Lawrence A. Kogan on 'ARA Libertad' Case Ruling Suggests Ever-Expanding ITLOS Jurisdiction

by Lawrence A. Kogan The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ("ITLOS") in ARA Libertad found grounds to expand its compulsory subject matter jurisdiction to review international law concepts not expressly incorporated within the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea ("UNCLOS"...

Lawrence Kogan on Revised U.S. Deep Seabed Mining Policy Reflects UNCLOS and Other International Environmental Law Obligations

by Lawrence A. Kogan Excerpt: This article questions the extent to which U.S. continental shelf seabed mining policy, as reflected in the U.S. administration's recently issued five-year OCS development plan and accompanying agency regulations, is influenced by international environmental...