Category: International Law

Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Boycotting a Boycott

Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order Boycotting a Boycott

—by Ryan Lefkowitz N.Y. Exec. Order No. 157 (June 5, 2016), https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/EO_157_new.pdf. Abstract: New York State Governor Cuomo signed an executive order aimed to disallow transactions between New York State agencies and institutions engaged...

International Child Custody Case at the Second Circuit

International Child Custody Case at the Second Circuit

by Dalya Bordman   Ermini v. Vittori, 758 F. 3d 153 (2d Cir. 2014). An Italian family, parents Emiliano Ermini, Viviana Vittori, and children Emanuele and Daniele, moved to the United States from Italy...

Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 5(D) 0

Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 5(D)

Effective December 1, 2014 Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 5(d) describes the procedure for an initial appearance in a felony case. The rule has been amended to add an additional section to 5(d)(1), the...

Note: The Prosecution of Child Soldiers: Balancing Accountability with Justice 0

Note: The Prosecution of Child Soldiers: Balancing Accountability with Justice

I saw some other SBU [Small Boys Unit] boys coming closer to me with another small boy and the boy was crying, screaming.  He asked them, “What have I done?”  They didn’t say anything...

Article: The Influence of International Human Trafficking on United States Prostitution Laws: The Case of Expungement Laws 0

Article: The Influence of International Human Trafficking on United States Prostitution Laws: The Case of Expungement Laws

When the issue of human trafficking first gained widespread public attention in the United States in the 1990s, the discussion centered on international human trafficking.  In 2000, the United States passed an anti-trafficking law,...

Article: The Limits of International Law: Efforts to Enforce Rulings of the International Court of Justice in U.S. Death Penality Cases 0

Article: The Limits of International Law: Efforts to Enforce Rulings of the International Court of Justice in U.S. Death Penality Cases

Since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976,[1] the United States has executed twenty-eight foreign nationals from fifteen different countries.[2]  Most of those foreign nationals were never informed of their rights to...

Article: Marauders in the Courts: Why the Federal Courts Have Got the Problem of Maritime Priacy (Partly) Wrong 0

Article: Marauders in the Courts: Why the Federal Courts Have Got the Problem of Maritime Priacy (Partly) Wrong

In December 2004, Los Angeles couple Jean and Scott Adam embarked on a round-the-world voyage on their yacht, the s/v Quest.1  They hoped to spend their retirement on the seas, engaging in, as they...