Between the Law of Force and the Law of Armed Conflict

“Between the Law of Force and the Law of Armed Conflict” by Adil Ahmad Haque, originally published on Just Security Blog on October 13, 2016. We are grateful for permission to reprint this as part of our series inspired by “Humanity’s Common Heritage,” our recent conference on the 2016 ICRC Commentary on the First Geneva… Continue reading Between the Law of Force and the Law of Armed Conflict

Whose Armed Conflict? Which Law of Armed Conflict?

“Whose Armed Conflict? Which Law of Armed Conflict?” by Adil Ahmad Haque, originally published on Just Security Blog on October 4, 2016. We are grateful for permission to reprint this as part of our series inspired by “Humanity’s Common Heritage,” our recent conference on the 2016 ICRC Commentary on the First Geneva Convention. The author,… Continue reading Whose Armed Conflict? Which Law of Armed Conflict?

Triggers and Thresholds of Non-International Armed Conflict

“Triggers and Thresholds of Non-International Armed Conflict” by Adil Ahmad Haque, originally published on Just Security Blog on September 29, 2016. We are grateful for permission to reprint this as part of our series inspired by “Humanity’s Common Heritage,” our recent conference on the 2016 ICRC Commentary on the First Geneva Convention. The author, Rutgers… Continue reading Triggers and Thresholds of Non-International Armed Conflict

Critique of ICRC’s 2016 Commentary to Geneva Convention I: Arming medical personnel, loss of protected status

It’s our pleasure to publish this post as part of our series inspired by “Humanity’s Common Heritage,” our recent conference on the 2016 ICRC Commentary on the First Geneva Convention. The author is Nicholas W. Mull, a Columbia Law LL.M. candidate who served till mid-2016 at the Pentagon, as an International & Operational Law Attorney,… Continue reading Critique of ICRC’s 2016 Commentary to Geneva Convention I: Arming medical personnel, loss of protected status

Center’s e-newsletter recaps last year, looks forward to great 2016-17 events

Very pleased to share the e-newsletter we at the Dean Rusk International Law Center mailed to our University of Georgia School of Law community and beyond. E-mail us ruskintlaw@uga.edu to request direct mailing of future editions. News from Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center Since last October, when we rededicated our Louis B. Sohn… Continue reading Center’s e-newsletter recaps last year, looks forward to great 2016-17 events

Old Europe and new transnational challenges in latest Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law

Issues circling the globe are featured in  Volume 44 Issue 1 of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, or GJICL, just published and available online. The volume begins with two articles, by scholars with ties to France, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as the United States: ► New Judicial Review in Old… Continue reading Old Europe and new transnational challenges in latest Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law

How will current and future conflicts test 2016 ICRC Commentary?

It’s our pleasure today to publish this post by Chanel Chauvet, a member of the Georgia Law Class of 2018 who serves as a Student Ambassador at our Dean Rusk International Law Center. This past summer, Chanel (below left) completed a summer course on international humanitarian law at Leiden Law School’s Grotius Centre for International… Continue reading How will current and future conflicts test 2016 ICRC Commentary?

“Humanity’s Common Heritage”: Georgia Law-ICRC conference on Geneva Conventions Commentaries

Humanity’s Common Heritage – norms codified in international humanitarian law treaties to which all countries of the world belong – will be the topic of a conference this Friday, September 23, at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia. The conference title derives from this observation about those treaties, the four 1949… Continue reading “Humanity’s Common Heritage”: Georgia Law-ICRC conference on Geneva Conventions Commentaries

Georgia Law’s annual Advocate magazine features our Center

Very pleased that our Dean Rusk International Law Center is featured in the just-released Advocate, the annual magazine of the University of Georgia School of Law. Highlights of the volume include the May 2016 commencement address of alumna Sally Yates, now Deputy Attorney General of the United States, and much more. The article recounting our… Continue reading Georgia Law’s annual Advocate magazine features our Center

A world of issues addressed in new edition of Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

Four more than 4 decades, important articles on international, transnational, and comparative law and policy have found a publication home at Georgia law’s Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Volume 43 Issue 2, the latest edition of GJICL, has just been released and is available online. The volume begins with three articles, by five… Continue reading A world of issues addressed in new edition of Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law