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Published May 24, 2017 8:34 AM

In February this year, Slovenia legalized same-sex marriage. From a European standpoint, this may not seem particularly ground-breaking considering that the Netherlands were the first to legalise same-sex marriage in 2001. However, marriage equality has been an uphill battle.

Published Oct. 21, 2016 3:33 PM

BBC News posted an article earlier today entitled “South Africa to withdraw from war crimes court”.  The tone of the piece is reflective of a general trend within the media towards poorly nuanced reporting as regards the International Criminal Court (ICC) and African states. Framed reporting such as this will only add flames to the legitimacy difficulties that the court is currently facing.

Published Oct. 7, 2016 9:08 AM

The Paris Agreement will enter into force on 4 November 2016. The agreement requires the deposition of instruments of ratification or acceptance by at least 55 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change accounting for at least 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions. 

Published Sep. 2, 2016 9:39 AM

This post is the second part of a post describing a conference hosted by Pluricourts which took place in Oslo earlier this week.

Published Sep. 1, 2016 10:45 AM

By Stian Øby Johansen, PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo