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Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé

The ICJ finds that the process of decolonization of Mauritius was not lawfully completed when that country acceded to independence and that the United Kingdom is under an obligation to bring to an end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago as rapidly as possible

The Court finds that the process of decolonization of Mauritius was not lawfully completed when that country acceded to independence and that the United Kingdom is under an obligation to bring to an end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago as rapidly as...

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ECtHR renders judgment in Molla Sali v. Greece

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights rendered its judgment in the case of Molla Sali v. Greece (application no. 20452/14). The Cour held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) of the European...

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Taiwan passes same-sex marriage legislation

On 17 May 2019, the Taiwanese Parliament has approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision making the island the first place in Asia to pass same-sex marriage legislation More information can be found via this link : CNN Le Monde

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Moratorium on Death Penalty in California

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on capital punishment on March 13 2019, granting a temporary reprieve for 737 inmates on the state’s death row. The move is reported to be highly symbolic because legal challenges have already stalled executions...

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Australia: Parliament legalizes same-sex marriage

On December 8, 2017, the Australian Parliament passed a new law authorizing same-sex marriage.  The bill passed its third reading with four members of Parliament in opposition. The new law expands on earlier legislation which already provided equality to same-sex...

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Comparative Law – Uwe Kischel

Comparative Law - Uwe Kischel, Oxford University Press, 2019, ISBN: 9780198791355 The description is reproduced hereafter : "Uwe Kischel's comprehensive treatise on comparative law offers a critical introduction to the central tenets of comparative legal scholarship....

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Ius Commune Prize 2019

The Board of the Ius Commune Research School has decided, as result of the great success of former years, to organize the Ius Commune Prize this year again. The prize will be awarded to the PhD student or starting researcher who wrote an article of outstanding quality...

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