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- If "climate strikes" fail, what's next? Forecasting transnational "climate terrorism"
(this article originally appeared in The Lawyer’s Daily, 18 October 2019 issue (paywalled). I also did a radio interview on this subject on 22 October 2019) As I write this, cities all across Canada are gearing up for the second round of “climate strikes,” mass protests against climate change that … Read more »
- Histories of Transnational Criminal Law
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a conference entitled “Histories of Transnational Criminal Law,” which was organized and convened in Hannover, Germany by Prof. Neil Boister of the University of Canterbury, Prof. Florian Jeßberger of the University of Hamburg, and Prof. Sabine Gless … Read more »
- Canada Committed "Colonial Genocide": Report
As has been widely reported, the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls recently released its Final Report. It was accompanied by an explosive Supplementary Report that provides a legal argument (hereafter the “Genocide Argument” or “Argument”) that in its dealings wit … Read more »
- Extradition Scrap: Netherlands Court Bars Extradition Over UK Prison Conditions
As has been widely reported (try here and here), a Dutch court recently ruled that an alleged narcotics smuggler could not be extradited from the Netherlands to Great Britain, because of atrocious conditions at the prison in Liverpool, England. A copy of the decision can be found here; it is in Du … Read more »
- New Book: Einarsen & Rikhof, "A Theory of Punishable Participation in Universal Crimes"
I am delighted to announce the publication of a terrific-looking new book: A Theory of Punishable Participation in Universal Crimes, by Professor Terje Einarsen of the University of Bergen, and my knowledgable and able co-author, Dr. Joseph Rikhof, recently retired from the War Crimes Program at J … Read more »