International Law in Domestic Courts

D.C. Circuit Decides Its First Child Abduction Convention Appeal

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On December 27, 2019, the D.C.

Jam v. International Finance Corp.

On February 27, 2019, the Supreme Court issued an opinion in Jam v. International Finance Corp.,[1] a case of critical importance for international organizations. The question presented in Jam was whether U.S. law affords international organizations absolute immunity from suit in the United States, or whether international organizations instead are entitled to only the more limited or "restrictive" immunity that applies to foreign sovereigns under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

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Volume: 
23
Issue: 
3
Author: 
Nancy Perkins & Sally Pei
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Canadian Judge Determines Former Guantanamo Detainee’s Sentence has Expired (March 25, 2019)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 25, 2019, Judge Mary T.