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Using fraternity and human dignity to counter the criminalization of solidarity in the European Union (2024)
Journal Article
Quenivet, N., Dadomo, C., & Tava, F. (in press). Using fraternity and human dignity to counter the criminalization of solidarity in the European Union. Columbia Human Rights Law Review, 56,

Over the past decades, a logic of border control and securitization, a combination of legal, political and social elements and factors, has developed in European States. The 2015 migration crisis has only exacerbated this negative approach towards mi... Read More about Using fraternity and human dignity to counter the criminalization of solidarity in the European Union.

Unlawful transfer and deportation of Ukrainian children (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N. (2024, March). Unlawful transfer and deportation of Ukrainian children. Presented at Ukraine Practicum, Chapman University (online)

This guest lecture starts by exploring the various violations committed against children by the parties to the conflict in Ukraine. It then moves on to focus on the removal of Ukrainian children from Ukraine to occupied territories and Russia. Using... Read More about Unlawful transfer and deportation of Ukrainian children.

The concept of legal convergence (2024)
Book Chapter
Platsas, A. E. (2024). The concept of legal convergence. In . E. Ghio, & R. Perlingeiro (Eds.), Are Legal Systems Converging or Diverging?: Lessons from Contemporary Crises (27-44). Springer (part of Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-38180-5_3

The concept of convergence of legal systems stands for a leading idea in the modern discipline of law. Whereas one could neo-romantically still perceive law as a Landesjurisprudenz, a sort of provincial and domestic study, it would be fair to maintai... Read More about The concept of legal convergence.

Constructing for the future: Can the duty of good faith improve payment in the UK construction industry? (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Aderibigbe, A., Umeokafor, N., & Umar, T. (2023). Constructing for the future: Can the duty of good faith improve payment in the UK construction industry?. In A. Tutesigensi, & C. J. Neilson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual ARCOM Conference (14-23)

Adversarialism within the UK construction industry fosters poor payment practices. Thus, stakeholders down the supply chain consistently suffer cashflow issues which can cause insolvencies. This study consisted of a critical review of literature and... Read More about Constructing for the future: Can the duty of good faith improve payment in the UK construction industry?.

Autistic and accused: A critical discussion of contemporary challenges to fair and effective criminal proceedings for autistic suspects and defendants (2023)
Journal Article
Smith, T. (2023). Autistic and accused: A critical discussion of contemporary challenges to fair and effective criminal proceedings for autistic suspects and defendants. Criminal Law Review -London-, 43-64

Examines the challenges facing autistic people suspected, accused or convicted of crime from a socio-legal perspective. Discusses problematic legal procedures from initial contact with the police, pre-trial custodial interaction to trials and sentenc... Read More about Autistic and accused: A critical discussion of contemporary challenges to fair and effective criminal proceedings for autistic suspects and defendants.

International humanitarian law and healthcare (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N. (2023, November). International humanitarian law and healthcare. Presented at Bristol Global Emergency Care Conference, Bristol

After a brief overview of the key principles of international humanitarian law (IHL), this presentation focuses on the protection offered by IHL to medical personnel and medical units. The concepts of 'medical personnel' and 'medical units' are defin... Read More about International humanitarian law and healthcare.

Regulating armed drone swarms under international law (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Pollard, M. (2023, November). Regulating armed drone swarms under international law. Paper presented at New Technologies and International Law, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

One of the most controversial military systems currently under development today are autonomous weapons systems (AWS). Indeed, many states are urging the United Nations to prohibit AWS by way of a specific treaty. The term AWS is, nevertheless, somew... Read More about Regulating armed drone swarms under international law.

The AU free movement protocol: Challenges in its implementation (2023)
Journal Article
Chime, I. P., Nwosu, E., Onyeabor, E., Ajibo, C. .., Richards, N. U., Nwodo, F., & Nwafor, N. .. (2024). The AU free movement protocol: Challenges in its implementation. Journal of African Law, 68(1), 3 - 17. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002185532300030X

One of the major pillars of the African Union is the integration of peoples and the ability for them to move freely from one member country to another, with the right to reside and practise their trade or profession. This aspect of integration found... Read More about The AU free movement protocol: Challenges in its implementation.

R2P - Whose responsibility - Whose protection? A gender perspective (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N. (2023, November). R2P - Whose responsibility - Whose protection? A gender perspective. Presented at Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Interventions - Military Force in the Name of Human Rights, Hannover, Germany

The keynote speech starts by questioning who is protected by humanitarian interventions. It argues that there is a disparity between the rhetoric of protecting vulnerable groups (especially women), the law that is contained in UN reports and UN Secur... Read More about R2P - Whose responsibility - Whose protection? A gender perspective.

Territorial conflicts on the territory of the former Soviet Union - Stabilised de facto regimes between territorial integrity, the right of self-determination, and the interests of third parties (2023)
Book Chapter
Quenivet, N. (2023). Territorial conflicts on the territory of the former Soviet Union - Stabilised de facto regimes between territorial integrity, the right of self-determination, and the interests of third parties. In Sicherheitsordnung in Europa Analysen und Perspektiven nach dem Ende der Geschichte (103-180). Berlin: Duncker and Humblot

This chapter examines the criteria of statehood according to the Montevideo Convention and applies them to four entities (Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria, Nagorno-Karabakh) that were part of the Soviet Union with a view to evaluating their sta... Read More about Territorial conflicts on the territory of the former Soviet Union - Stabilised de facto regimes between territorial integrity, the right of self-determination, and the interests of third parties.

The spirit of modern academic legal education: Towards governing principles (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Platsas, A. E. (2023). The spirit of modern academic legal education: Towards governing principles. In The European Conference on Education 2023 Official Conference Proceedings (1479-1488). https://doi.org/10.22492/issn.2188-1162.2023.118

The contribution promotes the idea of principles in academic legal education. Principles are taken to be abstract notions that can offer a certain direction of things in academic legal education. The paper posits that such principles should be taken... Read More about The spirit of modern academic legal education: Towards governing principles.

The criminalization of solidarity in today’s European Union - Reflections and solutions (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N., Dadomo, C., & Tava, F. (2023, September). The criminalization of solidarity in today’s European Union - Reflections and solutions. Paper presented at ECPR Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic

Of all the concepts that are often evoked to tackle issues of political inclusion and exclusion, solidarity is perhaps the most frequently discussed. Although there is no unanimous agreement on a definition of this concept, which is variously referre... Read More about The criminalization of solidarity in today’s European Union - Reflections and solutions.

Fertile or futile grounds for excluding criminal responsibility? A critical analysis of the Ongwen judgment in relation to the claim of coercive environment (2023)
Journal Article
Nortje, W., & Quénivet, N. (2023). Fertile or futile grounds for excluding criminal responsibility? A critical analysis of the Ongwen judgment in relation to the claim of coercive environment. International Criminal Law Review, 23(5-6), 675–704. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718123-bja10158

Dominic Ongwen was convicted and sentenced for numerous atrocities by the International Criminal Court (icc) in 2021. The Defence focused on the coercive environment that Ongwen was subjected to from his abduction as a boy until his surrender as an a... Read More about Fertile or futile grounds for excluding criminal responsibility? A critical analysis of the Ongwen judgment in relation to the claim of coercive environment.

Enforcing the legal principle of duty of care in corporate human rights violations and environmental damage cases in developing countries (2023)
Journal Article
Nartey, M. (in press). Enforcing the legal principle of duty of care in corporate human rights violations and environmental damage cases in developing countries. Athens Journal of Law, https://doi.org/10.30958/ajl.X-Y-Z

Corporate accountability for human rights violations in international legal systems has proven to be a watershed. This is because there are inadequacies in the existing accountability mechanisms as well as several other legal problems and factual obs... Read More about Enforcing the legal principle of duty of care in corporate human rights violations and environmental damage cases in developing countries.

European Solidarity - Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2023)
Book
Quenivet, N., & Tava, F. (2023). F. Tava, & N. Quenivet (Eds.). European Solidarity - Interdisciplinary Perspectives. ECPR PRess

What is solidarity and what makes us think it is something important? Is it just an abstract idea or something more like a prosocial practice that can grow to inform legal regulations and political decisions? How is it that solidarity is so widesprea... Read More about European Solidarity - Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

The criminalization of solidarity in today's European Union (2023)
Book Chapter
Quenivet, N., Dadomo, C., & Tava, F. (2023). The criminalization of solidarity in today's European Union. In European Solidarity - Interdisciplinary Perspectives (313-345). Colchester: ECPR Press

European solidarity is a contested concept. Social groups and political parties with different ideological orientations across the European Union often try to impose their own conception of solidarity to the detriment of alternative interpretations.... Read More about The criminalization of solidarity in today's European Union.

Fundamental principles of international humanitarian law (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N. (2023, July). Fundamental principles of international humanitarian law. Presented at Transnational Journey of Law - PG Online Induction Course 2023-2024, Online (organised by India International University of Legal Education and Research, Goa, India)

This guest lecture introduces LLM students to the fundamental principles of international humanitarian law, using concrete examples of their application.

The Greek civil code of 1946: Preparation, influences and the unification of Greece’s four civil law regimes (2023)
Digital Artefact
Platsas, A. E. (2023). The Greek civil code of 1946: Preparation, influences and the unification of Greece’s four civil law regimes. [Interwar Dialogue]

This contribution is about the preparation of Greece’s Civil Code, which was completed in 1940 and came into effect in 1946. This code governs the majority of civil law matters in Greece to date. One of the Greek Civil Code’s major achievements, whic... Read More about The Greek civil code of 1946: Preparation, influences and the unification of Greece’s four civil law regimes.

Understanding the link between contested territories, war crimes and economic crimes - prosecution and prevention (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Quenivet, N. (2023, June). Understanding the link between contested territories, war crimes and economic crimes - prosecution and prevention. Presented at Economic Crime, Cybercrime and Economic Security in Ukraine, University of Portsmouth

After presenting the concept of war crimes, this presentation explores whether economic crimes (in a wide understanding of the concept) committed in the occupied territories of Ukraine can be prosecuted as war crimes. The second part of the presentat... Read More about Understanding the link between contested territories, war crimes and economic crimes - prosecution and prevention.

To exchange or not to exchange – that is the question. A critical analysis of the use of financial intelligence and the exchange of information in the United Kingdom (2023)
Journal Article
Ryder, N., & Bourton, S. (in press). To exchange or not to exchange – that is the question. A critical analysis of the use of financial intelligence and the exchange of information in the United Kingdom. Journal of Business Law,

This article examines the international standards relating to information exchange, identifying its importance in relation to combatting financial crime. The paper critiques the results of the Financial Action Task Force’s Fourth United Kingdom Mutu... Read More about To exchange or not to exchange – that is the question. A critical analysis of the use of financial intelligence and the exchange of information in the United Kingdom.