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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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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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China: controversial cybersecurity law is approved

On 7 November 2016, China approved a controversial cybersecurity law. The proclaimed aim of the new law is to protect Internet users and minimize fraud. Several human rights watchdogs have notably spoken out against the law, expressing important concerns. In...

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Comparative Administrative Law

Comparative Administrative Law, Second Edition Edward Elgar, 2019, Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series, Edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Henry R. Luce Professor Emeritus of Law and Political Science, Yale University, Peter L. Lindseth, Olimpiad S. Ioffe...

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International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol 68, Issue 1

Articles Panos Koutrakos, Institutional Balance and Sincere Cooperation in Treaty-Making Under EU Law Andrew Sanger, Review of Executive Action Abroad: The UK Supreme Court In The International Legal Order Tom Ruys, The Role of State Immunity and Act of State in the...

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Comparative Legal History

Olivier MORÉTEAU, Aniceto MASFERRER, and Kjell A. MODÉER, eds., Comparative Legal History [Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series] - Edward Elgar, ISBN 9781781955215, 2019 Le résumé est reproduit ci-après : "Is comparative legal history an emerging discipline or...

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