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Before February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin had an “off ramp.” He could have withdrawn troops from Russia’s border with Ukraine and slinked away to an island. However, several developments have eliminated the possibility of an “off ramp.” On February 28, 2022, ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan announced he opened an investigation into “alleged war [...]

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On Friday the United States and people who respect justice around the world lost a very special jurist, William Ramsey Clark (December 18, 1927 – April 9, 2021), a man unique among lawyers for his steadfast commitment to justice for all.  He served his country as the 66th Attorney General of the United States from [...]

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A Belgrade appeals court published a decision on Tuesday in which it annulled Mirjana Markovic’s one-year prison sentence and sent the case back for retrial. Mirjana Markovic is a former leader of the Yugoslav left party and widow of former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic. In 2000 Markovic was accused of abuse against official duty, as [...]

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The Serbian Bar Association and the Bar Association of Belgrade announced a week-long strike starting July 30 in response to the killing of prominent criminal defense lawyer Dragoslav Miše Ognjanović. Ognjanović served on the war crimes defense team of former Serbian leader Slobodan Milošević in the early 2000s. He was also involved in a number [...]

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JURIST Guest Columnist Mohit Gupta of South Asian University discusses the legacy of the ICTY... International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), an ad hoc international criminal tribunal established by mandate from United Nations Security Council officially came to...

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Former prime minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj was arrested in France on Wednesday on charges of war crimes filed by Serbia. Serbia claims that Haradinaj's unit, the Black Eagles, tortured and killed Serbian civilians. Kosovo's current president, Hashim Thaci [official...

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