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The Use of International Human Rights Law in the Universal Periodic Review (2021)
Journal Article
Shah, S., & Sivakumaran, S. (2021). The Use of International Human Rights Law in the Universal Periodic Review. Human Rights Law Review, https://doi.org/10.1093/hrlr/ngaa056

The Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) provides a unique insight into states’ perceptions of international human rights law. States issue recommendations to each other on fulfilling human rights obligations and commitments. The Co... Read More about The Use of International Human Rights Law in the Universal Periodic Review.

Cyber Attacks and Cyber (Mis)information Operations During a Pandemic (2020)
Journal Article
Milanovic, M., & Schmitt, M. (2020). Cyber Attacks and Cyber (Mis)information Operations During a Pandemic. Journal of National Security Law & Policy, 11(1), 247-284

The COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by reprehensible cyber operations directed against medical facilities and capabilities, as well as by a flood of misinformation. Our goal in this article is to map out the various obligations of states under... Read More about Cyber Attacks and Cyber (Mis)information Operations During a Pandemic.

Commercial Law Intersections (2020)
Working Paper
Castellano, G., & Tosato, A. (2020). Commercial Law Intersections

Commercial law is not a single, monolithic entity. It has grown into a dense thicket of subject-specific branches that govern a broad range of transactions and corporate actions. When one of such dealings or activities falls concurrently within the p... Read More about Commercial Law Intersections.

Criminal Law In Auschwitz (2019)
Book Chapter
Fraser, D. (2019). Criminal Law In Auschwitz. In Ideology and Criminal Law: Fascist, National Socialist and Authoritarian Regimes (33-57). Oxford: Hart Publishing

This chapter, through the lens of a biographical study of Nazi lawyer, SS Judge Konrad Morgen, esatablishes the ways in which "law" continued to exist in National Socialist Germany. Morgen investigated and prosecuted crimes committed by SS officers... Read More about Criminal Law In Auschwitz.

Remedies for Breaches of Rights to Light: Averting a Tragedy of the Anticommons (2019)
Book Chapter
Rotherham, C. (2019). Remedies for Breaches of Rights to Light: Averting a Tragedy of the Anticommons. In B. McFarlane, & S. Agnew (Eds.), Modern Studies in Property Law, Volume 10, 145-166. Hart Publishing

An occupier who enjoys light through a window in England, Wales or Northern Ireland for 20 years acquires an easement, the breach of which will amount to a nuisance. While other common law jurisdictions inherited the English law on ‘ancient lights’,... Read More about Remedies for Breaches of Rights to Light: Averting a Tragedy of the Anticommons.

The Rise of Private Military and Security Companies in European Union Migration Policies: Implications under the UNGPs (2018)
Journal Article
Davitti, D. (2019). The Rise of Private Military and Security Companies in European Union Migration Policies: Implications under the UNGPs. Business and Human Rights Journal, 4(1), 33-53. doi:10.1017/bhj.2018.21

This article examines the involvement of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) in both shaping and implementing the European Agenda on Migration (European Agenda), launched by the European Union in May 2015. The migration policies which hav... Read More about The Rise of Private Military and Security Companies in European Union Migration Policies: Implications under the UNGPs.

Charlesworth and Percy on Negligence (2018)
Book
Walton, C., Armitage, M., Cooper, R., Hyde, R., Kramer, P., & Todd, S. (Eds.). (2018). Charlesworth and Percy on Negligence. London: Sweet and Maxwell

Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World, 1855–1913: “A major attack on Jewish freedoms” (2018)
Book
Fraser, D. (2018). Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World, 1855–1913: “A major attack on Jewish freedoms”. Brighton MA: Academic Studies Press

This book examines, for the first time, historical attempts by animal welfare groups to ban the Jewish method of slaughter. (shechita) It details cases from Australia, Canada, England, Scotland, and the United States, many for the first time, in whic... Read More about Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World, 1855–1913: “A major attack on Jewish freedoms”.

The Voyage (2017)
Book Chapter
BENNETT, H. (2017). The Voyage. In H. Bennett (Ed.), Carver on Charterparties (193-382). Sweet and Maxwell

Irreconcilable Differences? The Road Traffic Act and the European Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives (2017)
Journal Article
Marson, J., Ferris, K., & Nicholson, A. (2017). Irreconcilable Differences? The Road Traffic Act and the European Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives. Journal of Business Law, 1, 51-70

The UK has a chequered past in relation to its compliance with EU law. In some instances, it has gone beyond the minimum requirements imposed by its EU parent in providing protection for individuals (see for instance the UK’s implementation of art.9... Read More about Irreconcilable Differences? The Road Traffic Act and the European Motor Vehicle Insurance Directives.