108 Am. J. Int'l L. [i] (2014)

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                  AMERICAN JOURNAL


                 INTERNATIONAL LAW

VOL. 108                              January 2014                                 NO. 1

                                      CONTENTS                                      PAGE

The Decay of Consent: International Law in an Age of Global Public Goods
                                                                     Nico Krisch        1
      International law's consent-based structure is often seen as inadequate for solv-
      ing global public goods problems. Many commentators therefore project a turn
      toward nonconsensualism. This article focuses on three issue areas-interna-
      tional antitrust, climate change, and terrorism financing-to analyze whether we
      can observe such a turn. In the picture that emerges, international law retains
      much of its consensual character but is increasingly sidelined in favor of other,
      especially informal and unilateral, modes of governance in which consent plays
      a more limited role and hierarchy is often pronounced.

Current Developments
  Immunity Ratione Personae of Foreign Government Officials and Other Topics:
    The Sixty-Fifth Session of the International Law Commission  Sean D. Murphy       41

International Decisions                                 Edited by David P. Stewart
  Prosecutor v. Taylor (Charles Chernor Jalloh)                                       58
      Special Court for Sierra Leone decision on Charles Taylor's appeal from convic-
      tion for crimes against humanity and war crimes
  Philip Morris Brands Sarl v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay (Borzu Sabahi and Kabir
    Duggal)                                                                           67
      International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes arbitral decision on
      jurisdiction over claims that Uruguayan public health measures violated bilateral
      investment treaty
  Republic v. High Court Accra, ex parte Attorney General (Sadie Blanchard)           73
       Supreme Court of Ghana decision regarding enforcement of advance waiver of
       sovereign immunity of foreign warship
  Smith v. Ministry ofDefence, Ellis v. Ministry ofDefence & Allbutt v. Ministry ofDefence
     (Alexia Solomou)                                                            .    79
       United Kingdom Supreme Court judgment on jurisdiction over claims concern-
       ing deaths and injuries abroad ofmilitary service members under European Con-
       vention on Human Rights
   Bridge of Varvarin(Klaus Ferdinand Girditz)                                      86
       German Federal Constitutional Court decision on jurisdiction over compensa-
       tion claims by civilian victims of NATO airstrikes under customary interna-
       tional law

Contemporary Practice of the United States Relating to International Law
                             Edited by Kristina Daugirdas andJulian Davis Mortenson
  Progress Is Made Implementing U.S.-Russia Framework for Eliminating Syrian Chemical
    Weapons                                                                           95
  United States Advocates for Syrian Peace Conference                                 97

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