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2492 ABA Journal articles on International.

US is an outlier on death penalty attitudes in North America, ACLU attorney says
When it comes to imposing the death penalty, the United States has long outpaced North American neighbors Canada and Mexico, according to the director of the ACLU Capital Punishment Project.
Microsoft case underscores legal complications of cloud computing
How far can law enforcement authorities go when seeking electronically stored information outside the United States?
Immigration, access to justice and homeless youth among topics on tap at ABA Midyear Meeting
Though the setting will be Canadian when the ABA Midyear Meeting opens in Vancouver, British Columbia, many of the key topics of discussion will be legal issues Americans are grappling with.
Nearly 1 million UK law firm passwords are available on the dark web, report says
Websites that collect stolen and leaked credentials had about 1.16 million email addresses from the 500 top law firms in the United Kingdom, according to cybersecurity firm report.
Italian judge accused of bullying law students for sex

After accusations that he pressured female students for sex, made merit scholarship recipients sign secrecy and loyalty oaths and implemented a dress code that mandated miniskirts for women, an Italian…

10 Questions: Harvard Law’s dean of students began as a ballerina
Marcia Lynn Sells, dean of students at Harvard Law School, once performed with Dance Theatre of Harlem under the direction of co-founder Arthur Mitchell.
Attorney’s bullfighting dreams come true during his golden years
Bullfighting is a hobby for James B. Pritikin, a divorce litigator who is a partner at Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove in Chicago.
Offshore law firm sues 2 UK-based news outlets for reporting on ‘Paradise Papers’

Offshore law firm Appleby has sued the BBC and the Guardian for their reports on documents taken in a data breach.

Appleby wants a permanent injunction to prevent further use…

ABA sends lawyer delegation to Poland and urges veto of bills threatening judicial independence

The ABA is urging President Andrzej Duda of Poland to veto legislation that would undermine judicial independence, according to a statement by ABA President Hilarie Bass.

The ABA has sent…

N. Korean political prisons rival Nazi concentration camps, investigator and Holocaust survivor says

A Holocaust survivor who investigated North Korean prisons for the International Bar Association says conditions rival those of Nazi concentration camps.

Thomas Buergenthal, who was in the Auschwitz and Sachsenhausen…

New SEC cyber unit makes first filing, and it’s over a cryptocurrency sale

On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed and obtained an emergency action against PlexCorps, a Canadian company promoting an initial coin offering, or ICO.

In the filing

10 Questions: From plaintiffs to patients, Don D. Bush shifts careers at 70
Don D. Bush left his position as a magistrate judge with the U.S. District Court for work as a medical technician for a nonprofit urgent care clinic and an ambulance service.
Legislators take aim at zero tolerance school policies
More than 25 states have amended their laws on zero tolerance in schools during the last five years.
War crimes defendant dies after drinking vial of what he called poison in international court

A convicted war criminal died at a hospital Wednesday after drinking from a vial he claimed to contain poison at a United Nations tribunal in The Hague.

Slobodan Praljak, a…

Oxford grad’s suit claims bad teaching cost him the chance to attend an Ivy League law school

A graduate of Oxford University claims his lower-than-expected grades there 17 years ago made it impossible to attend an Ivy League law school in the United States or to perform…

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