Starting in August, Professor of law Cora True-Frost will spend half a year at PluriCourts as a Fulbright scholar. Professor True-Frost comes to PluriCourts from the Syracuse University College of Law.
The lack of diversity risks diminishing important perspectives from women and from the non-west, according to Professor James Gathii from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
20-21 June, PluriCourts held its annual workshop on The Political and Legal Theory of International Courts and Tribunals.
As the research project State Consent to International Jurisdiction comes to an end, we invite paper proposals that scrutinise State consent to international law more broadly. The submission deadline is 25 August and the workshop dates are 29 - 30 September (online).
It was with deep sadness that we received the message that Associate Professor Daniel F. Behn passed away in his sleep on 16 July 2022 in London at the far too early age of 47.
On 16 June 2022, Master of Law Nicola Claire Strain held a trial lecture and successfully defended her thesis “Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in Investor-State and WTO Dispute Settlement. Comparing Consent and Inconsistency in the Application of Other International Law”.
On May 30-31, the COPIID research project completed its first physical kick off workshop in beautiful surroundings at Hotel Jeløya Radio, Moss.
Together with the Supreme Court and the Court Administration by the Sami Forum, PluriCourts organized a conference on the specific legal challenges associated with the handling of Sami cases in Norwegian courts.
Both positions will take part in the research initiative on the interface between international and national law.
Empirical scholarship on law and courts is generating datasets and research methods at an unprecedented pace. The purpose of this one-week workshop hosted at the EUI by the IUROPA network - in collaboration with the EUI, ARENA and PluriCourts - is to assist early-career researchers with the uptake of new research tools.
On 1 April 2022, Juris Doctorate Emma Hynes Brandon held a trial lecture and defended her thesis on non-member states’ obligation to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) and three regional human rights courts.
Together with Birmingham Law School, PluriCourts is hosting a workshop on the value(s) of the European Convention on Human Rights. In relation to the workshop, there is a call for abstracts with submission deadline 3. June.
The project will study what the EU can do to prevent the deterioration of rule of law among its members, a question that project leader Daniel Naurin argues has only become more important.
Every year, PluriCourts welcomes several visiting researchers for research stays of various lenghts. - It added a whole different dimension and spin on the direction my work was going, says PhD candidate Tomas Pacheco-Bethencourt from the University of Málaga.
Lara Marie Nicola Eguia started working at PluriCourts in December 2021.
On 8 December, PluriCourts hosted a digital book launch of Professor Caroline E. Foster’s new book, Global Regulatory Standards in Environmental and Health Disputes (Oxford University Press, 2021).
PluriCourts is co-organizing two workshops on Nordic jurists and legal internationalism in the 1880s-1970s. In relation to the workshops, a call for paper is now open.
During the recent UN climate change summit, state parties agreed to phase down coal and renewed their intention of limiting global warming to 1,5 degrees. Yet for Professor Voigt, the most important achievement was the carving out of the technical details within carbon trading and transparency.
PluriCourts' annual Concepts and Methods conference was dedicated to the new research initiative on the interface between international and national law.
In her recently submitted PhD thesis, Emma Brandon investigates state’s obligations to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the regional human rights courts, even when they are not members of these courts.
In November, PluriCourts will be hosting two separate events in Paris, one on the openness of European national legal orders to international law and one concerning climate change cases before national and international courts.
On 27-28 October, PluriCourts hosted a two-day research conference on compliance mechanisms: “International Courts versus Compliance Mechanisms: Comparative advantages of non-compliance mechanisms and complaint procedures.”
PluriCourts hosts a one week intensive interdisciplinary PhD course on the legitimacy of international law and international institutions, with a particular focus on international courts, in Oslo, Norway, June 13 to June 17 2022.
Legitimacy Criticisms and Theories of Adjudication
Voigt will be the chair of the Commission for the next four years. She intends to harness its international role and its global reach.