2753 ABA Journal International Law articles.
Updated: M. Cherif Bassiouni, a human rights advocate and former DePaul University law professor, has died at the age of 79.
Bassiouni died Monday at his Chicago home, the Sep 26, 2017 12:25 PM CDT
Sep 6, 2017 8:43 AM CDT
Philippe Sands, the author of East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, was interviewed by James Podgers for the ABA Journal. Here is an edited transcript of that interview.
Sep 1, 2017 12:20 AM CDT
In East West Street, London barrister Philippe Sands weaves intertwining true stories against the backdrop of the Holocaust and the Nuremberg trials.
Sep 1, 2017 12:15 AM CDT
Aug 24, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Further arms sales to Saudi Arabia would violate federal law, unless the country takes steps to comply with international humanitarian law, according to a law professor whose opinion was provided…
May 22, 2017 3:42 PM CDT
Prosecutors in Sweden on Friday dropped a sexual assault investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but he still faces a warrant for his arrest in London and the possibility of…
May 19, 2017 9:48 AM CDT
Apr 3, 2017 1:51 PM 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
Forty years after movie director Roman Polanski fled the United States to avoid penalties for sexual assault, his attorney has asked a judge to sentence him to time served, the…
Mar 21, 2017 4:52 PM CDT
Updated: Two members of Russia’s intelligence agency and two Russian-hired hackers have been indicted in the 2014 hacking of 500 million Yahoo accounts.
The indictments were announced Wednesday, the Mar 15, 2017 9:50 AM CDT
The American Bar Association condemned recent terrorist attacks aimed at court systems in Afghanistan and Pakistan in a statement Wednesday written by ABA President Linda A. Klein.
Mar 1, 2017 9:52 AM CST
It’s not every day that a wire transfer for $40 million crosses a lawyer’s desk—particularly when the cash is coming from the Central Bank of Iran. But for Jamie Bernard,…
Mar 1, 2017 4:05 AM CST
In the wake of a new law threatening criminal prosecution of foreigners engaging in human and legal rights work in China, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative closed its Beijing…
Mar 1, 2017 1:10 AM CST