International Law in Domestic Courts

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.

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office

On August 3, 2015, the Assembly of Kosovo amended its Constitution[1] and passed the Law on the Specialist Chambers and the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (the Law).[2] These two judicial institutions were established within the justice system of Kosovo to investigate, prosecute, and try “international crimes committed during and in the aftermath of the conflict in Kosovo, which relate to those reported in the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Report Doc 12462 of Ja

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20
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11
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Robert Muharremi
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Indian Supreme Court Upholds Criminal Defamation Laws (May 13, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On May 13, 2016, the Supreme Court of India upheld in Subramaniam Swamy v.

Dutch Court Overturns $50 Billion Judgment against Russia in Yukos Arbitration (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, the Hague District Court in the Netherlands overturned a fifty billion do

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Congress did not Exceed Powers in Allowing Terror Victims Access to Iranian Funds (April 20, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 20, 2016, The U.S.