Foreign Policy and International Law

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on the Reunification of Cyprus (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the United Nations Security Council issued a resolution regarding the efforts

Court of Justice of the European Union Upholds Sanctions Against Russian Company Almaz-Antey (January 25, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 25, 2017, the General Court of the European Union

“El Chapo” Extradited to the U.S. (January 19, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 19, 2017, Mexico agreed to extradite Joaquin Guzman Loera, known as “El Chapo,” to the United States to face prosecution for charges related to his leadership Sinaloa Cartel.  According

U.S. Federal Judges Orders Department of Defense to Release Abu Ghraib Photos (January 18, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 18, 2017, the U.S.

Three U.K. Supreme Court Rulings Address Claims Against U.K. for Actions in Afghanistan and Iraq (January 17, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 17, 2017, the U.K. Supreme Court issued three rulings touching on various allegations of wrongful acts committed by the U.K.

Egyptian Court Halts Transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia (January 16, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 16, 2017, the High Administrative Court of Egypt blocked the transfer of two uninhabited Egyptian islands in the Red Sea, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia.

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.

UN Security Council Passes Resolution on Russia and Turkey’s Efforts in Syria (December 31, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 31, 2016, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution welcoming the efforts

U.S. Imposes Sanctions Against Russia in Response to Cyberattacks (December 28, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 28, 2016, the White House announced an executive order increasing sanct

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules States May Not Impose General Obligations on Data Retention (December 21, 2016)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 21, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union