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Borderline Jurisprudence Ft Başak Etkin & Kostia Gorobets | 21 | JC

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The Administration of Inter-State Commissions of Inquiry and Conciliations by the Permanent Court of Arbitration Ft. Ashwita Ambast | 41 | JC
In this episode Shayan Ahmed is joined by Ashwita Ambast, Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, to discuss the organization’s role and significance in the administration of inter-state Commissions of Inquiry and Conciliations. Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
56:38
July 19, 2022
Conversing IILA Ft. Daniel Stewart | 40 | JC
In Ep 40 Shayan Ahmed speaks with Daniel Stewart, Executive Director of @IndependentILA, on the work of the organization.  IILA was founded in 2017 and has been engaged in providing PIL in-house counsel for small and developing countries. https://independentila.org/
01:09:11
July 05, 2022
Unpacking Frontex a.k.a European Border and Coast Guard Agency Ft. Mariana Gkliati | 39 | JC
This episode is the second and final edition of a two-part collaboration with the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research (NNHRR) at T.M.C. Asser Institute for International & European Law. In this episode, we speak to Prof. Mariana Gkliati about one of Europe's most important border enforcement actors, Frontex. Particularly, we look at ways of holding the agency accountable for fundamental rights violations while zooming in on a spate of recent developments affecting Frontex and its future. Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
54:22
June 08, 2022
Law of the Sea Ft. Robin Churchill | 38 | JC
On this episode, we speak with Robin Churchill about the new edition of his book, co authored with Vaughan Lowe and Amy Sander on the Law of The Sea (4th edition, 2022). We explore the vast developments of the law and the post UNCLOS-phase premised in the book. Works Cited: Link to the Robin's upcoming book: https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719079689/ Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
37:12
April 26, 2022
Climate Litigation Ft. Otto Spijkers | 37 | JC
This episode is the first edition of a two-part collaboration with the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research (NNHRR) at T.M.C. Asser Institute for International & European Law. For this episode, we are joined by NNHRR member Professor Otto Spijkers for a discussion on the actual and potential influence of climate litigation on the way the “who should do what” question in managing climate change. You can read more about Professor Otto Spijkers work here:  https://brill.com/view/journals/cjel/5/2/article-p237_7.xml https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJLh15oaKvI Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
42:11
April 22, 2022
Law and Morality of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems Ft. Joanna Wilson | 36 | JC
In this episode, Layal Alghoozi sits down with Joanna Wilson (@JoannaLDWilson) from the International Law, Conflict and Security Research Group at the University of Glasgow to discuss Joanna's research on lethal autonomous weapons, exploring legal and moral arguments in the debate on regulating autonomy in warfare. Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
28:43
March 29, 2022
Strategic Human Rights Litigation - A Case of Extraordinary Rendition and Arbitrary Detention Ft. Helen Duffy | 35 | JC
In this episode, we are joined by our first repeat guest in Jus cogens history, Dr Helen Duffy. Dr Duffy talks to Fares and Omer at length about the numerous challenges faced in efforts to ensure international accountability, responsibility & justice for victims of extraordinary rendition and secret detention programs run by major international players for decades.  You can read more about Professor Helen Duffy @HelenDuffy_HRP and her Pro-bono practice work on https://www.rightsinpractice.org/ Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
42:51
March 22, 2022
Deconstructing Statehood and Statelessness Ft. Milena Sterio and Rosa Celorio | 34 | JC
This episode is a joint collaboration between Jus Cogens and the George Washington International Law Review at the George Washington University, as a prelude to the upcoming The George Washington International Law Review's Annual Symposium - "The State of the Nation-State in International Law" taking place on March 18 2022. Website: https://www.law.gwu.edu/george-washington-international-law-review-2022-symposium-state-nation-state-international-law.  Contact: Ryan Migeed (Symposium Editor) @ symposium.gwilr@law.gwu.edu  In this podcast, I am joined by Professor Milena Sterio and Dean Rosa Celorio (participants of the GWILR Symposium 2022 statehood panel) to discuss numerous aspects and issues relating to statehood and statelessness under international law. Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
42:59
March 15, 2022
A Conversation with Anthea Roberts | 33 | JC |
In this episode, we speak with Dr Anthea Roberts (@AntheaERoberts) one of the world's leading international law scholars. I speak to her about her journey into international law and unpack the fluid and cross-disciplinary nature of her scholarship. We explore what drives her and what her unique research process and methodology look like. Anthea also sheds light on the tools, techniques and frameworks she uses to think, research and communicate with the world. The discussion further looks at how the international legal academy and its present ecosystem overall needs more innovation, diversity and inclusivity to evolve into a more rich discipline. You can find more about Anthea and her work at https://www.anthearoberts.com/ Material Referenced in the Episode: Book - Is International Law International Book - Six Faces of Globalization - Who Wins, Who Loses and Why It Matters
01:04:23
December 21, 2021
Autonomous Weapons and the Search for an Irreducible Law of War Ft. Ioannis Kalpouzos | 32 | JC |
In episode 32, Shayan Ahmed sits down with Professor Ioannis Kalpouzos to discuss his article, "Double Elevation: Autonomous Weapons and the Search for an Irreducible Law of War", published in Leiden Journal of International Law. Material Referenced in the Episode: Article - Double Elevation: Autonomous Weapons and the Search for an Irreducible Law of War https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3545332 Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
01:07:01
December 15, 2021
Space Colonization, Erasure of Global South, PhDs & Other Anxieties of Aspiring Int'l Lawyers Ft. Cris van Eijk | 31 | JC |
In this episode, we speak with Cris van Eijk (@crisveijk) on everything from Elon Musk writing a constitution of Mars, to how global south contributions to international space law have been disregarded over time, to discussing challenges of getting into an international law Ph.D., to examining the inclusiveness of the discipline in addition to a host of other issues affecting young and upcoming international lawyers. You can find more about Cris and his work at:  https://linktr.ee/crisveijk http://www.jusadastra.org/Our-Team.html Material Referenced in the Episode: Article - Unstealing the Sky: Third World Equity in the Orbital Commons Article - Sorry, Elon: Mars is not a legal vacuum – and it’s not yours, either Article - International Lawyers, Look to the Heavens – Before We Lose Them
46:12
November 17, 2021
Codification by Interpretation: ILC as an Interpreter of International Law Ft. Danae Azaria | 30 | JC |
In this episode, as the elections for the ILC get closer than ever, Shayan Ahmed sits down with Dr. Danae Azaria to have an in-depth discussion on ILC's role as an interpreter of international law.   Material Referenced in the Episode:  Article - ‘Codification by Interpretation’: The International Law Commission as an Interpreter of International Law https://academic.oup.com/ejil/article... https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint...   You can listen to the audio stream of the podcast on anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast   Our Socials:  Twitter: @JCLawPodcast   Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
45:58
November 17, 2021
A Conversation with Stefan Ziegler | 29 | JC |
In this episode, we talk to Stefan Ziegler - a humanitarian practitioner, lecturer, and filmmaker about his diverse career experiences and his latest documentary film 'Broken - A Palestinian Journey Through International Law' - https://broken-the-film.com/ -    Audio stream of the podcast:   • Anchor.FM: https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast   Jus Cogens Socials:  Twitter: @JCLawPodcast​ Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/​  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast​
01:11:20
November 05, 2021
A Conversation with Ntina Tzouvala | 28 | JC |
This episode features a discussion with Dr. Ntina Tzouvala, trailblazing international law scholar, historian, and author, renowned for her groundbreaking book "Capitalism as Civilisation: A History of International Law. We explore her personal story, approach towards international law, and views on the role of critical scholarship in international law. Ntina's Twitter: @ntinatzouvala Material Referenced in the Episode: Book - Capitalism as Civilisation by Ntina Tzouvala (https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/capitalism-as-civilisation/F66ABF447B13A75739D4644A8674EAD9) Book - Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World (https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/guano-and-the-opening-of-the-pacific-world/D0713743C3D7F36BFF2B4628D1D9EE69) You can also audio stream our podcast on the following platforms: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/JusCogensPodcast Our Socials: Twitter: @JCLawPodcast Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast
52:59
October 12, 2021
Unpacking the UN International Law Commission Ft Dapo Akande | 27 | JC |
In this episode, the brilliant Dapo Akane joins Jus Cogens for an all-round chat on the UN International Law Commission. We explore the role & function of the ILC and discuss some key issues that its work focuses on. It also features Professor's Akande elevator pitch for the upcoming election of the members of the ILC where he has been nominated as a candidate by 5 countries.    Material Referenced in the Episode:  Article - Implications of the Diversity of the Rules on the Use of Force for Change in the Law. https://academic.oup.com/ejil/article/32/2/679/6324073   Panel Discussion - Implications of the Diversity of the Rules on the Use of Force for Change in the Law by American Society of International Law https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhKJZpEM73s   You can also audio stream our podcast on the following platforms:   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/JusCogensPodcast Our Socials:  Twitter: @JCLawPodcast​  Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/​ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast​
53:44
October 05, 2021
Implications of State Silence concerning the Right to Self-Defense Ft Naz Modirzadeh | 26 | JC
In this episode, Prof. Naz Modirzadeh joins us to discuss the implications of state silence concerning the right to self-defense. It aims to explore the application of self-defense in general and also in the context of counterterrorism.  Resources for the podcast:  https://pilac.law.harvard.edu/quantum-of-silence-paper-and-annex https://pilac.law.harvard.edu/arriaformula-meeting-briefing Jus Cogens socials: • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ • Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast • Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast • Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
54:39
May 19, 2021
Reflections on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Ft Olga Kavran | 25 | JC
In episode 25, Omer talks to Olga Kavran, the former head of outreach and legacy at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon on the work of STL, its 2020 judgment, and its outreach program. More info can be found about the tribunal can be found at https://www.stl-tsl.org/en Jus Cogens socials: • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/​ • Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast ​• Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast ​• Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
41:57
May 12, 2021
Controversies over the Identity of a State Government Ft Nico Pavlopoulos | 24 | JC
In this episode, we are joined by Niko Pavlopolous, Teaching Fellow at the University College London, to explore and provide an account of the international legal framework applicable to the identity of state governments under international law. The discussion seeks to place particular emphasis on the practical application of this framework by discussing the prevailing situations in Myanmar and Venezuela.   Article Referenced: http://opiniojuris.org/2019/07/18/recognition-of-governments-legitimacy-and-control-six-months-after-guaido/  Jus Cogens socials:   • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ ​• Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast​ • Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast​ • Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
40:12
May 04, 2021
Treaty Interpretation and the Updated ICRC Commentaries on the Geneva Conventions - Part 2 | 23 | JC
In this two-part series, a star panel of Liesbeth Lijnzaad, Sean Murphy, and Jean-Marie Henckaerts explore the theory and practice of treaty interpretation, understand the role of commentaries and shed light on the methodology behind drafting ICRC’s updated Commentaries to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their additional protocols.   The updated Commentaries are being published online by the ICRC and in print by CUP. So far three commentaries have been published.   For each Commentary, a summary article has been written in the International Review of the Red Cross:   Summary article GC I https://international-review.icrc.org/articles/updated-commentary-first-geneva-convention-new-tool-generating-respect-international  Summary article GC II https://international-review.icrc.org/articles/updated-icrc-commentary-second-geneva-convention-demystifying-law-armed-conflict-sea  Summary article GC III https://international-review.icrc.org/articles/updated-icrc-commentary-third-geneva-convention-prisoners-war-twenty-first-century-913  Jus Cogens socials:   • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ • Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast • Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast • Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
54:46
April 27, 2021
Treaty Interpretation and the Updated ICRC Commentaries on the Geneva Conventions - Part 1 | 22 | JC
In this two-part series, a star panel of Liesbeth Lijnzaad, Sean Murphy, and Jean-Marie Henckaerts explore the theory and practice of treaty interpretation, understand the role of commentaries and shed light on the methodology behind drafting ICRC’s updated Commentaries to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their additional protocols. The updated Commentaries are being published online by the ICRC and in print by CUP. So far three commentaries have been published.  For each Commentary, a summary article has been written in the International Review of the Red Cross:   Summary article GC I https://international-review.icrc.org...​  Summary article GC II https://international-review.icrc.org...​  Summary article GC III https://international-review.icrc.org...​  Jus Cogens socials:  • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/​• Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast​• Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast​• Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
43:19
April 21, 2021
Borderline Jurisprudence Ft Başak Etkin & Kostia Gorobets | 21 | JC
In this special crossover episode, Jus Cogens engages with Borderline Jurisprudence. Borderline Jurisprudence is a dedicated podcast on the philosophy of international law, hosted by Başak Etkin & Kostia Gorobets. They describe the podcast in the following words: "Imagine there is a podcast on hardcore philosophy and jurisprudence of international law. Imagine there are people geeky enough to be ready to talk about this non-stop. That’s right. That’s "Borderline Jurisprudence".   Borderline Jurisprudence Socials  https://anchor.fm/borderline-jurispru...​  Jus Cogens socials:   • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/​ • Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast ​• Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast ​• Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/JCLawPodcast/ ​• Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
40:04
April 07, 2021
Ntaganda Case and the Concept of 'Attack' in International Law Ft. Agnieszka Jachec-Neale | 20 | JC
In conversation with Dr. Agnieszka Jachec-Neale, a lecturer and expert researcher at Exeter Law School, this episode explores the concept of an 'Attack' under international law (specifically IHL) in the broader context of the Ntaganda case at the International Criminal Court. Dr. Neale submitted an amicus curiae brief to the ICC in the Ntaganda case, making certain observations on the meaning of the term ‘attack’ and issues associated with it. The amicus brief can be accessed via this link https://www.icccpi.int/CourtRecords/CR2020_05316.PDF  Jus Cogens socials:   • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ • Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast • Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/JCLawPodcast/ • Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast
33:49
March 30, 2021
Networking in International Law Ft. Hillary Hubley | 19 | JC
In conversation with Hillary Hubley, Co-founder and Vice-President of the Association of Young International Criminal Lawyers, this episode explores the numerous challenges for aspiring international lawyers especially the vicious cycle of unpaid internships. It similarly explores the role of global youth platforms such as AYICL in creating important and open discourse through meaningful networking opportunities and connection building.   Jus Cogens socials:   • Website/Blog:   https://juscogens.law.blog/ • Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast • Twitter: https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/JCLawPodcast/ • Audio Stream on Anchor. FM:  https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast     AYICL socials:  https://www.ayicl.com/ https://twitter.com/assocyicl
42:44
March 20, 2021
Jus Cogens Episode 18: A Guide to the ICJ Judicial Fellowship Program - Part II
In this episode, we talk to Mohit Khubchandani, Kritika Sharma and Claire O'Connell about the International Court of Justice's Judicial Fellowship Program. They talk to us about their experiences with applying, and about their time at the Court.
55:52
October 11, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 17: A Guide to ICJ Judicial Fellowship Program - Part 1
In our 17th episode, we talk to 4 young, dynamic individuals and former fellows at the International Court of Justice - Amir Farhadi, Beatrice Walton, Camila Mariño Venegas and Shashank P. Kumar. They chat with us about the Court's fellowship program, the application period and their experiences.
01:03:51
October 04, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 16 - Reviewing ILC's Draft Convention on Crimes Against Humanity with Prof.Charles Jalloh
In this episode, Prof. Charles Jalloh joins us to deconstruct and dissect the Draft Convention on Crimes Against Humanity. The conversation is based around Prof. Jalloh's analysis in his article "The International Law Commission’s First Draft Convention on Crimes Against Humanity: Codification, Progressive Development, or Both?: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3620370
51:27
September 20, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 15 - Defences & Incidental Issues in International Adjudication with Anna Ventouratou
In this episode, Anna Ventouratou from Oxford Law joins us to discuss the ins and outs of defences and indispensable incidental issues under international adjudication.  Anna's article: https://www.ejiltalk.org/defences-and-indispensable-incidental-issues-the-limits-of-subject-matter-jurisdiction-in-view-of-the-recent-icj-icao-council-judgments/
32:21
September 20, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 14 - The Gambia v. Myanmar (Rohingya Genocide Case) at the ICJ with Priya Pillai
In episode 14, a leading voice on public international law Dr. Priya Pillai guides us through the ebbs and flows of the case of The Gambia v. Myanmar a.k.a the genocide case involving the Rohingyas at the International Court of Justice.    Dr. Pillai's article on the provisional measures in The Gambia v.s Myanmar is useful for the discussion : http://opiniojuris.org/2020/01/24/icj... #internationallaw #genocide #rohingyas #myanmar #icc #icj #podcast #juscogens
38:48
August 22, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 13 - ICJ Judges Election 2020 with Bruno Gelinas-Faucher
In episode 13, Bruno Gelinas-Faucher passionately dissects the ICJ Judges election season of 2020.  Link to Article: http://opiniojuris.org/2020/07/29/election-season-at-the-icj-dawn-of-a-new-era/
54:31
August 22, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 12: From cockroaches to rosebuds: Armed non-state actors under International law with Annyssa Bellal
In this episode, Dr. Annyssa Bellal from the Geneva Academy breaks down the international legal framework that is applicable to armed-non-state actors (ANSA) and highlights the role of semantics in shaping the global narrative on ANSAs.  #juscogens #publicinternationallaw #ihl #nsag #podcast  Articles discussed:  From cockroaches to rosebuds: changing the international community’s perception of non-State armed groups  https://armedgroups-internationallaw.org/2020/05/21/from-cockroaches-to-rosebuds-changing-the-international-communitys-perception-of-non-state-armed-groups/  What Are ‘Armed Non-State Actors’? A Legal and Semantic Approach https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3596144
57:43
August 12, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 11 - Asia's Experience with International Law with Simon Chesterman
In this episode, Professor Simon Chesterman joins us to share his thoughts on Asia's historical, current and potential relationship with International Law, in light of his work  "Asia's ambivalence about international law", published in The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Asia and the Pacific and also the European Journal of International Law.   Link to the EJIL piece: https://academic.oup.com/ejil/article...Link to the Oxford Handbook of International Law on Asia and the Pacific: https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/law/9780198793854.001.0001/law-9780198793854
41:42
July 28, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 10 - Making Sense of Customary International Law with Monica Hakimi
In this edition of the Jus Cogens Podcast, we revisit basic assumptions and conceptual foundations of customary international law as it develops and applies. Professor Monica Hakimi of Michigan Law presents her case to let go of the rulebook theory of understanding CIL through her article "Making Sense of Customary International Law", published in the Michigan Law Review and later debated during Opinio Juris's Customary International Law Symposium.  Link to Opinio Juris Symposium: http://opiniojuris.org/2020/07/06/symposium-on-hakimis-making-sense-of-customary-international-law/ Link to Professor Hakimi's Article :https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3627905 Social Media: Anchor.fm - https://anchor.fm/jus-cogens-podcast,   Apple Podcasts -  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jus-cogens-the-international-law-podcast/id1432684061  Youtube - http://bit.ly/JCLawPodcast  Twitter : https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast  Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast      linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/company/juscogenspodcast
48:03
July 19, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 9 - A Young Professionals Guide to a Career in Public International Law
In this houseful episode, 9 young aspiring international lawyers from all over the world come together to share stories, experiences, opportunities and struggles of pursuing a career in public international law in the 21st century.   Hosts  Omer Akif, Shayan Ahmed   Guests Alexandre Nicolae, Adetola Onayemi, Özge Erceiş,  Mohit Khubchandani,  Taylor Woodcock,   Raghavi Viswanath,  Yusra Suedi,   Twitter: https//bit.ly/JCLawPodcast  YouTube: http://bit.ly/JCLawPodcast  Facebook: Http://facebook.com/JCLawPodcast  Patreon: https://patreon.com/JCLawPodcast
01:19:21
May 26, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 8 - Cyber space, Sovereignty and International Law with Eric Talbot Jensen
This week, we explore the realm of cyberspace, delving into issues of applicability of international law including emerging challenges for state sovereignty with Prof. Eric Talbot Jensen. Eric Jensen of Brigham Young University Law School, is an eminent international law scholar with expertise in international cyber space law. He is also of the key-contributors to the Tallinn manual on international law applicable to cyber-warfare and Tallinn Manual 2.0 on international law applicable to cyber operations. #internationallaw #podcast #juscogens #ihl https://youtu.be/EAY4ceYuDRU
54:59
May 11, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 6 - International Humanitarian Law Clinics with Dr. Robert Heinsch
In this episode, Dr. Robert Heinsch (Director KGF and IHL Clinics at Leiden University) joins us to talk everything about IHL clinics, particularly the models adopted at Leiden and Bochum. The article discussed in the episode can be accessed here for free : elibrary.bwv-verlag.de/article/99.10…v201803022501 @JCLawpodcast @juscogenslaw@gmail.com
01:13:41
May 08, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 1 - INJUGOVINS with Niels Blokker
In the pilot of the Jus Cogens podcast, Professor Niels Blokker of Leiden University Law School, joins me to discuss International Institutional Law, some new legal jargon (INJUGOVINS) and insights on his upcoming book. Documents Article : The Governance of International Courts and Tribunals: Organizing and Guaranteeing Independence and Accountability - A Appeal for Research (papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?a…stract_id=2709626) Niels Blokker Book: International Institutional Law : Unity within Diversity, (Fifth Revised Edition) Henry G. Schermers and Niels M. Blokker brill.com/view/title/10229?qui…brill_product_tabs=2
41:49
May 05, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 5 - Do War Aims Matter in International Law? with Jens Iverson
In this episode I sit with Dr. Jens Iverson of Leiden University to discuss the importance of articulating clear and specific war aims in international law. I talk to Dr. Iverson regarding his work titled, "War Aims Matter: Keeping Jus Contra Bellum Restrictive While Requiring the Articulation of the Goals of the Use of Force" as part of the Grotius Centre Working Paper Series. The article is published in the Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2018 Grotius Centre Working Paper Series No 2018/072-PSL papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?a…stract_id=3100831 internationallawlawpodcasthagueleidenwarinternationallawpodcastjuscofeICJIHLpeacepalauniversityofleiden
41:51
May 05, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 4 - Hate Speech on Social Media in Myanmar Conflict with Emma Irving
This week Dr. Emma Irving joins me on Jus Cogens to discuss hate speech and incitement on social media and the role of international accountability mechanisms in light of OHCHR commissioned Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar. The report establishes the facts and circumstances of the alleged recent human rights violations by military and security forces, and abuses, in Myanmar. Dr. Emma Irving's article on Opinio Juris, "‘The Role of Social Media is Significant’: Facebook and the Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar" http://opiniojuris.org/2018/09/07/the-role-of-social-media-is-significant-facebook-and-the-fact-finding-mission-on-myanmar/ United Nations Human Rights Council Independent International Fact-Finding Mission's Report on Myanmar "https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/MyanmarFFM/Pages/ReportoftheMyanmarFFM.aspx" Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Mrs Fatou Bensouda, on opening a Preliminary Examination concerning the alleged deportation of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh https://www.icc-cpi.int/Pages/item.aspx?name=180918-otp-stat-Rohingya
34:44
May 05, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 2/3 - Extraordinary renditions and detentions with Helen Duffy
This week Dr. Helen Duffy joins me to discuss Extraordinary renditions and detentions in light of ECtHR's recent judgment on Lithuania alleged involvement in facilitating rendition on their territory. Judgment Abu Zubaydah v Lithuania hudoc.echr.coe.int/app/conversion/…0violations.pdf Helen Duffy's new book "Strategic Human Rights Litigation: Understanding and Maximising Impact" www.amazon.com/Strategic-Human-R…ing/dp/1509921974 Lecture : Strategic Human Rights Litigation: ‘Bursting the Bubble on the Champagne Moment’ openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/handle/1887/59585
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May 05, 2020
Jus Cogens Episode 7 - Law and Morality at War with Adil Haque
This week, we are joined by Professor Adil Haque from Rutgers Law to discuss the role of morality in interpreting and revisiting the law of armed conflict. We dissect Chapter 2 of Prof Haque's book "Law and Morality at War"   Link to the chapter : https://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687398.001.0001/acprof-9780199687398-chapter-2  https://twitter.com/JCLawPodcast https://soundcloud.com/juscogens https://www.facebook.com/JCLawPodcast/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/65443775
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May 05, 2020