Temple Law Logo TU Portal

Topics

Latest News

By Duncan Hollis

What’s Wrong with International Human Rights Law?

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis I’ve long admired Oscar Schachter’s idea that there is an ‘invisible college’ of international lawyers operating across the globe, all of whom share a common culture of professionalism and purpose in advancing international law.  Of course, with fragmentation the unity of that profession is more overtly stressed now than in the past (which, […]

Via OpinioJuris

View Story

Posted Under :

Rapid Response Seminar: Humanitarian Intervention, International Law and Syria

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis Normally, we post our conference announcements weekly, but we just got word of one tomorrow that’s worth flagging.  The British Institute of International and Comparative law (BIICL) will be holding a Rapid Response Seminar tomorrow, September 11, from 4-6 pm to discuss ‘Humanitarian Intervention, International Law and Syria’.  As the title suggests, […]

Via OpinioJuris

View Story

Posted Under :

Federalist Society Teleconference on a Cyber Jus Ad Bellum

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis For readers interested in cyber issues, I wanted to briefly note a Federalist Society Teleconference I was invited to participate in tomorrow at 2 pm (John Yoo is the other panelist).  The session is titled, “Attacks, Exploits and Intrusions: When Is a Cyber Incident an Act of War? What Responses Are Warranted?” [...]

Via OpinioJuris

View Story

Posted Under :

The Costs of Diplomatic Immunity

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis International lawyers are used to explaining to skeptics the functional case for diplomatic immunity by emphasizing the benefits it provides.  Here’s the 5 second version: we want our diplomats to be able to communicate with their host States since the alternative to communication is often (and certainly used to be) conflict.  To [...]

Via OpinioJuris

View Story

Posted Under :