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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 60–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Joshua Kurlantzick Copyright © 2004 World Policy Institute 2004 Joshua Kurlantzick is foreign editor of T h e N ew R epublic. Taking Multinationals to Court How the Alien Tort Act Promotes Human Rights Joshua Kurlantzick Last fall, in an ordinary...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 71–81.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Robert W. Tucker D O C K E T Robert W. Tucker is professor emeritus at TheJohns Hopkins University, The International Criminal Court Controversy Robert W. Tucker “The United States has a long history of other governments to advance these goals in commitment...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Mai El-Sadany The Egyptian government has repeatedly violated the law with arbitrary arrests, torture in detention, and forced disappearances. But in the past, Egyptian legal expert Mai El-Sadany says, at least these measures could have been challenged in court. Today a person may be subjected...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 16–22.
Published: 01 June 2017
... crimes, and crimes against humanity still stand, Kim Thuy Seelinger , the director of the Sexual Violence Program at the Human Rights Center at University of California, Berkeley, writes that Zidane’s case raises an important question: How can courts balance survivors’ readiness to disclose...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 24–30.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the World Bank Group to U.S. federal court. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Honduras International Finance Corporation World Bank land conflict property Graffiti at the Panamanian border warns, “Entrance is forbidden to Miguel Facussé’s workers and guards.” Graffiti...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 76–82.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to make a life for themselves in their unfamiliar homelands. She introduces us to Khe Khoeun, a former refugee now living with relatives in Cambodia, and describes how those with mental health problems are singularly ill-equipped to navigate America’s complicated immigration court system. Given...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 100–106.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Alex Eliseev A young and fragile democracy, South Africa cannot afford to have its courts compromised. Journalist Alex Eliseev examines the murders of Betty Ketani and Michael Thomson to illustrate the potential excellence of the country's judicial system and how easily it can be hampered by heavy...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 June 2002
... President Bush’s unusual decision to “unsign” the treaty creating the International Criminal Court. That was followed by an unsettling and peculiar American threat to scut­ tle United Nations peacekeepers in Bosnia unless U.S. soldiers were granted immunity from prosecution by the new...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 86–92.
Published: 01 September 2016
... was eventually released in 2005, aged 77, not a single person from his village could recognize him. A human rights activist, Sanjay Borbora, told the BBC at the time, “It seems the police just forgot about him.” While waiting for a date in court, undertrials live in jails and are treated as convicted...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 36–40.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of these issues were addressed in revisions to the Act, such as a 1985 law that changed the way status is determined when women marry non-Indian men. But discrimination in this amendment led Gehl to take her case to court. World Policy Journal managing editor Laurel Jarombek spoke with Gehl about her legal...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... judicial appeal of French citizens. Beginning with himself, though not extending to his hated predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, no exiting president would have the inalienable right to a seat on France’s highest court. It was a campaign promise, one of 60 that Hollande made, as French presidents are wont...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2012
... make up a somewhat standard incident of political violence—universally seen as unfortunate but rarely marked by any form of meaningful response. Except that Ivorians were promised a different outcome. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, then chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, filed a request...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to the attention of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, with the most famous case being Norín Catrimán et al . Although in that 2014 case the court condemned Chile for the way the Mapuche tribal leaders had been treated throughout the penal process, it fell short of addressing the broader, systemic problem...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 62–69.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the International Criminal Court—is who had already been killed.14 Soon after an extremely difficult task. But the courts Akayesu’s speech, according to testimony will have a better chance of succeeding in at his trial, the massacres of Tutsis in Taba this if prosecutors take aim at those who in­ began. cite...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
... 2012 World Policy Institute AFP/Getty Images London—On October 5, lawyer Martyn Day walked out the front door of London’s High Court to greet a throng of ravenous reporters gathered outside. He was there to tell them what they were hungry to hear—that the British Empire is now on trial...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2017
... women’s suffrage achievable or lawful matrimony for same-sex couples politically possible. The U.S. Congress did not lead the charge for women’s suffrage any more than the Supreme Court paved the way for marriage equality. Rather, those institutions followed people who came together to push parameters...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 11–14.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that they did not have in the first place. In the words of Judge James Prendergast of the Supreme Court of New Zealand: “no body politic existed capable of making a cession of sovereignty, nor could the thing itself exist.” In that same 1877 case, the court refused to hold the executive accountable...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to maintain friendly relations with fresh look. Chile, but they were not prepared to dis­ In October 1998, Gen. Augusto Pino­ regard the rulings of their highest court, chet traveled to London from Chile for medi­ based largely on international norms. Inter­ cal...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 61–71.
Published: 01 March 2012
... arrived at by its members. While there is an elaborate machinery to create legislation at the European level, there is no equivalent mechanism to enforce it. Despite five decades of integration, there is no European Union police nor an overarching legal system allowing courts across the continent to issue...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 41–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to be well educated. WPJ: Do you sense an increasing young-old divide, that’s widening in Europe, in these kinds of issues? Andersdotter: This is Google taking the initiative to remove it from its search engine. I think what the courts were going for is a kind of algorithmic regulation...