December 1, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Ekaterina Sivolobova, student at the Law Faculty of the University of Buenos Aires and legal intern at the Center for Justice and International Law in Buenos Aires, recently interviewed Costa Rican journalist Mauricio Herrera-Ulloa about his experiences appearing before the Inter-American Court of ...[read more]
October 27, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Pakistani officials announced last week that murder charges had been filed earlier this month against the nation's former president, Pervez Musharraf, who is now on a speaking tour in the US and the UK. Andrew Gilmore, Pitt Law '10, attended one of his lectures in late September...Having ex... ...[read more]
October 22, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Tom Carpenter, Pitt Law '11, spent his summer as a Legal Extern at the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic of Palau...The most recent general election in the Republic of Palau, held on November 4, 2008, was a historic event for the small island nation. In addition to electing a new P... ...[read more]
May 7, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The French government on Wednesday confirmed that it will accept Algerian Guantanamo Bay detainee Lakhdar Boumediene after his release from the detention center. Boumediene was the named plaintiff in the US Supreme Court case Boumediene v. Bush, in which the Court held that Guantanamo detainees ...[read more]
May 7, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic voted Wednesday to approve the European Union (EU) reform treaty, also known as the Lisbon Treaty, sending the document to Czech President Vaclav Klaus for ratification. If the treaty is ratified, Ireland will be the only remaining EU country not ...[read more]
May 6, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Alleged Mumbai terror attack suspect Mohammed Ajmal Kasab pleaded not guilty Wednesday in an Indian court to 86 charges stemming from his participation in the November 2008 attack. Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was formally charged at a special court in Mumbai in front of Judge M.L. Tahiliyani, ...[read more]
May 6, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Iranian authorities issued stays of execution Wednesday for two teens sentenced to death for crimes committed as juveniles. The two individuals facing the death penalty, Amir Khaleqi and Safar Angooti, were scheduled to be executed Wednesday morning after being convicted of murder committed while ...[read more]
April 28, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday that it would review three new source review rules that regulate emissions from coal power plants. The announcement comes as the EPA has stepped up its efforts to regulate greenhouse gases and other atmospheric pollutants. The rules in ...[read more]
April 28, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
UK Justice Minister Jack Straw said Monday that his country would still be willing to consider a US request to take in terrorism detainees held by at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, if doing so would aid in the closure of the facility. Speaking at a meeting with his US counterpart, Attorney ...[read more]
April 25, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The US is planning on accepting into the country up to seven Chinese Uighur Muslims currently being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, according to the Los Angeles Times Saturday. Last month, Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters that the US would consider accepting the 17 Uighur ...[read more]

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