2665 ABA Journal International Law articles.
ABA President Bob Carlson is urging the Polish government to delay seating 27 new judges to the Supreme Court of Poland to allow for a European Court of Justice ruling…
Oct 16, 2018 3:15 PM CDT
Gov. Jerry Brown’s defiant posture underscores how U.S. states and municipalities are increasingly venturing into the realm of international affairs as they mobilize against Trump administration policies in areas such as the environment, immigration and human rights.
Oct 1, 2018 12:05 AM CDT
National Security Adviser and former United Nations ambassador John Bolton on Monday reacted to the possibility that International Criminal Court will investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan with a threat to prosecute its judges and prosecutors.
Sep 11, 2018 4:15 PM CDT
An law criminalizing gay sex in India was overturned Thursday by the country’s Supreme Court.
Sep 6, 2018 12:30 PM CDT
There are more displaced people internationally now than at any point since World War II, says Alex Aleinikoff, a former Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees at the United Nations. But the problem is manageable, he says—if there's the political will to deal with the problem.
Aug 7, 2018 3:39 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a border patrol agent who was on U.S. soil when he shot and killed a teenager in Mexico can be sued for the…
Aug 7, 2018 3:15 PM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates voted to affirm the association’s commitment to international human rights and the rule of law in two resolutions on Monday.
Resolution 106A “condemns the…
Aug 6, 2018 5:40 PM CDT
Despite Polish legislation that requires a third of its Supreme Court justices to retire based on their ages, they showed up to work this week.
Jul 5, 2018 10:43 AM CDT
You may be confident of your ability to act with courtesy and professionalism in your home country. But with the array of cultural differences, social mores and business traditions you may encounter while traveling, how can you be sure you’re not offending clients and alienating foreign judges and arbiters?
Jun 25, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
A former general counsel to the U.S. Navy who has been honored for his human rights advocacy was named on Monday to be the new director of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative, and will oversee the association's international human rights programs.
May 14, 2018 1:10 PM CDT
The parents of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier have sued North Korea for the death of their son, who was detained for the alleged theft of a poster.
Apr 27, 2018 9:13 AM CDT
Foreign corporations can’t be defendants in suits for alleged human rights abuses under the Alien Tort Statute, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
The high court ruled in a…
Apr 24, 2018 10:23 AM CDT
The wife of a detained Chinese human rights lawyer is planning a 12-day walk from Beijing to the city where she believes her husband may be imprisoned.
Li Wenzu says…
Apr 6, 2018 2:48 PM CDT
“The advantages for women in the human rights field are that the employers tend to pay greater attention to issues of equality, it can contribute to a sense of self-worth and there is often good camaraderie,” says Brittany Benowitz, director of the Justice Defenders Program for the ABA Center for Human Rights.
Apr 1, 2018 12:15 AM CDT
ABA President Hilarie Bass is calling for the release and reinstatement of the chief justice and another judge on the supreme court in the Maldives.
Bass says in a…
Mar 14, 2018 10:36 AM CDT
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