July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Although the ICC's name implies exclusivity, it is one of many international criminal tribunals. Several permanent international tribunals dealing in civil matters have also developed, ranging from the Permanent Court of Arbitration to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to the World ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
On September 11, 2001, a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, DC, leaving approximately 3,000 dead in the immediate aftermath. The attacks were carried out by 19 hijackers who took control of four commercial ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
On September 11, 2001, a series of coordinated attacks were carried out at the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, DC, leaving approximately 3,000 dead in the immediate aftermath. The attacks were carried out by 19 hijackers who took control of four commercial ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
International efforts to rebuild postwar Iraq generated a breadth of legal issues. Following reconstruction investments were often managed by US-based entities, and most legal claims and disputes that arose involved American citizens. Many of the prominent reconstruction disputes arose from the ...[read more]
June 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Although the ICC's name implies exclusivity, it is one of many international criminal tribunals. Several permanent international tribunals dealing in civil matters have also developed, ranging from the Permanent Court of Arbitration to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to the World ...[read more]
August 22, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The World Trade Organization (WTO) admitted the Russian Federation as its 156th member on Wednesday, bringing to a close accession negotiations that began in June 1993. The lower house of the Russian parliament ratified the WTO accession package protocol in July, clearing the way for Russia's ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, on Tuesday ratified the World Trade Organization (WTO) accession package protocol, clearing the way for Russia's membership in the global trading system. Despite stiff opposition, the ruling United Russia party garnered enough votes to ...[read more]
July 9, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Russia's Constitutional Court on Monday ruled that the World Trade Organization (WTO) accession package protocol for membership does not offend the Russian Constitution. The court's unanimous decision quashed the challenge brought by a group of 131 opposition lawmakers from the Just Russia and ...[read more]
June 15, 2012
by Jordan Barry
JURIST Guest Columnist Kambiz Behi of Mostafavi & Associates and JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates argue that the admittance of the Russian Federation into the World Trade Organization will create stronger economic relations despite the misgivings of US lawmakers...Later ...[read more]
April 30, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On April 30, 2010, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) placed Russia, China, and Canada on its Priority Watch List of countries that are not adequately protecting intellectual property rights. Although the Canadian government had pledged to strengthen copyright laws it was still ...[read more]

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