Extraterritorial jurisdiction and immunity: The case of Noriega

EXTRATERRITORIAL JURISDICTION AND SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY ON TRIAL:NORIEGA, PINOCHET, AND MILOSEVIC’TRENDS IN POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW Adam Isaac Hasson* http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/lawreviews/meta-elements/journals/bciclr/25_1/05_TXT.htm Abstract: Prosecutions of former heads of state are becoming increasingly common. In 1990, the United States arrested and convicted … Continue reading

Inside 1701: What the UN Security Council’s Ceasefire Resolution Actually Says

Regarding its relevance to a real peace in Lebanon, within days or weeks of this writing Resolution 1701 may be a discredited artefact of history. But its design remains significant: inability of the SC to act in a principled fashion to impose international order. In that light, it tells us far more about the internal debility of the UN than it does about any future for the Israeli-Lebanese conflict.
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Has the UN betrayed the Saharawis?

It is indeed an affront to ask the Saharawi people, who have been denied basic human rights and suffered immensely under Morocco’s occupation of their homeland, to accept an imposed "political reality" and negotiate a compromise on international law. It is as if the French people were asked to negotiate a compromise with Nazi Germany and the Kuwaitis to do the same with the regime of Saddam Hussein.
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Why International Law Matters

Why International Law Matters By Richard Falk Visiting Distinguished Professor, Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara and Milbank Professor of International Law Emeritus, Princeton University. TFF associate March 12, 2003 There is little doubt that the White House seems … Continue reading