2759 ABA Journal International Law articles.
Jul 1, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
Florida plaintiffs lawyer Debi F. Chalik remembers the moment she decided to file suit against Princess Cruises for negligence arising from the COVID-19 outbreak on the Grand Princess ship. It was March 6, and she was home watching Vice President Mike Pence deliver a televised briefing that included an update on the status of the Grand Princess.
Jun 1, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
Bringing a case against an ocean cruise line is challenging. Plaintiffs lawyers say these cases are highly specific and highly specialized, governed by myriad legal standards and subject to investigative challenges. It’s an area so unique that it’s easy for a novice lawyer to make an honest mistake that can permanently sink an otherwise meritorious case.
Jun 1, 2020 12:00 AM CDT
Communities around the world are reeling from the repercussions of the novel coronavirus pandemic and measures taken to contain it. Democratic backsliding threatens to derail significant development gains we have…
May 28, 2020 11:24 AM CDT
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Missouri is first state to sue China over COVID-19
The state of Missouri has filed a lawsuit against China that contends that its government covered up knowledge of COVID-19 and…
Apr 22, 2020 4:18 PM CDT
Lobbyists seek COVID-19 lawsuit curbs
Lobbying groups for U.S. businesses are asking Congress to curb liability for companies that could face lawsuits in connection with COVID-19. The U.S. Chamber of…
Apr 21, 2020 4:09 PM CDT
In the interest of flattening the COVID-19 curve, upholding the fundamental rights of detainees and enhancing national security, human rights defenders arbitrarily detained for their legitimate rights work should be…
Apr 16, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
“Being a female lawyer in Georgia is a constant struggle against stereotypes. Many people brag about our cultural traditions for respecting women in my country, but in reality, these traditions are used to marginalize women from community decision-making,” writes Anna Arganashvili, a human rights lawyer.
Apr 1, 2020 2:20 AM CDT
General counsels are overloaded with COVID-19 emails and webinar invites
Corporate clients are inundated with emails and webinar invitations from law firms offering information on the novel coronavirus, according to…
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