March 15, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Columnist Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that Iraq must not push blindly forward in its goal of de-Ba'athification, but rather consider the harm that such absolute changes pose to fairness and process ...Last month, a special panel of Iraq's highest ...[read more]
November 1, 2012
by Max Slater
The independence of Sri Lanka's judiciary is under attack by the nation's government, according to a report released Thursday by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), a human rights group composed of lawyers and judges from around the world. In the report, "Authority without ...[read more]
May 17, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The appeals court for Iraq's Justice and Accountability Commission on Monday overturned a ban on nine newly elected members of parliament accused of having ties to the banned Baath Party .The ad hoc commission was created to eliminate Iraqi officials with potential connections to regime of ...[read more]
February 4, 2010
by Bhargav Katikaneni
Spokesperson for Iraq's Shi'ite government Ali Al-Dabbagh said Thursday that a decision by an appeals court to allow candidates with suspected ties to the outlawed Baath party to run for office is illegal and unconstitutional. Under Wednesday's decision by the appeals panel of the ...[read more]
September 2, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Prashant Bhushan: The issue of asset disclosure of judges in India arose out of a Right to Information Application filed by one Subhash Agarwal with the Supreme Court seeking to know if judges of the High Courts and the Supreme Court were complying with the 1997 Code of Conduct ad... ...[read more]
November 13, 2008
by David Weber
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) and the Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos de Espaa (APDHE) filed suit Thursday in Spain's National Court against Alfredo Cristiani, the former president of El Salvador. The groups claim that Cristiani, along with 14 others, committed crimes... ...[read more]
February 1, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
Restoring Accountability: Phase 2 Report, Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities, Justice John H. Gomery, Commissioner. Read the full text of the report. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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