International Courts and Tribunals

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
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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)

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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

European Court Dismisses Real IRA Appeal to Overturn Ruling in Omagh Bombing Case (September 29, 2016)

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Eric A. Heath

On September 29, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights dismissed an appeal in McKevitt and Campbell v.

ICC Finds Al Mahdi Guilty of Cultural Destruction War Crime, Court’s First Such Ruling (September 27, 2016)

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Eric A. Heath

On September 27, 2016, in The Prosecutor v.

WTO Finds EU Failed to Implement Ruling to Bring Measures into Conformity with Obligations under Subsidies Agreement (September 22, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 22, 2016, the compliance panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated a 

CJEU Rules States may Prohibit Cosmetic Products Containing Animal-Tested Ingredients from the EU Market (September 21, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 20, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a

WTO Appellate Body Issues Report in Dispute Between India and the U.S. over Solar Technology (September 16, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 16, 2016, the Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued its

The Situation of Reparations in the Inter-American Human Rights System: Analysis and Comparative Considerations

On April 17, 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) rendered its resolution in the monitoring of Chile’s implementation of the reparations ordered in García Lucero v. Chile.[1] The IACtHR had ordered Chile to grant Leopoldo Guillermo García Lucero reparations on August 28, 2013.[2] The Court had found Chile responsible for not investigating the torture of García Lucero.

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Volume: 
20
Issue: 
15
Author: 
Juan Pablo Pérez-León-Acevedo
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