International Law in Brief

U.S. Signs Hague Judgments Convention

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On March 2, 2022, the United States became the sixth signatory to the 2019

Security Council Holds Special Session Regarding Ukraine Crisis

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 27, 2022, the Security Council held an emergency special session of the General Assembly on the Ukraine Crisis, adopting Re

EU and UK Join U.S. in Issuing Sanctions Against Russia

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 24, 2022, following Russia’s attack on Ukraine in the early hours of the morning, both the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) announced sanctions against Russia.

ICC Prosecutor Opens Investigation into the Situation in Ukraine

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 28, 2022, ICC Prosecutor, Karim A.A.

Ukraine Institutes ICJ Proceedings against Russia

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 26, 2022, the International Court of Justice announced that Ukraine has instituted proceedings against the Russian Federation "relating to the interpretation, application and fulfilment

Biden Issues Executive Order Sanctioning Putin

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 21, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order (E.O.) responding to President Putin’s recognition of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DNR and LNR), located in Ukraine, a

CJEU Dismisses Hungary's and Poland’s Challenge to Budget Regulation

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 16, 2022, the Court of Justice of the European Union

U.S., Japan, and Republic of Korea Issue Joint Statement on Trilateral Cooperation

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 12, 2022, the U.S.

ICJ: Uganda Must Pay Reparations to DRC

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 9, 2022, The International Court of Justice in Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v.

ECtHR Holds COVID-19 Not an Excuse for Elongated Proceedings

Author: 
Kehinde Winful

On February 8, 2022, the European Court of Human Rights in case of Q and R v.