International Courts and Tribunals

ICC Acquits Ivoirians Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé of Crimes Against Humanity (January 15, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 15, 2019, the Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Laurent Gbagbo and Cha

European Court of Justice Blocks Implementation of Polish Law on Judges' Retirement (December 17, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 17, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in Commission v.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Russia Violated Rights of LGBT Organizers (November 27, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 27, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Alekseyev and Others v.

Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal Convicts Two for Cambodian Genocide Crimes (November 16, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 16, 2018, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia delivered its

Third Party Funding in International Investor-State Arbitration

Third-party litigation funding (TPF) is a rapidly expanding industry composed of speculative investors who finance legal claims in exchange for influence over case management and a contingency in the recovery.[1] The potentially high damage awards (recently averaging $500 million per dispute) characteristic of investor-state arbitration (ISDS) under the bilateral investment treaty (BIT) regime[2] have made it a new and highly attractive market for TPF.

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22
Issue: 
16
Author: 
Frank J. Garcia and Kirrin Hough
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European Court of Human Rights Rules Insulting Prophet Muhammad Not Protected under the Convention (October 25, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 25, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in E.S. v.

European Court of Justice Orders Poland to Suspend Supreme Court Retirement Law (October 19, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 19, 2018, the Vice President of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

European Court of Human Rights Rules U.K. Surveillance Violates Convention (September 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 13, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on three joined applications in Big Brother Watch and Ot