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Aug
22

Blog – Robert Rains

by  Caroline J.S. Picart, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, FJIL Forthcoming in FJIL Issue 23.3 (December 2011): Robert Rains’[1] “A Prenup for Prince William and Kate?:  England Inches Toward 20th Century Law of Antenuptial Agreements; How Shall It Enter the 21st?”  begins with an allusion to the extremely popular royal wedding between the newly married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as  the popular cultural backdrop on the [...]

Aug
22

Blog – Alan Reed

by  Caroline J.S. Picart, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, FJIL Forthcoming in FJIL Issue 23.3 (December 2011): Alan Reed’s “The Rome I Regulation and Reapprochement of Anglo-American Choice of Law in Contract:  A Heralded Triumph of Pragmatism Over Theory” aims to “provide a novel and distinctive deconstruction of the modernising reforms contained in the Rome I Regulation which became effective in English law from [...]

Aug
13

Blog – FJIL Issue 23.3

by  Caroline J.S. Picart, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, FJIL Issue 23.3 (December 2011, forthcoming) of the Florida Journal of International Law features, among others, Daphné Richemond-Barak’s “Applicability and Application of the Laws of War to Modern Conflicts,” which analyzes how principles governing inter-state wars could be applied to conflicts involving nonstate actors, whether they are members of guerilla groups, terrorist organizations, or even [...]

Aug
01

Blog – Jennifer Allen

by  Caroline J.S. Picart, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, FJIL Forthcoming in FJIL Issue 23.3 (December 2011):   Jennifer Allen,[1] awardee of the Florida Journal of International Law’s Best Case Comment in Fall 2011, writes a thought-provoking piece entitled: “A.C.L.U. v. United States D.O.D.:  Substantive Difference = Substantial Deference.”  Here, a case involving important domestic and international political issues, F.O.I.A. requesters, the A.C.L.U., sought to obtain records relating [...]