Saturday, November 24, 2018

New Volume: Italian Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Italian Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 27, 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • Symposium: Sanctions and Restrictive Measures in International Law
    • Nigel D. White, Autonomous and Collective Sanctions in the International Legal Order
    • Leonardo Borlini & Stefano Silingardi, Defining Elements and Emerging Legal Issues of EU “Sanctions”
    • Viktoriia Lapa, National Margin of Appreciation as a Standard of Review for Economic Sanctions: In Search of the Golden Fleece?
    • Antonino Alì, The Parliamentary Assembly of The Council of Europe and the Sanctions Against the Russian Federation in Response to the Crisis in Ukraine
    • Elena Carpanelli, Italian Practice in the Implementation of International Targeted Sanctions: Enhanced Protection or Additional Complexities?
    • Francesca Capone, A Critical Overview of the United Nations Architecture on Children and Armed Conflict: What Role for Sanctions?
  • Focus: The ILC’s Work on the Identification of Customary International Law
    • Cameron Miles, Thoughts on Domestic Adjudication and the Identification and Formation of Customary International Law
    • Mariangela La Manna, the Standards for the Identification of Exceptions to Customary Law
    • Ludovica Chiussi, Remarks on the ILC Work on the Identification of Customary Law and Human Rights: Curbing “Droit de L’Hommisme”?
    • James A. Green, The Persistent Objector Rule in the Work of the International Law Commission on the Identification of Customary International Law
  • Notes and Comments
    • Enrico Milano, Secession Revisited: General Framework and Lessons from the Referenda in Catalonia and Kurdistan
    • Marco Pedrazzi, The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: A Promise, a Threat or a Flop?
    • Valentina Grado, The EU “Conflict Minerals Regulation”: Potentialities and Limits in the Light of the International Standards on Responsible Sourcing
    • Marina Mancini, Italy’s New Migration Control Policy: Stemming the Flow of Migrants from Libya without Regard for Their Human Rights