Foreign Policy and International Law

U.S. Supreme Court Rules FSIA Expropriation Exception Applies Only if Property is Taken in Violation of International Law (May 1, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Venezuela v.

The United Kingdom, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and Targeted Killings

Unlike in the United States, in the United Kingdom the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) for targeted killings has generally been “under the radar” due to the British government’s longstanding refusal to admit that any such policy exists.

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Volume: 
21
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3
Author: 
David Turns
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CJEU Rules Asylum Application May Be Rejected Due to Applicant’s Participation in Terrorist Network Activities (January 31, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 31, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Trump Administration Issues Travel Ban for Certain Countries; Courts Issue Injunctions (January 27, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 27, 2017, the President Donald Trump signed an executive order tempo

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

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