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Does International Law Value Regionalism in Criminal Law Enforcement?

Author: 
Junteng Zheng

The panel was moderated by Erika de Wet, and speakers included James Gathii, Vincent O. Nmehielle, and Alexandrea Huneeus. 

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Spreading Justice: International Criminal Tribunals and National Legal Systems

Author: 
Kristina J. Alayan

This program was organized by the International Legal Research Interest Group and discussed the role and impact of international criminal tribunals on domestic and international legal systems.

International Criminal Court Issues Five Sentences in Bemba Case (March 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 22, 2017, Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered its sentencing decision

High Court of Kenya Rules Against Attempted Closure of the World’s Largest Refugee Camp (February 9, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 9, 2017, the High Court of Kenya r

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court Rejects Challenge to Robert Mugabe's Presidency (February 8, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On February 8, 2017, the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe rejected a legal challenge to President Robert Mugabe’s presidency that claimed he had violated the constitution and was unfit for office d

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Central African Republic Arms Embargo (January 27, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 27, 2017, the United Nations Security Council, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, issued a

U.K. Court Rule Nigerians Can't Sue Shell in U.K. for Oil Spills (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the U.K.

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on the Situation in the Gambia (January 19, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 19, 2017, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution urging ”all Gambian pa

Gambian President Files Injunction Seeking to Keep Incoming President Out of Office (January 12, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 12, 2017, outgoing President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia asked the Supreme Court for an injunction that would bar his successor, President-Elect Adama Barrow, from entering office.

UNSC Passes Resolution on International Cooperation for Peace and Security (November 18, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 18, 2016, the United Nations Security Council issued a resolution reaffirming “its dete