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U.S. Says Iran’s Pick for U.N. Envoy Won’t Get a Visa

U.S. Says Iran’s Pick for U.N. Envoy Won’t Get a Visa WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday said it would bar an Iranian diplomat nominated as United Nations ambassador from entering the country, in a rebuke to Iran at a time when the United States is engaged in delicate …

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Does Use of Chemical Weapons Justify Intervention in Syria?

Does Use of Chemical Weapons Justify Intervention in Syria? Over the last few days, various media outlets have reported that the US, UK and other countries believe that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict (see BBC report). Apparently, there is not yet conclusive evidence of this …

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Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels

Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels WASHINGTON — President Obama said Tuesday that the United States would formally recognize a coalition of Syrian opposition groups as that country’s legitimate representative, intensifying the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to give up his bloody struggle to stay in power. Mr. Obama’s …

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Kiobel: Universal Civil Jurisdiction under international Law

Kiobel: Universal Civil Jurisdiction under international Law  Barrie Sander has law degrees from Cambridge and Leiden, and from September 2012 will be a PhD candidate in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. In an earlier post, I considered the question of corporate liability …

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Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority with respect to Germany by the Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom and the Provisional Government of the French Republic. June 5, 1945

Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority with respect to Germany by the Governments of the United States of America, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom and the Provisional Government of the French Republic. June 5, 1945 The German armed forces on …

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Agreement Relating to Prisoners of War and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating Under Soviet Command and Forces Operating Under United States of America Command February 20, 1945

Agreement Relating to Prisoners of War and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating Under Soviet Command and Forces Operating Under United States of America Command February 20, 1945 The Government of the United States of America on the one hand and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on …

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Baker v. Carr, 369 U.S. 186 (1962)

U.S. Supreme Court Baker v. Carr, 369 U.S. 186 (1962) Baker v. Carr No. 6 Argued April 19-20, 1961 Set for reargument May 1, 1961 Reargued October 9, 1961 Decided March 26, 1962 369 U.S. 186 APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE   …

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Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 31 March 2004 in the Case concerning Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) (Mexico v. United States of America)

  INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION OF THE JUDGMENT OF 31 MARCH 2004 IN THE CASE CONCERNING AVENA AND OTHER MEXICAN NATIONALS (MEXICO v. UNITED STATES OFAMERICA)  JUDGMENT OF 19 JANUARY 2009 Article 60 of the Statute of the Court — Independent basis of jurisdiction. Conditions on the …

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Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) – Provisional measures

  INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE CASE CONCERNING AVENA AND OTHER MEXICAN NATIONALS (MEXICO v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) REQUEST FOR THE INDICATION OF PROVISIONAL MEASURES ORDER OF 5 FEBRUARY 2003   Present: President GUILLAUME; Vice-President SHI; Judges ODA, RANJEVA, HERCZEGH, FLEISCHHAUER, KOROMA, VF.RESII- CHETIN, HIGGINS, PARRA-ARANGUREN, KOOIJMANS, REZEK, AL- KHASAWNEH, …

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REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA et al. v. ALTMANN

  REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA ET AL. v. ALTMANN CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT No. 03-13. Argued February 25, 2004—Decided June 7, 2004 Upon evidence that certain of her uncle’s valuable art works had either been seized by the Nazis or expropriated by Austria …

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