International Law in Domestic Courts

Singapore Court Reinstates Award against Laos, Finding Laos-China BIT Extends to Macao (September 29, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 29, 2016, the Singapore Court of Appeal ruled in Sanum Investments Limited v.

U.S. Congress Votes to Override Veto of 9/11 Victims Bill (September 28, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 28, 2016, the U.S.

U.S. Appellate Court Voids Judgment Against Palestine for Lack of Jurisdiction (August 31, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 31, 2016, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overruled a $650 milli

U.K. Supreme Court Dismisses Case Brought by Chagos Islanders Over Expulsion From Diego Garcia (June 29, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 29, 2016, in R (on the application of Bancoult (No 2)) v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the U.K.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Extraterritorial Application of RICO (June 20, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court delivered its opinion in RJR Nabisco v.

Former Chadian Head of State Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity by Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal (May 30, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On May 30, 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar, Senegal

Argentinian Court Convicts Former Dictator and Military Associates for Role in Operation Condor (May 28, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On May 28, 2016, an Argentinian court (

U.S. Senate Passes Bill Allowing Suits Against Saudi Arabia for 9/11 Attacks (May 17, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On May 17, 2016, the United States Senate passed a bill allowing family members of 9/11 victims to sue Sa

Swedish Court Sentences Man for Role in Rwanda Genocide (May 16, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On May 16, 2016, the Stockholm District Court sentenced a sixty-one-year-old man to life in prison for his participation in the Rwandan genocide.