Territorial Disputes

Supreme Court of Canada Rules for First Nations in Land Development Suit (December 1, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v.

The Catalan Referendum on Independence: A Constitutional Conundrum

The consequences of the referendum on independence, held in Catalonia on October 1, 2017, have given rise to a broad debate and are still to be assessed in their entirety. In fact, the vote was just the last of a decade-long series of moves by the Catalan government and parliament, and counter-moves on the Spanish side,[1] putting the Spanish democracy and all of its branches of government under stress as never before in its recent history.

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Volume: 
21
Issue: 
16
Author: 
Sabrina Ragone
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International Court of Justice Rules It Has Jurisdiction over Kenya-Somalia Border Dispute (February 2, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 2, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on preliminary objections in Maritime Delimit