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Hollis Treaty Volume Garners ASIL Award

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by Peter Spiro OJ’s own Duncan Hollis has been awarded the American Society of International Law’s “Certificate of Merit for High Technical Craftsmanship and Utility to Practicing Lawyers and Scholars” for his edited volume The Oxford Guide to Treaties. (Other honorees this year are Jeremy Waldron and Petros C. Mavroidis.) From the citation: The Oxford Guide [...]

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Is Another Treaty Question Headed to the Supreme Court?

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by Peter Spiro Is there a private right of action under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction? The Fourth Circuit said no in 2006, the Second Circuit now says yes in, in an opinion released on Monday (the case is Ozaltin v. Ozaltin; Reuters recap here).  Sounds like SCOTUS will have to [...]

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Jon Stewart Takes Down Treaty Rejectionists: “Please Tell Me This Is Rock Bottom”

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by Peter Spiro In case you missed it, Jon Stewart at his best on the Senate’s rejection on Tuesday of the Disabilities Convention: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook   The floor debate on the CRPD can be found in the [...]

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