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Non-Governmental Organizations, Faith-Based Groups, Legal Professionals, Experts, and Former Government Officials Unequivocally Oppose U.S. Sanctions Against the International Criminal Court (ICC)

Non-Governmental Organizations, Faith-Based Groups, Legal Professionals, Experts, and Former Government Officials Unequivocally Oppose U.S. Sanctions Against the International Criminal Court (ICC)

The undersigned organizations and individuals write to express grave concerns and unequivocally oppose the Trump administration’s use of the sanctions authority of the United States to attack the International Criminal Court (ICC), an independent judicial institution...

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The Age of Robert H. Jackson: London, Nuremberg, Today – Live Webinar

The Age of Robert H. Jackson: London, Nuremberg, Today – Live Webinar

By: Sam Rouse, JD ’22 The Robert H. Jackson Center celebrated the 75th anniversary of the signing of the London Agreement and Charter with a global webinar on The Age of Robert H. Jackson – London, Nuremberg, Today on August 8, 2020. The webinar was co-sponsored by...

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Sanctions against the ICC: Product of Isolationism or Defense of Sovereignty – Live Webinar

Sanctions against the ICC: Product of Isolationism or Defense of Sovereignty – Live Webinar

By: Sam Rouse, JD ’22 The American Bar Association hosted a live webinar on Sanctions against the ICC: Product of Isolationism or Defense of Sovereignty on August 7, 2020. The webinar was moderated by Agnieszka Gaertner and featured three experts in international law:...

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First They Came For Me and My Colleagues: The U.S. Attack on the International Criminal Court

First They Came For Me and My Colleagues: The U.S. Attack on the International Criminal Court

By Leila Nadya Sadat [This article was originally posted on June 29, 2020 on Just Security. It was published in conjunction with an article by Diane Marie Amann, “I help children in armed conflict. The President is forcing me to stop.”] President Donald Trump has...

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