In an article published in the North Carolina Journal of International Law’s symposium issue, Sam F. Halabi explores why federal courts decline to assert subject-matter jurisdiction over enforcement of visitation rights under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA), despite asserting jurisdiction over another remedy: return of a child to his or her habitual residence. Ultimately, Halabi contends that neither the treaty nor the statute justifies the federal courts’ refusal to hear access claims.
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| Posted by Margaret D. Petersen on Fri. July 29, 2016 8:00 AM
Categories: Children's rights, Hague Convention, Symposium
While talks regarding climate change are necessary, action is what is really needed. The
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea provides a potential for enforcement of climate change laws in that any member state that is not abiding by the obligations it agreed
to is vulnerable to a suit under the UNCLOS for its discretions. However, nothing can change until the major
players come to the table and agree to take action and be bound by their talks.
Read More... (Time for more bite and less bark in climate change laws)
| Posted by Brooklyn Hildebrandt on Wed. April 13, 2016 3:44 PM
Categories: Climate Change