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THE GENEVA AWARD IN THE “ALABAMA” CLAIMS (1872)

By the Arbitrators. BY the terms of the Treaty of Washington the claims of the United States against Great Britain, arising out of depredations committed during the Civil War on American commerce by the Alabama and other cruisers fitted out in England, were submitted to arbitration. There were five arbitrators, …

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Air Services Agreement of 27 March 1946 case (United States/France)

Case concerning the Air Service Agreement of 27 March 1946 between the United States of America and France Decision of 9 December 1978 Characterization of questions of facts and issues of law—Application of the rule of exhaus­tion of local remedies in cases of diplomatic protection distinguished from application of the …

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American International Group, Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran

American International Group, Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran, et al., Appellants,united States, Intervenor.pfizer Inc., et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran, the Ministry of Health and Welfareof the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Ministryof Industries and Mines of the Islamicrepublic of Iran, Appellants,bank Markazi Iran, et …

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The Prosecutor vs. Brima, Kamara and Kanu (AFRC Case)

SPECIAL COURT FOR SIERRA LEONE TRIAL CHAMBER II Justice Julia Sebutinde, Presiding Judge Justice Richard Lussick Justice Teresa Doherty Herman von Hebel 19 July 2007 SCSL-04-16-T Before: Registrar: Date: Case No.: PROSECUTOR Against Alex Tamba BRIMA Brima Bazzy KAMARA Santigie Borbor KANU SENTENCING JUDGEMENT   Office of the Prosecutor Christopher …

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Aerial Incident of 7 October 1952 (United States of America v. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) – International Court of Justice

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REPORTS OF JUDGMENTS, ADVISORY OPINIONS AND ORDERS AERIAL INCIDENT OF OCTOBER 7th, 1952 (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS) ORDER OF MARCH 14th, 1956 Present: Vice-President Badawi, Acting President; President Hackworth ; JudgesBasdevant, Winiarski, Klaestad, Read, Hsu Mo, Armand-Ugon, Kojevnikov, Sir Muhammad …

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President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention Board

President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention BoardEarlier this month, US President Barrack Obama directed the National Security Advisor to create an Atrocities Prevention Board which will be tasked with co-ordinating the US government’s policies on the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide. In addition, the President also launced a US interagency …

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Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?

Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?I intended to write a post explaining why International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), does not have immunity under the applicable treaties dealing with the immunity of the IMF and its employees. However, Chimene Keitner has beaten me to …

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Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law

Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International LawThe adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama over their father’s death, accusing the United States of violating legal principles.By SCOTT SHANEWASHINGTON — The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama in their …

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Antarctic Treaty

The Governments of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, the French Republic, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, the Union of South Africa, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, Recognizing that it is in the interest of all mankind …

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Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany (September 20, 1945)

Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany September 20, 1945The Governments of the United States of America, the Union of …

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Protocol on Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-Level Ozone (1999)

The Parties, Determined to implement the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Aware that nitrogen oxides, sulphur, volatile organic compounds and reduced nitrogen compounds have been associated with adverse effects on human health and the environment, Concerned that critical loads of acidification, critical loads of nutrient nitrogen and critical levels …

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