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  • Chinas Role in Coronavirus Pandemic
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    China's Role in Coronavirus Pandemic

    Legal scholars and a Mississippi state government official testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on China’s role and culpability in the global pandemic response. Committee Chair Lindsey…

  • emNorth of Havanaem
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    North of Havana

    Attorney Martin Garbus talked about the case of the Cuban Five, who were charged by the U.S. government with espionage and conspiracy to commit murder in the 1990s.

  • Discussion on International Law and Cybersecurity
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    International Law and Cybersecurity

    Harold Hongju Koh delivered keynote remarks on international law, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism. Mr. Koh also criticized presidential candidates for suggesting the use of waterboarding and…

  • Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on emThe Court and the Worldem
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    The Court and the World

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talked about his book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, about the challenges facing the judiciary and the application…

  • Discussion on the Laws of War
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    War, Cybersecurity, and International Law

    Ambassador Valentin Zellweger and a group of experts talked about war and the challenges of international law. The panelists focused on how the challenges posed by modern technology, such as cyber…

  • Washington Journal Corbin Hiar on Big Game Hunting and US Laws
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    Big Game Hunting and U.S. Laws

    Corbin Hiar reported by telephone about the U.S. role in the investigation into the death of Cecil the lion, who was killed in Zimbabwe by an American dentist in July 2015. He talked about…

  • Justice Breyer on the Magna Carta
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    Justice Breyer on the Magna Carta

    Justice Stephen Breyer spoke with David Rubenstein about the importance of Magna Carta on its 800th anniversary. They also talked about the document’s influence on American law. The two men…

  • Discussion on Returning Stolen Assets
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    Returning Stolen Assets

    Panelists talked about the status of international efforts to return stolen assets to owners, particularly those affected by turmoil in the Middle East and North African Countries, similar…

  • emPoint of Attackem
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    Point of Attack

    John Yoo talked about his book, Point of Attack: Preventive War, International Law, and Global Welfare, in which he argues that international law has little effect on the behavior of…

  • Washington Journal Chinese Hacking
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    Chinese Hacking Charges

    Ben Fitzgerald talked about the Justice Department’s indictment of five Chinese military officers for allegedly hacking and stealing trade secrets from five U.S. companies and a trade union.…

  • Women in the Judiciary
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    Legacies of International Women Judicial Leaders

    U.S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella, and retired Israeli Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch discussed their lives and career accomplishments…

  • emCustomary International Law in Times of Fundamental Changeem
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    Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change

    Michael Scharf, who served as an advisor to several war crime and genocide tribunals, talked about his book, Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change, in which he looks at…

  • Disability Rights and International Law Panel 2
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    Disability Rights and International Law, Panel 2

    Law and disabilities experts testified before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  • Sec Kerry Testifies at Senate Foreign Relations Panel 1
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    Disability Rights and International Law, Panel 1

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified about the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. He urged senators to ratify the treaty and pledged to work with lawmakers who…

  • Senators Hear Testimony on Disabilities Treaty
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    Disabilities Rights and International Law

    Witnesses testified on the Disability Treaty, a law that, if ratified, would extend Americans' disability rights to disabled people in foreign countries.

  • UN Disabilities Treaty
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    U.N. Disabilities Treaty

    Eric Buehlmann talked about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, a treaty which aims to establish minimum international standards for people with disabilities. The…

  • Situation in Syria
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    Situation in Syria

    Professor Ruth Wedgwood talked about the International Criminal Court and the chance Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will be charged with war crimes. She spoke about the history and…

  • New America Foundation Discusses TechnoActivism
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    Electronic Surveillance and Human Rights

    Katherine Maher led a discussion on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. She said that regardless of their legality in the U.S., they said might violate international law and treaties to…

  • White House Press Secretary Holds Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney answered reporters questions, which were primarily about the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor accused of leaking information to…

  • Panelists Explain New Cyber Warfare Manual
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    International Law and Cyber Warfare

    Panelists talked about the origin and process of developing the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Commissioned in 2009 by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence…

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