The Canadian Yearbook of International Law is Canada’s leading scholarly serial publication devoted to dissemination of cutting-edge international research and writing on issues of public and private international law. The Yearbook invites submissions of articles, notes, and comments by Canadian and non-Canadian authors alike. The submission deadline for the next volume of the Yearbook (volume 50, 2012) is January 31, 2013, although earlier submissions are encouraged as the Yearbook has a rolling acceptance policy. All submissions are subject to a double-blind peer review process. Manuscripts should generally be in the range of 12,000-20,000 in the case of articles and less than 12,000 words for notes or comments (word counts inclusive of footnotes). Manuscripts should be prepared electronically (preferably in Microsoft Word format), with citations formatted according to the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 7th edition (McGill Guide). English language manuscripts should be submitted to Professor John Currie, Editor in Chief, at email@example.com; and French language manuscripts should be submitted to Professor René Provost, Associate Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On October 12 and 13, the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) is offering a unique course in Vancouver. Over two days, participants will receive a comprehensive overview of legal processes hrough which individuals can be held criminally and civilly accountable in Canada and abroad for war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity and torture. Lawyers, students, journalists, civil servants and NGO representatives with an interest in international justice, human rights and international law are encouraged to participate.
The announcement for the course is attached. Registration is easy. Just go to www.ccij.ca, click on the link for the Vancouver course and follow the instructions. For further assistance, participants can contact Ian Kennedy at email@example.com.
Queen's University Faculty of Law will host the White & Case Canadian National Division Qualifying Tournament of the 2013 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
The Jessup Competition will be held March 6 to 9, 2013 at the Ambassador Conference Resort, Kingston. Approximately 120 lawyers, legal academics and judges will be needed to act as competition judges.
The 2013 topic explores the factual and legal consequences of climate change on statehood, migration, and foreign sovereign debt.
One need not have a specialty in international law, only a knowledge of good advocacy. More information on the competition, including the online judge registration form, is available at www.jessupcanada.org, or contact the Canadian National Administrator, Jamie Larkam, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The memorial judge advance registration deadline is December 21, 2012, and the oral round judge advance registration deadline is January 11, 2013.
Online registration is now avaible. To benefit from the Early rate, please register before midnight (EST) October 4, 2012.
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