International Law

HLS conference on Russian cultural property law

This Friday and Saturday, HLS Librarian and Professor Terry Martin will be hosting a conference entitled “Spoils of War v. Cultural Heritage: The Russian Cultural Property Law in Historical Context.” This conference will take place in the Langdell South Classroom. Click here for extensive conference details. There is no charge for the conference, but attendees must register in …

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2007 International Privacy Rankings

The U.S. has been labeled an endemic surveillance society along with the U.K., Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Russia, China and Malaysia in a recent comprehensive survey of global privacy. The 2007 International Privacy Rankings, a survey conducted by the US-based Electronic Privacy Information Center and the UK-based Privacy International, ranks the U.S. near the bottom finding that “in terms …

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International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

Adopted by consensus on December 20, 2006 by the UN General Assembly and opened for signature on February 6, 2007, this Convention criminalizes the practice of enforced disappearance (the kidnapping of an individual, directly or indirectly by the state, without informing anyone of their whereabouts) in peacetime or in war. It specifically prohibits the use of secret places …

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ECLAC Launches New Database on Trade Disputes in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has launched a full-text database that provides “information and documentation on the entire trade disputes process, from initial filing to final enactment”. Known as IDATD, Integrated Database of Trade Disputes for Latin America and the Caribbean, this “database consolidates into a single site information on trade agreements and …

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