2751 ABA Journal International Law articles.
A Texas lawyer is among nearly a hundred people charged in an alleged marriage-fraud scheme that was intended to help immigrants gain admission to the United States.
Pearland, Texas, lawyer…
May 15, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
May 9, 2019 12:15 PM CDT
In 49 U.S. states and the federal court system, a 10-2 vote would not have been enough to convict. Oregon is currently the only state that permits convictions (for felonies other than murder) on a 10-2 or 11-1 vote of the jury. That practice has come under criticism in recent years by people who say it was enacted for racist reasons; it denies minority viewpoints on the jury a voice and removes an important safeguard against wrongful convictions.
May 1, 2019 2:30 AM CDT
Apr 11, 2019 11:19 AM CDT
Updated: The United States has revoked the visa of the chief prosecutor to the International Criminal Court because she has requested an investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan that could…
Apr 8, 2019 12:09 PM CDT
Mar 28, 2019 2:47 PM CDT
Sailors and family members who sued Sudan in the USS Cole bombing served the lawsuit in the wrong place, according to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The faulty service requires reversal…
Mar 26, 2019 1:45 PM CDT
The European Parliament is preparing to vote on a new copyright directive that will clamp down on online copyright infringement and harmonize laws across its 28 member states, according to proponents. But many think the directive will chill free speech.
Mar 18, 2019 7:10 AM CDT
Nearly three dozen lawsuits have been filed against Boeing since its 737 Max 8 aircraft operated by Lion Air crashed in Indonesia on Oct. 29, killing all 189 people aboard.…
Mar 14, 2019 2:53 PM CDT
More than 260 people have been targeted across the globe in the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Mar 7, 2019 2:33 PM CST
Willie Kimani was a Kenyan lawyer who was brutally murdered in 2016. At the time of his death, he was representing a victim of police misconduct and calling for an…
Feb 28, 2019 6:45 AM CST
A telephone scammer was sentenced to 71 months in prison last Friday after trying to persuade former FBI and CIA director William Webster to give him $50,000 to collect purported…
Feb 13, 2019 1:39 PM CST
Feb 11, 2019 8:10 AM CST
Two immigrant-rights lawyers say they don’t know who placed Interpol alerts on their passports that led to them being denied entry to Mexico last week.
But one lawyer suspects the…
Feb 4, 2019 4:30 PM CST
A judge on a United Nations criminal court says he quit after concluding that the diplomatic world sees no value in an independent judiciary.
Christoph Flugge said he resigned after…
Jan 29, 2019 9:25 AM CST