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Judge withdraws from Karadzic appeal in Bosnian War case
Judge Theodor Meron of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals withdrew Thursday from appellate proceedings in the case of former Serbian president Radovan Karadzic. The decision came two days after lawyers for Karadzic filed a m (More)
UN tribunal replaces judges in Mladic appeal
The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals on Tuesday replaced  three out of five judges presiding over the appeal of convicted war criminal Ratko Mladic . The original panel comprised Judges Theodor Meron, Carmel Agius, Liu Daqun (More)
Former Bosnian Serb official sentenced to 11 years for war crimes
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday found former Bosnian Serb senior official Jovan Tintor guilty of crimes against civilians and sentenced him to 11 years in prison . Tintor was indicted by the court in 2016 on counts of crimes again (More)
UNMICT hears Former Bosnia Serb leader appeal for genocide conviction
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) heard oral arguments on Monday and Tuesday in former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's appeal of his 2016 conviction for crimes committed during the Bosnia conflict. Karardic, in su (More)
UN appeals court reverses acquittal and convicts Šešelj of war crimes
The United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) Appeals Chamber on Wednesday reversed the acquittal of Vojislav Šešelj by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and convicted hi (More)
Donald Trump, Syria and the Prevention of Genocide
JURIST Guest Columnist Louis René Beres of Purdue University, discusses the implications of a hasty withdrawl from Syria... President Donald Trump recently announced his intention to get out of Syria, "very soon." The president's stated intention he (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 31 March 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy must stand for trial for charges of corruption and influence the 2007 French presidential election. A judge for the US District Court for the Southe (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 31 March 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: The US State Department submitted a proposal to the Federal Register on Friday that would require nonimmigrant visa applicants to list their social media identities for the last five years. A f (More)
Lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for involvement in 9/11 terror attacks moves forward
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday denied Saudi Arabia's motion to dismiss a lawsuit for involvement in the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Victims and families of victims originally brought su (More)
Ratko Mladić appeals war crimes conviction
Former Bosnian military leader Ratko Mladić on Thursday appealed his conviction to the UN Mechanism for International Tribunals . Mladić was tried and convicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, then sentenced to (More)
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