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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

15-16-17 was a female vocal trio formed in 1974 in the UK, although they came from Jamaica. The line-up consisted of Sonia Williams, Christine McNabb and her sister Wraydette McNabb. ...

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Introduction to Judicial and Dispute Resolution Functions

Andrew Le Sueur, Maurice Sunkin and Jo Eric Khushal Murkens.

in Public Law

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 7105 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the themes covered in Part IV of the book, consisting of Chapters 14 to 18. Chapter 14 examines the constitutional position of judges within the United...

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Rule of Accountability or Rule of Law? Regulating the UN Security Council’s Accountability Deficits

Jeremy M. Farrall.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8599 words.

This article examines how the attempt to pursue Security Council accountability relates to parallel efforts to strengthen the rule of law. The article argues that accountability and the...

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The Impact and Effectiveness of UNCLOS on Counter-piracy Operations

Tamsin Phillipa Paige.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2017; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 13031 words.

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The laws that criminalise piracy are well established; however, what is less clear is how these laws are being applied and the impact that they have...

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Peacekeeping in Eastern Ukraine: The Legitimacy of a Request and The Competence of the United Nations General Assembly

Ilaria Zavoli.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 12525 words.

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In the last two years, the conflict in Eastern Ukraine has been analysed by legal experts in relation to the possible secession of the eastern...

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Strengthening Security Council Accountability for Sanctions: The Role of International Responsibility

Antonios Tzanakopoulos.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8453 words.

The UN Security Council wields immense power under Article 41 of the Charter, a power that it has not shied away from employing regularly over the past two and a half decades. As the use of...

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How International Humanitarian Law Treaties Bind Non-State Armed Groups

Daragh Murray.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14048 words.

This article examines the legal basis underpinning the application of international humanitarian law treaties to non-state armed groups. Although it is widely accepted that international...

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The Chilcot Report: Some Thoughts on International Law and Legal Advice

James A. Green and Stephen Samuel.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8898 words.

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The Report of the Iraq (Chilcot) Inquiry was finally published, 7 years after the Inquiry’s creation, on 6 July 2016. The scope of the Inquiry’s work...

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Enhancing Civilian Protection by Engaging Non-State Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law

Ben Saul.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2017; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11861 words.

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While most contemporary armed conflicts are non-international, the application of international humanitarian law (IHL) to non-state armed groups...

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The UN Human Rights Due Diligence Policy: An Effective Mechanism against Complicity of Peacekeeping Forces?

Helmut Philipp Aust.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 5412 words.

In early 2013, the United Nations (UN) Secretary General has formulated a UN Human Rights Due Diligence Policy, which has already been taken up by the Security Council in the context of...

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Accountability of Non-State Actors in Uganda for War Crimes and Human Rights Violations: Between Amnesty and the International Criminal Court

Manisuli Ssenyonjo.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14072 words.

The armed conflict in northern Uganda, between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels and the Ugandan government, is one of Africa’s longest running armed conflicts not...

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Law, Justice and a Potential Security Gap: The ‘Organization’ Requirement in International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal law

Rogier Bartels and Katharine Fortin.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9473 words.

This article explores the ‘organizational’ or ‘organization’ criterion for both non-international armed conflict under international humanitarian law (IHL) and crimes against humanity under...

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Deadlock or Restraint? The Security Council Veto and the Use of Force in Syria

Philippa Webb.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8001 words.

The situation in Syria has revived the use of the veto power by some of the permanent five members of the Security Council. Repeated vetoes of draft resolutions and even the mere threat of...

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CTBT: Legal Questions Arising from Its Non–Entry into Force Revisited

Yasuhito Fukui.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8214 words.

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Prohibition of testing of nuclear weapons has been considered an effective measure of the nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation because it...

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Peripheral Hegemony in the Quest to Ensure Security Council Accountability for its Individualized UN Sanctions Regimes

Larissa J. van den Herik.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11175 words.

A demand for strengthened Security Council accountability has been put forward quite vigorously in the context of individualized UN sanctions regimes. This accountability gap was...

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‘Echoes of Times Past’: On the Paradoxical Nature of Article 2(4)

Lianne J. M. Boer.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11415 words.

The debate on the (in)applicability of Article 2(4) to cyber attacks shows attempts to apply the 1945 prohibition to a 21st-century phenomenon. This article argues that the difficulties...

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Justice as a Security Strategy? International Justice and the Liberal Peace in the Balkans

Iavor Rangelov.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9150 words.

The establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the midst of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina was seen by many as a radical innovation in...

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Complications of a Common Language: Why it is so Hard to Talk about Autonomous Weapons

Merel A.C. Ekelhof.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9387 words.

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In the past years, a growing number of voices are calling for urgent discussion on weapon systems with increasing autonomy. The discourse on these...

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Nudging or Fudging? The UK Courts’ Counterterrorism Jurisprudence Since 9/11

C.R.G. Murray.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 10524 words.

Counterterrorism decisions of senior appellate courts tend to garner headlines and attract international recognition. Explanations of judicial ‘triangulation’ between security and...

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Jonas Ebbesson, Marie Jacobsson, Mark Klamberg, David Langlet and Pål Wrange (eds), International Law and Changing Perceptions of Security: Liber Amicorum Said Mahmoudi

Anna Marie Brennan.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 1996 words.

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A Few Rotten Apples’: A Review of Alleged Detainee Abuse by British Personnel in Iraq Following the Al Sweady Inquiry. Is There Still a Case to Answer?

Tim Wood.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 12360 words.

Despite two lengthy public inquiries there remains uncertainty and suspicion about the conduct of British personnel towards Iraqi detainees during Op TELIC. The Al Sweady Inquiry rebuked...

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