Asia

China Releases Arctic Policy (January 26, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 26, 2018, the State Council Information Office of China published a white paper titled, “

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Increasing Sanctions on North Korea (December 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 22, 2017, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2397 increasing sanctions on the De

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Can Trade Serve as a Tool to Promote International Law Values? The Use of Trade Agreements to Raise and Enforce Labor and Environmental Standards

Author: 
Charles Bjork

Jennifer Hillman, a Visiting Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, moderated the panel.  Professor Hillman formerly served as General Counsel at the Office of the U.S.

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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.

Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal Dismisses Case Against Former Khmer Rouge Member (February 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 22, 2017, the Co-Investigating Judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia issued a joint closing order in Case 004/01 dismissing the proceedings against Im Chaem for

Korean Court Rules Statue Stolen from Japan Can Remain in the Country (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the Daejeon District Court ruled that a South Korean temple could retain possession of a Buddhist s

South Korean Court Rules Government Illegally Held Prostitutes that Catered to U.S. Soldiers in the 1960s and 1970s (January 20, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 20, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Central District Court in Seoul ruled that the Korean government had violated Korean law by detaining and forcing treatment upon prostitutes that cat