March 10, 2013
by Blake Lynch
The Pentagon's war crimes prosecutor has stated that a review panel should hear transparency challenges concerning the September 11 trial. Brigadier General, Mark Martins, who is the prosecutor at Guantanamo also insisted that the public must not hear about treatment of suspected 9/11 conspirators ...[read more]
November 9, 2012
by Arjun Mishra
Irwin Lipkin, a former controller of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, (BLMIS) pleaded guilty in a Manhattan federal court Thursday to falsifying records. The full range of charges to which Lipkin has pleaded guilty include conspiracy to commit securities fraud, to make false filings ...[read more]
July 30, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) on Monday confirmed its jurisdiction over the trials of the assassins of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri. The defense counsel for the four accused, Salim Ayyash, Mustafa Badreddine, Hussein Oneissi and Assad Sabra, had challenged the ...[read more]
July 7, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
Lawyers for the state of Georgia argued Friday in court filings with the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that its immigration law is constitutional under the recent US Supreme Court ruling in Arizona v. United States. The appeals court in March deferred ruling on challenges to ...[read more]
January 31, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) announced Monday that former Serb nationalist politician and war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj is suing ICTY for USD $2.6 million in damages due to alleged unreasonable delays in his trial. The ICTY declined to comment on the ...[read more]
October 18, 2011
by Drew Singer
A judge for the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) on Monday asked that the Trial Chamber initiate proceedings in absentia for four wanted suspects in the February 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri. Pre-trial Judge Daniel Fransen, in accordance with STL rules... ...[read more]
July 10, 2011
by Aman Kakar
Lawyers associated with Thailand's outgoing ruling Democrat Party filed papers with the Election Commission on Friday challenging the Puea Thai party's election victory. The filings seek to dissolve the Puea Thai party on grounds that the party's campaign involved former prime minister Thaksin ...[read more]
April 13, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On April 13, 2010, a judge in the US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi ordered a southern Mississippi school district to end its practice of allowing students to transfer from their assigned schools and classroom groupings, resulting in a segregated school system. The US ...[read more]
December 31, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On December 31, 2009, US Chief Justice John Roberts issued an unusually brief year-end report on the federal judiciary in his capacity as head of the Judicial Conference of the United States, declining to address judiciary needs as done in previous years. On a single page, the 2009 report said the ...[read more]
October 5, 2010
by Joseph Schaeffer
Robyn Monaco, Rutgers Newark School of Law '11 and Political Science Masters Candidate '12, writes about her experience with Maritime Writs of Attachment in the New York banking industry and the veritable blizzard of filings brought on by a single court decision... Frequently with international ...[read more]

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