An International Convention on the Enforcement of Mediated Agreements?

29 August 2016

There is a growing use of mediation in international commercial disputes. Many have pointed out that mediation is ‘the new arbitration’, because arbitration has become increasingly formalized, costly, lengthy and adversarial in nature. Others argue that mediation cannot take the role of arbitration, and one of the reasons is that it lacks an international system […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Guest Writers, Matilda Brolin0 Comments

The State of European Burqa Bans

22 August 2016

  Recent attacks in France and Germany have put the international community on alert and caused governments in those countries to draft or enforce legislation aimed at preventing future attacks. While countries in France have drafted legislation directly targeting what is believed to be symbols pertaining to Islamic extremism, Germany has chosen a more neutral approach […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Nicole Chaney0 Comments

Senegal’s Habré Sentence Sends a Strong Message

12 June 2016

For the court of one country to prosecute the ruler of another is unprecedented. But that is what happened two weeks ago in a historic first, when an ad hoc tribunal in Dakar, Senegal, sentenced Hissene Habré to life in prison after finding the former president of Chad guilty of international human rights crimes. The […]

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70 Years of Justice

22 April 2016

This week we celebrate a very important birthday – on April 18th, 1946, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was born. Since its birth 70 years ago, the ICJ has had the opportunity to hear 161 cases. These cases have been entered from large countries like the United States and the former Soviet Union all […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Lorne Hiller0 Comments

War and Displacement – A Nigerian Story

21 April 2016

In 1903, the Sokoto caliphate in Northern Nigeria, Niger, and southern Cameroon fell, placing the preceding areas under British control. After the British took control, some of the Muslims in these areas expressed their resistance to Western influences. In 2002, Mohammed Yusuf formed Boko Haram, which in loose translation means western education is a sin. […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Cheyenne Moore, DJILP Staff1 Comment

EU-Turkey Agreement: What’s the Deal?

18 April 2016

On March 8, 2016, the European Union (EU) and Turkey reached an agreement aimed at resolving the migrant crisis, which has grown exponentially over the past several years. Since the beginning of the conflict, a total of 9 million migrants, have fled war-torn areas such as Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In search of safety, most […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jeyla Zeynalova0 Comments

ICC Convicts Former President Bemba for Atrocities in Central Africa

15 April 2016

On Monday March 21, 2016 the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the 2002-2003 situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). Bemba was convicted by the ICC of two counts of crimes against humanity, for murder and rape, and three counts of […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jeremy Goldstein0 Comments

The Future of Airline Safety Regulations

14 April 2016

On March 4th, head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board Chris Hart expressed his concern that international efforts to improve airline safety efforts have thus far fallen short. After Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared two years ago, lax safety standards were thrust into the headlines, both in the U.S. and abroad. Since the MH370 […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jane Rugg0 Comments

The FBI and Apple, Inc.: National Security v. Privacy

11 April 2016

In January of this year, President Obama’s top intelligence advisers met with Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook and other technology leaders to discuss their long-standing disagreement over the encryption safeguards built into their devices. The Federal Bureau of Investigation requested Apple help unlock an iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the San Bernardino murderers […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Philip Nickerson, Phillip Nickerson0 Comments

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Where Do You Stand?

20 March 2016

On February 4, 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or “TPP”, was signed by the United States and eleven other countries as one of the most ambitious international trade deals in world history. Through its seven years of grueling negotiations, the criticism of this deal has been, for the lack of a better term, loud.  The TPP […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, James Harmoush0 Comments

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