International Courts and Tribunals

ICC Office of the Prosecutor Launches Policy on Children (November 18, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 18, 2016, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, launched her office’s “

International Chamber of Commerce Modifies Rules to Improve Transparency and Efficiency (November 4, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On November 4, 2016, the International Chamber of Commerce modified its

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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