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CBA International Law Section

CBA Section on International Law articles are published under the banner Bulletin. Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the Section’s Communications Officer.

Communications Officer: Sean Stephenson

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The virtual YLIP experience

  • June 03, 2022
  • Chloe Quirion

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for many of us in various ways. In just a few months, life as we knew it took a drastic turn and forced many of us to rethink our plans and get creative about how to make them happen.

International Law, Young Lawyers

The role of international law in Ukraine’s fight against Russian aggression

  • May 11, 2022
  • Dr. Gaiane Nuridzhanian and Lee-Ann Conrod

While a state’s right to use force in individual and collective self-defence is firmly established in international law, there exists no right to intervene by force into the territory of another state for humanitarian reasons without that state’s consent or authorization of the UN Security Council.

Criminal Justice, International Law

Autonomous weapons systems: how to work towards a total ban?

  • September 13, 2019
  • Christiane Saad and Ewa Gosal

The potential uses of artificial intelligence are extensive, ranging from finance, health care, justice, education to military uses. While the application of AI has been widely acclaimed in non-military technologies, its use by the military has been the subject of intense debate.

International Law

WTO panel rules on 1994 GATT security exception

  • August 21, 2019
  • Jeremy D’Souza

In April 2019 the World Trade Organization issued its panel report Russia - Traffic in Transit,1 which contained the first WTO panel ruling on the security exception in the 1994 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Prior to this decision, the security exception had never been interpreted and its role in WTO dispute settlement was unclear and perhaps controversial.

International Law

Report on the International Law Section’s in-person executive meeting

  • June 11, 2019
  • Leah Thompson

The CBA International Law Section executive held its annual meeting in Ottawa on May 10 and 11. After meeting with representatives from Global Affairs Canada and the Department of Justice on May 10 – stay tuned for summaries of those productive conversations – the executive met on May 11 to discuss their vision for the Section’s work in the coming year.

International Law

IBA Arbitration Day 2019

  • May 22, 2019
  • Alexandra Mitretodis

The International Bar Association held its 22nd annual Arbitration Day on March 14 and 15, 2019 in Montreal. Hundreds of lawyers gathered from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

International Law

CETA, NAFTA and TPP: Trade agreements in a shifting landscape

  • June 18, 2018
  • Bruce Macallum

The latest webinar presented by the International Law Section looks at the shifting landscape surrounding international trade agreements, in a time of Brexit and an increasingly protectionist U.S. administration.

International Law