International Courts and Tribunals

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

International Criminal Court Judges Approve Plan on Symbolic Reparations in Lubanga Case (October 21, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 21, 2016, Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court approved and ordered the

U.S. Federal Appeals Court Allows Abu Ghraib Torture Suit to Move Forward (October 21, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 21, 2016, the U.S.

CJEU Rules Websites May Have Legitimate Interest in Storing User Data to Protect Against Cyberattacks (October 19, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 19, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

The Principles of Confidentiality and Noninterference in Communications with Lawyers and Legal Advisers in Recent ICJ and ECHR Case Law

“Legal professional privilege,” or “attorney-client privilege,” as it is often called in domestic legal systems, includes the right of noninterference in communications between clients and their legal advisers, as well as the right of confidentiality of such communications. They are essential conditions for the legal profession and well-protected principles in national, regional, and international legal orders, which only allow for exceptional restrictions.

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20
Issue: 
16
Author: 
Géraldine Giraudeau
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CJEU Rules that Italy Violated EU Law by Not Guaranteeing Compensation for Victims of Cross-Border Violent Crime (October 11, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 11, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union

ICJ Rejects Jurisdiction in Marshall Islands Nuclear Disarmament Cases (October 5, 2016).

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 5, 2016, the International Court of Justice ruled that it did not have jurisdiction over three separate but substantively similar cases between the Marshall Islands and