The British government unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would ban smoking in most enclosed public areas, including offices, factories, cafes, restaurants and most pubs in England. Only private clubs and pubs that do not serve prepared food would be exempt from the ban. In addition to the ban on smoking in public places, the government [...]

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JURIST Contributing Editor Marjorie Cohn of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego says that the massive US assault on Fallujah is but the latest instance of illegal American aggression in Iraq, undertaken with disregard for international treaties and the principles of international law. US Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson was chief prosecutor at [...]

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Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Tuesday, November 16. On Capitol Hill, the US House and Senate both reconvene for legislative business today after being in recess since October. AP has more…. The Senate will meet at 12 PM ET and after a period of morning [...]

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The UN Security Council voted Monday evening to immediately impose an arms embargo on the Ivory Coast. As previously reported in JURIST's Paper Chase, the country is currently experiencing internal strife, and the vote is an effort to cut off the weapons supplies of both government and rebel forces. BBC News has more. 9:31 PM [...]

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