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Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Sir Franklin Berman, 25 June 2018

Watch the video of the lecture "Authority in International Law" here.

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KFG Working Paper Series: Working Paper No. 17

Working Paper No. 17, “The Functions of Law and Their Challenges: The Differentiated Functionality of International Law“ by Dana Burchardt has been published.

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Publications


For a detailed project outline see:
Heike Krieger & Georg Nolte, "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline? - Points of Departure"

Articles and book chapters

2018

Andreas Zimmermann, "A Victory for the International Rule of Law? Or: All's Well that Ends Well?: The 2017 ASP Decision to Amend the Kampala Amendment on the Crime of Aggression", 16 (1) Journal of International Criminal Justice (2018), 19-29, available here.

Dana Burchardt, "The Functions of Law and Their Challenges: The Differentiated Functionality of International Law", German Law Journal (forthcoming).

2017

Noora Arajärvi, “The Rule of Law in the 2030 Agenda”, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law (2017) 1–31.

Noora Arajärvi, “The Requisite Rigour in the Identification of Customary International Law: A Look at the Reports of the Special Rapporteur of the International Law Commission”, 19 (2) International Community Law Review (2017), 9-46, available here.

Noora Arajärvi, “From the ‘Demands of Humanity’: The Formulation of Opinio Juris in Decisions of International Criminal Tribunals and the Need for a Renewed Emphasis on State Practice”, in: Brian D. Lepard (ed.), Re-examining Customary International Law, Cambridge University Press 2017, 189-232.

Julien Berger, "Intra-EU Investor State Arbitration: The Uncertainty Continues – Unpacking the Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-284/16 (Achmea)," German Arbitration Journal (SchiedsVZ), 2017, 282-291.

Jutta Brunnée, “Chapter 2: Climate Change and International Law”, “Chapter 3: Treaty-Based Lawmaking: Rules, Tools and Techniques”, and “Chapter 9: Interactions between International Climate Change Law and other Areas of International Law”, in: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, and Lavanya Rajamani, International Climate Change Law, OUP 2017.

Congyan Cai, “Enforcing a New National Security? China's National Security Law and International Law”, 10 (1) Journal of East Asia and International Law (2017), 65-89.

Jeffrey L. Dunoff and Mark A. Pollack, “Experimenting with International Law”, 28 (4) EJIL (2017), 1317 – 1340.

Andrew Hurrell, “Can the Study of Global Governance be De-Centred?”, in: Anna Triandafyllidou ed., Global Governance from Regional Perspectives, OUP 2017, 25-44.

Maurice Kamto, "The Status of Municipal Law before the World Court in the Light of Recent Cases", in: Tiyanjana Maluwa, Max du Plessis, and Dire Tladi (eds.), The Pursuit of a Brave New World in International Law: Essays in Honour of John Dugard, Brill 2017, 212-233, available here.

Heike Krieger, “The Conference of International Non-Governmental Organisations of the Council of Europe”, in: Stefanie Schmahl, and Marten Breuer (eds.), The Council of Europe: Its Law and Policies, OUP 2017, 314 – 344.

Felix Lange, "Between Systematization and Expertise for Foreign Policy - The Practice-Oriented Approach in Germany's International Legal Scholarship” (1920 - 1980)", 28 (2) EJIL (2017), 535-558.

Felix Lange, "Art. 59 Abs. 2 S. 1 GG im Lichte von Brexit und IStGH-Austritt – Zur Parlamentarisierung der Kündigung völkerrechtlicher Verträge", AöR 142 (2017) 442-470.

Matthew Stephen, “Emerging Powers and Emerging Trends in Global Governance”, 23 (3) Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations (2017), 483-502.

2016

Andrew Hurrell, “Towards the Global Study of International Relations”, 59 (2) Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (2016), 1-18.

Heike Krieger, “Verfassung im Völkerrecht – Konstitutionelle Elemente jenseits des Staates?“, in: Veröffentlichungen der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer (VVDStRL), Vol. 75, de Gruyter 2016, 439-472, available here.

Sienho Yee, “A Reply to Sir Michael Wood’s Response to AALCOIEG’s Work and My Report on the ILC Project on Identification of Customary International Law”, 15 Chinese JIL (2016), 33-40.

Sienho Yee, “Article 38 of the ICJ Statute and Applicable Law: selected issues in recent cases”, 7 (2) Journal of International Dispute Settlement (2016), 472-498.

2015

Dire Tladi, “The Duty on South Africa to Arrest and Surrender President Al Bashir under South African and International Law”, 13 Journal of International Criminal Justice (2015), 1027-1047.

Dire Tladi, “The Proposed Implementing Agreement: Options for Coherence and Consistency in the Establishment of Protected Areas beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction”, The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (2015), 654-673.

Working papers

KFG Working Paper Series No. 17
Dana Burchardt, "The Functions of Law and Their Challenges: The Differentiated Functionality of International Law"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 16
Velimir Zivkovic, "International Rule of Law Through International Investment Law - Strengths, Challenges and Opportunities"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 15
Heike Krieger and Andreas Zimmermann, "Sentenza 238/2014 of the Italian Constitutional Court and the International Rule of Law"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 14
Janina Barkholdt and Julian Kulaga, "Analytical Presentation of the Comments and Observations by States on Draft Article 7, paragraph 1, of the ILC Draft Articles on Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction, United Nations General Assembly, Sixth Committee, 2017"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 13
Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Zimmermann, "Certiorari Through the Backdoor? - The Judgment by the European Court of Human Rights in Burmych and Others V. Ukraine in Perspective"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 12
Andreas Zimmermann and Felix Boos, "Bringing States to Justice for Crimes against Humanity – The Compromissory Clause in the ILC Draft Convention on Crimes against Humanity"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 11
Harald Braun, "Berlin – New York: A few observations on Germany in the United Nations"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 10
Aniruddha Rajput, "Protection of Foreign Investment in India and International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 9
Noora Arajärvi, "The Rule of Law in the 2030 Agenda"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 8
Felix Lange, "Between Systematization and Expertise for Foreign Policy: The Practice-Oriented Approach in Germany’s International Legal Scholarship (1920–1980)"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 7
Georg Nolte, "The International Law Commission and Community Interests"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 6
Noora Arajärvi, "The Requisite Rigour in the Identification of Customary International Law: A Look at the Reports of the Special Rapporteur of the International Law Commission"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 5
Heike Krieger, "Rights and Obligations of Third Parties in Armed Conflicts"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 4
Andreas Buser, "Colonial Injustices and the Law of State Responsibility: The CARICOM Claim for Reparations"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 3
Angela Kane, "Abrüstungsverträge in der UNO: Chancen und Erwartungen"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 2
Balingene Kahombo, "Africa within the Justice System of the International Criminal Court: the Need for a Reform"

KFG Working Paper Series No. 1
Heike Krieger and Georg Nolte, "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline? - Points of Departure"

Blogs

Balingene Kahombo, “Bemba’s acquittal by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court: Why is it so controversial?”, International Criminal Justice in Africa, 9 July 2018, available here.

Vera Rusinova, “Can International Law Be More International?”, EJIL: Talk!, 8 February 2018, available here.

Julie-Enni Zastrow and Andreas Zimmermann, “Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers Starts Infringement Proceedings in Mammadov v. Azerbaijan: A Victory for the International Rule of Law?”, EJIL: Talk!, 5 February 2018, available here.

Julien Berger, “Das Dilemma der Intra-EU Investor-Staat Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit”, Völkerrechtsblog, 17 January 2018, available here.

Simon Blätgen, “Can we detect paradigmatic shifts when we see them?”, Völkerrechtsblog, 6 December 2017, available here.

Malcolm Jorgensen, “China’s Rising Geolegal Sphere”, Opinio Juris, October 2017, available here.

Lavanya Rajamani, “Reflections on the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement”, EJIL: Talk!, June 2017, available here.

Lavanya Rajamani, “Paris climate deal: Trump is on wrong side of history, science, politics and planet”, Live Mint, 2 June 2017, available here.

Alicia Köppen and Jean d’Aspremont, “Global Reform vs Regional Emancipation: The Principles on International Investment for Sustainable Development in Africa”, EJIL Reflections Vol 6, Issue 2 (2017), available here.

Jutta Brunnée and Stephen Toope, “Whither the rule of law?”, The Globe and Mail February 9, 2017, available here.

Heike Krieger, “Trumping International Law? Implications of the 2016 US presidential election for the international legal order”, in: EJIL: Talk! (2017), available here.

Heike Krieger, “The International Rule of Law – Defying Gravity – Response to Robert McCorquodale”, in: Symposium, Opinio Iuris (2016), available here.

Jutta Brunnée,“Procedure and Substance in International Environmental Law: Confused at a Higher Level?” ESIL Reflections, July 2016; available here.

Alicia Köppen and Julien Berger, “International Law – So 90s? On periodization and the 1990s as crystallization point for contemporary International Law”, Völkerrechtsblog, April 2016, available here.

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