2757 ABA Journal International Law articles.
A prominent human rights lawyer in China, whose guilty plea came in what had been criticized as a sham trial, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison for inciting…
Nov 27, 2017 7:00 AM CST
In a move likely to strain relations with the United States, a Serbian court today gave suspended prison sentences to four men involved in the rioting in 2008 that resulted…
Nov 14, 2017 5:26 PM CST
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
Updated: President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will refuse to certify Iran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal reached in 2015, even as he seeks to keep the…
Oct 13, 2017 9:10 AM CDT
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