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JURIST Guest Columnist Michael Kelly of Creighton University School of Law says that an International Criminal Court finding of genocide in Sudan could change negative American attitudes towards the new Hague tribunal... Genocide may yet be found to have occurred...

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Eight men appeared in a South African court Friday to face charges of breaking the country's anti-mercenary laws, enforced under the Foreign Military Assistance Act . The South African men were freed in May, along with 53 other suspected...

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The Congolese government Friday denied allegations by Amnesty International that roughly 65 civilians were being detained and possibly tortured in the southeastern province of Katanga . The human rights organization said that the detainees were accused...

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UN peacekeepers sexually abused Liberian women, according to an initial UN investigation announced on Friday. An initial investigation into allegations showed that as many as 20 reports of abuse could be substantiated, with the allegations ranging from peacekeepers having...

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Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, April 18.The US Supreme Court hears oral arguments in two cases beginning at 10 AM ET today. In the first, Grable...

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Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Tuesday, April 12.The US Senate convenes at 9:45 AM ET today, when it will consider H.R. 1268 , the Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental...

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The International Court of Justice , the principle judicial organ of the UN, will begin hearing oral arguments Monday in the case of Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda). The...

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