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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)
Asia-Pacific countries sign trade deal without U.S.
Eleven countries including Japan, Australia, and Canada signed a trade agreement Thursday known as The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) . The deal will span a market of nearly 500 million people, making it (More)
Australia and Peru sign free trade agreement
Australia and Peru signed a new trade agreement Monday that will allow for greater access to beef, sugar, almonds and dairy products being sold within Peru.The trade agreement was finalized last November and will go into affect 60 days it is rati (More)
Rights group urges ICC to investigate mercenaries in Yemen
The Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK (AOHR UK) on Tuesday called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate allegations of war crimes in Yemen by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recruiting foreign nationals to serve in an (More)
Attack Against the Argentine Embassy in Chile: A Violation of International Law
JURIST Guest Columnist Ricardo Arredondo of the University of Buenos Aires School of Law discusses the aftermath of recent violence against Argentine diplomatic facilities in Chile...On the night of October 23, both the residence of the Argentine E (More)
Australia Coalition Party proposes safeguards for same-sex marriage postal survey
Australia's Coalition Party on Tuesday released a proposed bill to add extra protections to a same-sex marriage postal survey mailed out to the general public. The survey asks the public to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legalized, and (More)
Australia High Court allows same-sex marriage survey vote
The Australia High Court on Thursday unanimously dismissed a legal challenge to a same-sex marriage postal survey, thereby allowing the general public to vote directly on whether same-sex marriage should be legalized. The focus of the legal challen (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 2 September 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Kenya's Supreme Court ruled 4-2 Friday to invalidate the recent presidential election. UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Thursday expressed grave concern for Rohingya Muslims in Myanma (More)
Federal judge blocks Texas abortion law
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Texas granted a temporary restraining order Thursday, blocking Texas officials from enforcing a ban on the most common second trimester abortion procedure. The ban that was halted by Ju (More)
Chile president introduces same-sex marriage bill
Chile's president, Michelle Bachelet introduced a bill on Tuesday that would legalize same-sex marriage. Bachelet said "We believe that it is not ethical or just to place artificial limits on love or deny essential rights based solely on the sex o (More)