International Judicial Monitor
Published by the International Judicial Academy, Washington, D.C., with assistance from the
American Society of International Law

Summer 2010 Issue

Significant Judicial Developments

The European Volcanic Ash Crisis: Between International and European Law
By Alberto Alemanno
July 13, 2010

Dispute Concerning Japan’s JARPA II Program of “Scientific Whaling” (Australia v. Japan)
By Donald K. Anton
July 8, 2010

Congress Continues to Attack Currency Manipulation as China Defuses G-20 Pressure For Now: the International Law Issues
By Claus D. Zimmermann
June 30, 2010

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement in the Public Eye
By Aaron X. Fellmeth
June 24, 2010

ECJ Holds that West Bank Products are Outside Scope of the EU-Israel Association Agreement
By Itzchak Kornfeld
June 23, 2010

States Parties Approve New Crimes for International Criminal Court
By David Scheffer
June 22, 2010

Samantar v. Yousuf: Foreign Official Immunity Under Common Law
By David P. Stewart
June 14, 2010

Special Elections to Fill Vacancies on the International Court of Justice
By Natalya Scimeca
June 11, 2010

The Writ Stops Here: No Habeas for Prisoners Held by U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
By Faiza Patel
June 3, 2010

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Announces Equal Protection Exception for Customs Cases: Totes-Isotoner v. United States
By Claire Kelly
May 17, 2010

The First Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
By David Kaye
May 14, 2010

ABA Adopts ABA-ASIL Joint Task Force Policies on Implementing Treaties under U.S. Law
By Ronald J. Bettauer
May 6, 2010

Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay: The International Court of Justice Recognizes Environmental Impact Assessment as a Duty under International Law
By Cymie R. Payne
April 22, 2010

Climate Change and Guidelines for Argo Profiling Float Deployment on the High Seas
By Aurora Mateos and Montserrat Gorina-Ysern
April 8, 2010

The Responsibility to Protect Haiti
By Linda A. Malone
March 10, 2010

Supreme Court Preview: The Samantar Case and the Immunity of Foreign Government Officials
By David P. Stewart
March 2, 2010

Iceland's Financial Crisis – Quo Vadis International Law
By Michael Waibel
March 1, 2010

The ICC Appeals Chamber Decision on the Warrant of Arrest in Prosecutor v. Bashir
By Saira Mohamed
February 17, 2010

The Copenhagen Climate Change Accord
By Daniel Bodansky
February 16, 2010

The WTO Seal Products Dispute: A Preview of the Key Legal Issues
By Simon Lester
January 13, 2010

The ICC Appeals Chamber Judgment on the Legal Characterization of the Facts in Prosecutor v. Lubanga
By Amy Senier
January 8, 2010


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