International Law in Domestic Courts

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.

Russian Constitutional Court Refuses to Implement European Court of Human Rights Decision (April 19, 2016)

Author: 
Saiena Shafiezadeh

On April 19, 2016, the Russian Constitutional Court issued a ruling rejecting the implementat

German Constitutional Court Rules that Treaty Overrides by National Statutory Law are Permissible under the Constitution (February 12, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 12, 2016, the German Constitutional Court (Court) published a decision confirming that the German legisla

U.S. District Court Rules UN Ambassador Not Immune from Bribery Prosecution (February 5, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 5, 2016, the U.S.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules California Woman Injured in Austria Cannot Sue in U.S. (December 1, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 1, 2015, the U.S.

European Court of Human Rights Rules for Magazine in Freedom of Expression Case Concerning an Article on Prince Albert of Monaco (November 10, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 10, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled in Couderc and H

Spanish Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Rwanda Genocide Case (October 7, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 7, 2015, the Spanish Supreme Court (Court) upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss a case investigating the Rwandan genocide.

U.S. District Court Dismisses Sept. 11 Victims' Case against Saudi Arabia (September 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 29, 2015, a U.S.

German Court Sentences Rwandan Rebel Leaders for Congo Massacres (September 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 28, 2015, a German court sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders for their roles during the internal conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2008 and 2009.