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SLS Faculty Articles in Global Brief

The February 2012 issue of GLobal Brief magazine includes three opinion pieces by SLS faculty:

Is the Arab Spring About ‘Western’ Rights?
By Prof. Lawrence Friedman
Link: http://globalbrief.ca/blog/query/is-the-arab-spring-about-%e2%80%98western%e2%80%99-human-rights/4733

Health and Curing Chavez and the Prospects for Venezuelan Health
By Prof. Rogelio Perez-Perdomo
Link: http://globalbrief.ca/blog/in-situ/curing-chavez-and-the-prospects-for-venezuelan-health/4729

International Human Rights Prosecution by 2022
By Helen Stacy et al.
Link:http://globalbrief.ca/blog/strategic-futures/what-will-have-been-the-consequences-of-international-human-rights-prosecutions-by-2022/4738

A print copy of the magazine is available at the Law Library.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

The Law Library is pleased to announce that we now offer online access to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL), publishe dby Oxford University Press. This is one of the most consulted reference sources for students working on international law research projects. If you have joined the Jessup Moot Court team or another extracurricular group related to international law, you will find MPEPIL to be an invaluable resource. The encyclopedia will be available under Law Library databases: http://www.law.stanford.edu/library/legal_databases/

Aditional information about the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

The MPEPIL online edition — edited under the direction of Professor Dr. Rüdiger Wolfrum, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Max Planck Institute) in Heidelberg, Germany — is a comprehensive analytical resource covering the whole of public international law. MPEPIL includes material from the hard-copy Encyclopedia of Public International Law  published between 1991 and 2001 under Professor Dr. Rudolf Bernhardt, plus online-only articles authored since 2001.  Approximately 1,700 article topics have been selected by the editorial advisory board and allocated to expert authors, who are legal scholars and practitioners from all over the world and who speak in their personal capacity only. Please inquire at the Reference Desk about access to MPEPIL.

Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies Announcement

From the publisher’s announcement:

The Journal of International Criminal Justice, published by Oxford University Press, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies. This biennial prize will award €10,000 (ten thousand euro) to the author of the most original and innovative paper published in the Journal of International Criminal Justicein the two years preceding the award. The aim is to enable the winner to undertake a research or publication project, or further studies in the field of international criminal law (including aspects relating to human rights, humanitarian law issues, as well as substantive and procedural law matters).

All contributors to the Journal are eligible for the award, irrespective of their age. Preference may, however, be given to emerging authors and other persons at the beginning or at a turning point in their career.

For the grant of the first Antonio Cassese Prize, the Board of Editors will exceptionally select a paper published since the inception of the Journal (2003–2009). The short-listing will be made at the end of 2009, and the award will be announced in the first issue of Volume 8, JICJ (March 2010). The next Prize will be awarded in early 2012 and will cover the years 2010–2011.

Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies Announcement

http://jicj.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/7/1/225