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Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law

2017

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Water Scarcity: Preventing Future Conflicts, Rush O'Connor Jan 2017

Water Scarcity: Preventing Future Conflicts, Rush O'Connor

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law

This Note focuses on nations with shared water sources forming transboundary agreements to promote peaceful solutions and to protect people's right to water. Given the growing scarcity of water, this Note emphasizes the urgent need to create agreements. It argues that international agreements are ineffective with respect to protecting the right to water and do not create proper forums for settling disputes over water. Yet international organizations can take an active role in helping to form transboundary agreements and acting as mediators when an agreement fails. This Note then explores how transboundary agreements work and why they are better ...


A More Acceptable Solution: The Proposed European Union Agency Of Asylum And Refugees, Sarah Katz Jan 2017

A More Acceptable Solution: The Proposed European Union Agency Of Asylum And Refugees, Sarah Katz

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law

This Note details the improvements that should be made to a recent proposal submitted by a group of scholars to the European Parliament. The scholars have suggested that the European Union create an independent organization to process asylum applications and to deal with refugee issues in the European Union. This Note agrees with this central proposal, but fleshes out more details that are missing from this initial proposition. The five aspects of refugee processing are detailed in turn: (1) defining a refugee; (2) assigning responsibility for dealing with asylum claims; (3) reception conditions; (4) temporary protection; and (5) long-term residence ...


War And Passion: Who Keeps The Art?, Margaret M. Miles Jan 2017

War And Passion: Who Keeps The Art?, Margaret M. Miles

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law

Here, I would like to recall how and where ideas about repatriation, restitution, and proper ownership of art got started, a subject I have explored in detail elsewhere.