American University International Law Review


Vol. 35, No. 2, 2020

The Protection of Unaccompanied Migrant Minors under International Human Rights Law: Revisiting Old Concepts and Confronting New Challenges in Modern Migrant Flows
I.INTRODUCTIONIn view of the greatest humanitarian crisis the world has witnessed since World War II, an estimated 68.5 million people worldwide have been forced to flee their homes.1 Among them a total of 25.4 million are refugees, over half of whom...
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Lecture: Challenges to the Protection of Human Rights Today
A SPEECH BY UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTSProfessor Grossman,Dear students,Thank you for inviting me to be with you today. I will try to be brief, as I have been asked to speak, but I also want to hear your thoughts on how we can protect human...
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State of Dilution: How U.S. Trademark and Anti-Dilution Law Violates the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
I. IntroductionFollowing the 1986-1994 Uruguay Round negotiations at the Marrakesh ministerial meeting on April 15, 1994, the United States signed the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (Marrakesh Agreement).1 There, the United...
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From Cancellation to Removal: The Protection of Migrants of 'Bad Character' in Australia
I.INTRODUCTIONAustralia has made a number of commitments to abide by international obligations under a variety of human rights treaties.1 In migration matters, the key obligation among these is the obligation of non-refoulement. This is the obligation...
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Child-Friendly Justice Behind Bars: A Comparative Analysis of the Protection Mechanisms of the Rights of Arrested Children in the Practice of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and of the European and Inter-American Courts of Human Rights
I.INTRODUCTION.Justice must be always friendly with children, irrespective of whether they are victims or witnesses of violations of rights, or allegedly, the violators of the law. However, every year an abundant number of children involved in judicial...
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Academy Advisory Board Co-Chairs: Claudio Grossman· & Robert K. Goldman··We are pleased to write this prologue for the special issue of the American University International Law Review featuring the winning papers from the 2019 Human Rights Essay...
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Introduction: Emerging Challenges in the Relationship between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law
We are delighted to present this year's publication of the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, which includes two of the best essays in English and in Spanish recognized in the 2019 Human Rights Essay Award competition. A third winning essay...
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Vol. 33, No. 4, 2018

Limitations on the Right Tomanifest Religion in European Private Companies: Achbita V. G4s Secure Solutions Nv under Article 9 of the Echr and Article 18 of the Iccpr
I.INTRODUCTIONFor centuries, Muslim women all over the world have worn the Islamic headscarf or veil.1 There are many types of veils that Muslim women wear. A few are the burqa, the niqab, and the hijab. The burqa is a full body garment that covers the...
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Vol. 32, No. 5, 2017

Human Rights in Times of Crisis: Article 3 Prevails - Examining How Lgbtq Asylum Seekers in the European Union Are Denied Equal Protection of Law
I.INTRODUCTIONIn November of 2016, mattresses were scarce in Sweden's IKEA headquarters.1 At first glance it appeared Christmas shopping was already under way, but, in fact, these mattresses went to refugees.2 The migration crisis in Europe has captivated...
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