International Criminal Law, Corruption, and Law Enforcement

Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor's Office Makes First War Crimes Arrest

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 24, 2020, the Prosecutor's Office of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers announced

ICJ Arranges for Expert Opinion on Reparations in DRC v. Uganda

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 22, 2020, the International Court of Justice announced that it intends to obtain an expert opinion under Article 67(1) of the Court's Rules, in the case concerning Armed Activities on

RSCSL Grants Gbao Conditional Early Release with Three-Month Delay

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On September 8, 2020, the President of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone granted August

Special Tribunal for Lebanon Dismisses Motion Regarding Jurisdiction in Second Ayyash Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 10, 2020, Trial Chamber II of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon released a

Former Lebanese Officials Sanctioned by Office of Foreign Assets Control

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On September 8, 2020, Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil (former Lebanese government officials) were sanctioned by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) “pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.)

Head of State Immunity

The Society's 114th Annual Meeting—and first Virtual Annual Meeting—took place June 25–26, 2020. The 2020 Annual Meeting theme, "The Promise of International Law," was an opportunity to reflect on the successes and failures of international law, while reaffirming our commitment to achieving its promise of a more just and peaceful world.

Two New Reports on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering issued by CoE

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 18, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (COE) anti-corruption body (GRECO) released an

Council of Europe Anti-Corruption Group Publishes Annual Report

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 3, 2020, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body, published its