International Courts and Tribunals

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How International is International Law?

Author: 
Marylin J. Raisch

Moderator: Lauri Mälksoo, University of Tartu Center for U.U.- Russia Studies

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals: A Unique Model and Some of Its Distinctive Challenges

In 2008, the United Nations Security Council acknowledged the need to establish a mechanism to carry out essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) after their closure.[1] The Security Council underscored that impunity for individuals indicted by the Tribunals and still at large would be unacceptable, recognized the critical importance of continuing witness protection, and stressed that the archives of the Tribunals are UN pro

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21
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5
Author: 
Giorgia Tortora
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International Criminal Court Issues Five Sentences in Bemba Case (March 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 22, 2017, Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered its sentencing decision

ICSID Tribunal Dismisses Eli Lilly Patent Case Against Canada (March 16, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 16, 2017, an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Tribunal issued an

European Court Rules Workplace Regulations Banning Political, Philosophical, or Religious Signs Are Not Direct Discrimination (March 14, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 14, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in

European Court Rules Actions by Armed Forces During Conflict May be Considered Terrorist Acts Under EU Law (March 14, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 14, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union

European Court Rules EU States Are Not Required to Grant Humanitarian Visas (March 7, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 7, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union

Cambodian War Crimes Tribunal Dismisses Case Against Former Khmer Rouge Member (February 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 22, 2017, the Co-Investigating Judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia issued a joint closing order in Case 004/01 dismissing the proceedings against Im Chaem for