Archive | March, 2013

Critical Analysis: International Movement to Ban Products Using Animal Research

It took 20 years of campaigning and several delays, but on March 11, 2013, the European Union law went in to effect to ban cosmetic products and their ingredients that use research on animals. The ban stipulates that no new products tested on animals will be imported in the EU. This ban will include products […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Kristen Pariser0 Comments

Critical Analysis: Egyptians Protest Christian’s Death in Libyan Prison

On March 11, Egyptian protestors burned a flag belonging to the Libyan Embassy in Cairo to protest the death of an Egyptian Christian suspected of proselytizing in Libya. The Egyptian Christian, Ezzat Atallah, died in prison where he was detained in Libya with four other Egyptians – all charged with spreading Christianity.  While the Egyptian […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Dan Warhola, DJILP Staff1 Comment

Critical Analysis: Eccentric 90’s American Basketball Player Attempts Diplomacy – Korean War Reignites

  Late last month, Dennis Rodman traveled to North Korea to try his hand at unsanctioned “Basketball Diplomacy.”  More famous for his antics off the court, Rodman was a power forward for, among several other teams, the 1995 – 1998 championship winning Chicago Bulls.  Modeled after the ping pong diplomacy that the United States and […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Tom Dunlop0 Comments

Post Chávez Venezuela: The End of “21st Century Socialism” or Just New Management?

Venezuela’s controversial President Hugo Chávez died on March 5, 2013, after struggling with cancer since June 2011.  As Venezuela prepares for the presidential election that is scheduled for April 14th, many wonder how Chávez’s death will impact Venezuela’s place in the international community.  Chávez was a polarizing figure with enthusiastic supporters, and equally enthusiastic critics, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Katharine York0 Comments

News: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Tuesday, March 19, 2013.    

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Italian Oil Tanker

Homicide at Sea: Which Vessel is the Pirate in the Italy-India Conflict?

  Some two dozen rounds of a powerful automatic gun are suddenly fired from one vessel on the high seas onto another. The latter is an unarmed Indian fishing boat with nets cast. Two fishermen are killed on deck, some eleven are asleep below deck and are injured. The vessel has some 16 bullets on […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Subroto Roy10 Comments

News: Monday, March 18, 2013

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Monday, March 18, 2013.    

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Critical Analysis: Environmental Threats to Human Security and International Law’s Response

International Law Weekend-West was held the weekend of February 2nd at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.  The conference addressed a number of issues that should be on the forefront of the minds of all international lawyers who seek to address threats to human security.  The first panel’s topic (“Environmental Threats to Human […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Katelin Knox1 Comment

News: Friday, March 15, 2013

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Friday, March 15, 2013.    

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Rocket Launch

Is it Time for a More Robust Registration Convention?

In December 2004, the United States representative to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) commented that the Registration Convention—the international treaty mandating that states provide certain location and function information about things they launch into space—serves three purposes: it provides traffic management information to the spacefaring community, enhances safety, and […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Dan St. John0 Comments

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