International Law

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ABA House urges President Trump to withdraw travel ban

The ABA House of Delegates today passed a resolution urging that the executive branch ensure that any executive orders concerning border security, immigration enforcement and terrorism be within the bounds…

Activists team up with ABA to provide law school scholarships for women in Congo

Amanda Jones is a well-traveled writer and photographer who doesn’t shock easily. But a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2013 left a deep impression on her when…

Draft executive order contemplates reopening CIA prisons, interrogating terrorists outside US

Updated: A draft executive order reportedly prepared by the Trump administration calls for a review to determine whether to reopen CIA prisons overseas and conduct interrogations of high-value terrorists outside…

Parliament must give its consent before Brexit process begins, Britain’s Supreme Court rules

Britain’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Parliament must give its consent before Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.

The court said proceeding without an act of…

Acting on a campaign promise, Trump withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying his decision to abandon the trade deal is “a great thing for the American…

Chinese human rights lawyer has been tortured in prison, his legal team says

Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang signed a false confession in detention in China after his captors beat him, deprived him of sleep and forced him into painful positions, according…

Paul McCartney suit seeks to regain copyright interest in early songs

Paul McCartney is seeking a declaratory judgment that he is entitled to reclaim copyright interest in his early songs under termination provisions of the Copyright Act.

McCartney filed the

ABA initiative pulls out of Beijing amid uncertainty caused by law regulating foreign nonprofits

A new Chinese law regulating foreign nonprofits took effect on Sunday, and there is uncertainty about how it will affect an ABA initiative and other nongovernmental organizations in the country.

Trump picks Skadden partner as US trade representative

President-elect Donald Trump has picked a BigLaw partner who has criticized China’s trade practices as his nominee for U.S. trade representative.

Trump announced on Tuesday that he is picking Robert…

Erasing the News: Should some stories be forgotten?

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.

International human rights tribunal discusses low asylum grant rates in US immigration court

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,…

Dentons launches new shared services hub in Poland, will lay off about 25 in UK

Dentons will eliminate approximately 25 jobs in the United Kingdom in preparation for the opening of its new shared-services hub in Warsaw, Poland. The hub, which officially launched on Monday,…

WikiLeaks founder is questioned in Ecuadorian embassy about rape allegations

An Ecuadorean prosecutor questioned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy in London on Monday as part of Sweden’s investigation into allegations Assange committed rape in 2010.

Swedish Chief…

No Brexit without Parliament OK, UK’s High Court rules

Britain’s High Court of Justice unanimously ruled Thursday that Parliament must first approve the issuing of Article 50, the formal declaration to separate from the European Union.

The court…

Trans-Pacific Partnership raises question: How should governments and corporations resolve disputes?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership appears to be a long way from going into force, but as a political issue, it clearly has arrived.

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