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  • conflict(1) Lawyers in problematic dual role as arbitrators Sep. 5, 2017 4:53 PM

    New research from PluriCourts reveals a tight network of actors shifting between the roles of lawyer and arbitrator in investment treaty arbitration.

  • lhbti-507 Do gay asylum seekers have to feel shame? June 26, 2017 8:03 AM

    Norwegian immigration authorities are on the lookout for shame, taboo and stigma when they assess the sexual orientation of asylum seekers. This practice is problematic and may violate human rights, says a researcher.

  • international_criminal_court Does international criminal justice still matter? May 29, 2017 8:22 AM

    In April more than 30 people were killed by a chemical weapon attack in Syria. Despite clear evidence that serious international crimes have been committed, and despite numerous calls to hold those responsible to account, the international criminal justice system seems, at present at least, to be impotent.

  • ko_507 Unequal access to international courts Feb. 6, 2017 1:28 PM

    People face great differences in their access to international courts. "The courts are facing several challenges to become more independent, open, and accessible to the people," says researcher.

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