International Law in Domestic Courts

British Tribunal Rules Electronic Mass Surveillance Legal (December 5, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On December 5, 2014, the British Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) ruled that U.K.

U.K. High Court Allows Iraqi Civilian to Continue Case Against Government Despite Claims of Immunity (November 19, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 19, 2014, the England and Wales High Court (the Court) ruled in Rahmatullah v.

European Court of Human Rights Rules on the President of Moldova’s Blanket Immunity for Defamation (December 2, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On December 2, 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled in Urechean and Pavlic

Belgium Employment Tribunal Rules Pregnant Syrian Asylum Seeker May Receive Benefits (November 12, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 12, 2014, a Belgium Employment Tribunal (the Tribunal)

U.K. Supreme Court Upholds Home Secretary’s Decision to Prevent an Iranian Politician from Entering the U.K. (November 12, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On November 12, 2014, the Supreme Court of the U.K.

Dominican Constitutional Court Rules Unconstitutional Instrument Accepting Jurisdiction of the IACHR (November 4, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 4, 2014, the Dominican Constitutional Court (the Court)

U.K. Court of Appeal Rules Libyan Man may Sue State Officials in Relation to Extraordinary Rendition (October 30, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On October 30, 2014, a U.K. Court of Appeal (the Court) ruled that a Libyan man can sue top U.K.

Italian Court Rules Certain International Immunity Laws Inapplicable to Italian Legal Order (October 22, 2014)

Author: 
Marina Barakatt

On October 22, 2014, the Italian Constitutional Court (the Court)