International Courts

Thomas Gibbons, Appellant v. Aaron Ogden, Respondent (1824)

Coram: Chief Justice John Marshall, Justice Bushrod Washington, Justice William Johnson, Thomas Todd, Justice Gabriel Duvall, Justice Joseph Story, and Justice Smith Thompson. Note: Justice Smith Thompson took no part in the consideration or decision of the case. Facts of the...

Rasul v Bush – Case Analysis of a Landmark US Supreme Court Decision

Rasul v Bush 542 U.S. 466 (2004) is a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. In this case, the US Supreme Court decided that the detained foreign nationals who were held in the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp are allowed to file a petition of writ of habeas corpus before the Federal Court to review the legality of their detention.

Judgement: William Marbury v. James Madison, Secretary of State of the United States (1803)

Coram: Chief Justice John Marshall, Justice William Cushing, Justice William Paterson, Justice Samuel Chase, Justice Bushrod Washington, and Justice Alfred Moore. Note: Due to illness, Justice William Cushing and Justice Alfred Moore did not attend the oral arguments or participate in...

International Criminal Court Awards $30 Million To Congolese Warlord’s Victims

Excerpt Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a reparation order, awarded the victims of Congolese Warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, USD 30 million. Background Mr Bosco Ntaganda, also known as “Mr Terminator”, is a militia leader, who carried out a range of...

The International Criminal Court Awards $30 Million To Congolese Warlord’s Victims

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a reparation order, awarded the victims of Congolese Warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, USD 30 million.

The International Criminal Court Awards $30 Million To Congolese Warlord’s Victims

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a reparation order, awarded the victims of Congolese Warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, USD 30 million.

Palestinian Court Rules Balfour Declaration Invalid; Urges the UK To Apologize

Excerpt The Nablus Court of First Instance ruled that Lord Balfour’s declaration to support for a “national home for the Jewish people” violated international law and resulted in the consequences of “nakba”. The Court has called the British government to...

European Court of Human Rights Rules Hungary Violated Asylum-Seeking Family’s Rights

Excerpt The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that Hungary had violated the law in its treatment of a family of five asylum seekers, including three young children. The Iranian Afghan family was held in a Röszke transit zone...

Westminster Magistrates’ Court Orders Extradition for Nirav Modi for Connection With PNB Scam

The London Court delivered the verdict stating that the evidence against Modi was sufficient to merit order for extradition to India, where he is to face criminal charges for money laundering and fraud concerning the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

Pakistan Supreme Court Orders Immediate Reconstruction of Vandalised Hindu Temple

Background A century-old Hindu temple, Samadhi of Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj, in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan in December 2020 was burnt and demolished by the members of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party after the members of the Hindu community received...

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Emerging Dimensions of US Foreign Policy

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Long Note on Debentures

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