Tag Archives: international law

Happy Birthday Hugo Grotius!

Monday, April 10 marks Hugo Grotius’ 434th birthday and we at the UGA Law Library are excited to get our geeky party on. In case you don’ t know who Hugo Grotius is, he pretty much laid out the foundations for … Continue reading

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Now on SSRN: the Dean Rusk International Law Center Paper Series

Interested in the latest scholarly research emerging from the field of international law? Continuing a decades-old tradition by which the Dean Rusk International Law Center functions as Georgia Law’s nucleus of global research, education, and service, the center this year … Continue reading

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New Book: The Assault on International Law

Why comply with it when there is no world government to enforce it? That is the conceptual riddle of international law. The United States has a long history of skepticism towards international law and in the 21st Century has drifted … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day

“I call on States to honour their obligation to protect human rights every day of the year. I call on people to hold their governments to account.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon The UN General Assembly proclaimed December 10 as Human … Continue reading

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The Montreal Protocol

What has the United Nations called “the most successful treaty in UN history?” The Montreal Protocol which banned ozone-destroying gases such as CFCs, then commonly found in aerosol cans and air conditioners. On September 15, 1987, 24 nations signed the … Continue reading

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Remembering the First World War

One hundred years ago today, on July 28, 2014, Austria-Hungary fired the first shots in preparation for its invasion of Serbia. Only a week later, Germany, Russia, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Britain were also all at war.  Eventually countries from all … Continue reading

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Space Law!

To celebrate the 45th Anniversary of humans walking on the moon, check out The Little Book of Space Law by Matthew J. Kleiman. You can find it in the Law Library Basement KZD1145 .K49 2013.  Even a small step for … Continue reading

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