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A Conference on the Role of Opinio Juris in Customary International Law

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis I usually defer to An and Jessica’s (excellent!) work in flagging international law-related conferences and events.  But, I wanted to call particular attention to a conference I just learned about that Duke Law School is co-hosting with the University of Geneva next month at the Duke-Geneva Institute of Transnational Law on the [...]

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Japan’s New Cybersecurity Strategy

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis The tendency in the United States is to think about cyberthreats exclusively in terms of US interests (a tendency I’ve certainly followed on more than one occasion).  Hence, the extended attention to questions of whether and how Congress should regulate cybersecurity.  But, of course, cyberspace — and cyberthreats — are global.  Every [...]

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What if Everyone Thought Congress Could Expand its Powers in Implementing Treaties?

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis Things are starting to heat up around the pending U.S. Supreme Court case Bond v. United States, which will test the scope of Congress’s power to implement U.S. treaties.  The case is a big one — challenging as it does the holding of the most famous of U.S. foreign affairs law cases — [...]

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Ratify the VCLTIO Now!

by Duncan Hollis

by Duncan Hollis There’s lots of serious international and national security talk to be had today following yesterday’s NDU address by President Obama.  But, as part of my continuing quest to track international law in popular culture, I offer readers a bit of Friday afternoon levity: 9 Photos of Jennifer Lawrence that will make you [...]

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