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Armenia Parliament to consider ratifying Rome Statute

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Armenian state news agency Armenpress reported Friday that the country’s parliament will consider ratifying the Rome Statute. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is the treaty that established the ICC. Armenia signed the Rome Statute in October 1999 but has not ratified it.

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“Fetal Personhood Fight Underlies Supreme Court Abortion Case; Idaho abortion ban conflicts with federal law, US says; Reading of statute key question in appeal”

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“Fetal Personhood Fight Underlies Supreme Court Abortion Case; Idaho abortion ban conflicts with federal law, US says; Reading of statute key question in appeal”: Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law has this report.

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“Supreme Court Signals Another Corruption Law to Be Pared Back; Court has reined in reach of federal corruption statutes; Would be win for Indiana mayor who got $13,000 gratuity”

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“Supreme Court Signals Another Corruption Law to Be Pared Back; Court has reined in reach of federal corruption statutes; Would be win for Indiana mayor who got $13,000 gratuity”: Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson of Bloomberg Law has this report.

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Armenia parliament ratifies ICC Rome Statute

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On Sunday, President Vahagn Khachaturian signed the Armenian parliament’s decision to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court ( ICC ) into law , placing the Caucasus country under the Hague-based institution’s jurisdiction despite warnings from its longtime ally Russia.

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German court rules double jeopardy statute unconstitutional

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The German Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled a law allowing double jeopardy in criminal cases where new evidence was available was unconstitutional. Originally, the law allowed four reasons for reopening a case: forgery of documents, false statements by a witness, judicial negligence or valid confessions post-trial.

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“Parsing Invalidating Statutes (Part II)”

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“Parsing Invalidating Statutes (Part II)”: John F. ” The post begins, “In a prior post, I argued that the precise language used in state statutes purporting to invalidate choice-of-law clauses and forum selection clauses can have outsized effects in litigation.

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“Parsing Invalidating Statutes (Part I)”

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“Parsing Invalidating Statutes (Part I)”: John F. ” Therein, he writes, “There are hundreds of state statutes that direct state courts not to give effect to choice-of-law and forum selection clauses.” Coyle has this post at the “Transnational Litigation Blog.”

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