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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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Peru congress approves bill introducing statute of limitations for crimes against humanity and war crimes

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The Peruvian Congress approved a bill on Thursday that introduces a statute of limitations for crimes against humanity in the second vote, despite opposition from human rights organizations for its potential interruption of ongoing investigations into serious abuses.

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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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“The Extraterritorial Reach of Criminal Statutes”

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“The Extraterritorial Reach of Criminal Statutes”: William S. ” The post “The Extraterritorial Reach of Criminal Statutes” appeared first on How Appealing. Dodge recently had this post at the “Transnational Litigation Blog.”

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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.” ” The post “Parsing Invalidating Statutes (Part I)” appeared first on How Appealing.

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German court rules double jeopardy statute unconstitutional

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The post German court rules double jeopardy statute unconstitutional appeared first on JURIST - News. .” The law at issue was challenged by a man recharged in a 1981 murder and rape case for which he was acquitted due to lack of evidence.

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