June 13, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) on Wednesday held the first hearing on its jurisdiction and the legality of its creation. The defense lawyer for Mustafa Badreddine, one of the four men wanted by the court for the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri, argued that the... ...[read more]
December 3, 2011
by Leah Kathryn Sell
JURIST Guest Columnist Niccolò Pons, Assistant Legal Officer of the Pre-Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Court, says that there are many obstacles for the Lebanese court both in obtaining and carrying out a trial in absentia, but that it can still be an effective tool in ...[read more]
April 7, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
Resolution 1595, UN Security Council, April 7, 2005. Read the full text of the resolution as incorporated in a UN press release. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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