska-Muchowska, Some remarks on the role of general principles in interpretation and application of international customary and treaty law
  • Polish practice of international law
    • Karolina Wierczyńska, Act of 18 December 1998 on the Institute of National Remembrance – Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation as a ground for prosecution of the crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes against peace
    • Patrycja Grzebyk, Amendments of 2018 to the Act on the Institute of National Remembrance – Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes the Polish Nation in light of international law
  • Book reviews
    • Andrzej Jakubowski, Book review: Alexandra Xanthaki, Sanna Valkonen, Leena Heinämäki and Piia Nuorgam (eds.), Indigenous Peoples’ Cultural Heritage. Rights, Debates, Challenges, Brill-Nijhoff, Leiden-Boston: 2017, pp. viii, 351
    • Marcin Kałduński, Book review: B. N. Patel, A. Kumar, W. Nunes (eds.), Indian Ocean and Maritime Security: Competition, Cooperation and Threat, Routledge, London and New York 2017, pp. 164
    • Agata Kleczkowska, Book review: Claus Kreß and Stefan Barriga (eds.), The Crime of Aggression: A Commentary, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2017, pp. 1488
    • Kaja Kowalczewska, Book review: Noam Zamir, Classification of Conflicts in International Humanitarian Law. The Legal Impact of Foreign Intervention in Civil Wars, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: 2017, pp. 260
    • Karolina Wierczyńska, Book review: Cheryl Lawther, Luke Moffett, Dov Jacobs (eds.), Research Handbook on Transitional Justice, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, USA: 2017, pp. 576