International Courts and Tribunals

European Court of Justice Rules Torture Victims May Be Eligible for Subsidiary Protection (April 24, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 24, 2018, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ru

UN Appeals Chamber Partly Reverses Šešelj Acquittal and Convicts Him of Crimes Against Humanity (April 11, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 11, 2018, the Appeals Chamber of the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) issued its

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO): A Revolutionary Step in Fighting Serious Transnational Crimes

European Union (EU) member states discover and report cross-border fraud worth thousands of millions of euros every year, including the loss of at least 50 billion in Value Added Tax (VAT).[1] However, national measures to fight large-scale transnational financial crimes remain limited and unable to effectively protect the EU budget.

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22
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4
Author: 
Anna Oriolo
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ICC Appeals Chamber Issues Judgments on Bemba Case (March 8, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 8, 2018, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its judgments on the

The Court of Arbitration for Sport for the XXIII Olympic Games

With seventeen days of competition, 102 sporting events, 2925 athletes, and 92 nations represented, the XXIII Winter Olympic Games (OG) in PyeongChang, South Korea, were likely to involve disputes. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) established two special divisions designed to address Olympic competitions, following the practice of previous editions of the OG. The “Ad Hoc Division” addresses sport-related disputes while the “Anti-doping Division” (CAS ADD) adjudicates doping claims.

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22
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3
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Laurence Boisson de Chazournes and Ségolène Couturier
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ICJ Rules on Maritime and Land Boundaries Between Nicaragua and Costa Rica (February 2, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 2, 2018, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled in joined cases Mar

Court of Arbitration for Sport Overturns Ban on 28 Russian Athletes (February 1, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 1, 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned the Internat

ICC Assembly of States Parties Passes Resolution Adding to List of War Crimes in the Rome Statute (December 14, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 14, 2017, the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties passed a

European Court of Justice Holds States May Not Require Asylum Seeker to Undergo Test to Determine Sexual Orientation (January 25, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 25, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in