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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.

The UN International Law Commission Progresses Towards a New Global Treaty on Crimes Against Humanity

On July 17, 2014, the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC) voted to move the topic of a new treaty on crimes against humanity to its active agenda and appoint Professor Sean Murphy as Special Rapporteur.[1] Over the past two years, the Rapporteur has made significant progress, and the Commission has now approved ten draft articles—four in summer 2015[2] and six additional articles in August 2016.[3] T

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21
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2
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Leila Nadya Sadat & Kate Falconer
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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

Head of IMF Convicted of Negligence in Criminal Trial (December 19, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On December 19, 2016, la Cour de Justice de la République

International Protocol Targeting Forced Labor Enters into Force (November 9, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 9, 2016, the International Labour Organization (ILO) Forced Labour Protocol

International Chamber of Commerce Modifies Rules to Improve Transparency and Efficiency (November 4, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 4, 2016, the International Chamber of Commerce modified its

South African Justice Minister Submits Bill for Withdrawal from the ICC (November 3, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 3, 2016, the justice minister of South Africa presented a bill to parliament that would allow the state to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.  According to