718 ABA Journal International Courts/Tribunals articles.
“We help each other—that’s what we do here is we help each other.” It wasn’t the sentiment I expected to hear from a guard describing his interaction with inmates at the high-security prison outside Stockholm.
Feb 1, 2020 1:25 AM CST
Pelosi plans to send impeachment articles to Senate next week
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats on Friday that she is preparing to send the…
Jan 10, 2020 4:42 PM CST
Like many post-World War II global institutions in today’s political climate, the International Criminal Court can feel disconnected from the ideals and optimism that created it as the world’s…
Nov 27, 2019 2:55 PM CST
A recent pair of cases out of the European Union have provided new insight into the reach of the EU’s regulation of the internet. Both cases revolve around whether an EU member state’s court can order an internet company to take down or de-list information online and whether that power extends beyond the EU.
Oct 10, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
The European Union’s top court ruled Tuesday that Google and other search engines are not obligated to delete links to websites and databases worldwide under a “right to be forgotten”…
Sep 26, 2019 11:22 AM CDT
Waleed Abu al-Khair, a human rights lawyer who was convicted on anti-terrorism charges and sentenced to 15 years in prison—simply for calling for the rule of law in Saudi Arabia—will receive the 2019 ABA International Human Rights Award during the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. “Abu al-Khair epitomizes the ideals of what lawyers around the world are fighting for,” ABA President Bob Carlson says.
Aug 8, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined with four liberal justices on Monday in a ruling for a member of the Crow Tribe who was arrested for offseason hunting.…
May 20, 2019 11:40 AM CDT
Mar 28, 2019 2:47 PM CDT
Apr 16, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
The United States comes in at No. 18 in the overall global rankings, just behind the Czech Republic and just ahead of the Republic of Korea. At the top of the global rankings is Denmark, followed by Norway, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands.
Nov 1, 2017 12:45 AM CDT
The treaty is a product of the Cold War and primarily addresses concerns of that era, including nuclear war. So for 50 years, the treaty has prevented belligerent nations from putting weapons of mass destruction into space. But space is becoming big business, and commercial interests are putting new pressures on the law of outer space.
Apr 1, 2017 5:00 AM CDT
There are five international treaties that deal with issues such as arms control, freedom of exploration, liability for damage caused by space objects, exploitation of natural resources in outer space, and more.
Apr 1, 2017 4:45 AM CDT
ABA President Linda A. Klein condemned suicide bombings in the capital of Syria, one of which occurred at the main courthouse, in a statement on Monday.
“We send our…
Mar 22, 2017 9:40 AM CDT
The media and lawyers wrestle with the question: Should some stories be forgotten? An uptick in requests has followed EU support for removing access to online info.
Jan 1, 2017 12:10 AM CST
The Organization of American States heard complaints this month about widely varying rates of granting asylum at different U.S. immigration courts.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, part of OAS,…
Dec 20, 2016 5:00 PM CST