Archive | November, 2012

Critical Analysis: Cease-Fire Stops Fight Over Gaza: Is This The End?

  On November 22, 2012, after eight days of fighting, the Palestine militant group, Hamas, and Israel called a cease-fire. The violence resulted in over 160 Palestinians and six Israelis dead, while many more were injured. Israel’s casualties were less extensive thanks in large part to its Iron Dome defense system, which was able to […]

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Critical Analysis: The Little Known Khmer Rouge, Awaiting Trial in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

We’ve heard of plenty of nasty dictators of modern history, like Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Mao Zedong, and Augusto Pinochet. But very little is known about Pol Pot, an equally disturbing figure. What exactly was his deal? While the Vietnam War began to wane to the east of Cambodia in the 1970s, Pol Pot, a […]

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News: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Wednesday, November 28, 2012.  

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Critical Analysis: Sotheby’s Faces Accusations in Legal Battle Over Cambodian Khmer Art

The international auction house, Sotheby’s, continues to thrive even in a down market. Sotheby’s recently set a record night of sales totaling over $375 million, which included works by Warhol, Bacon, Rothko, and Pollock. Despite their successful night, Sotheby’s currently faces a legal battle with the government of Cambodia over a one thousand-year-old sandstone Khmer […]

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An African Debacle May Turn Out Well: After 22 Years, Senegal Agrees to Try the Former Dictator of Chad

The Players It’s a little after the fact, but this issue remains near and dear to the heart of your author, as she was formerly a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal from 2007-2009, and is currently taking International Criminal Law. On August 22, 2012, Senegal and the African Union (AU) signed an agreement to establish […]

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Critical Analysis: History in Progress: Four Years in, the International Community Eagerly Observes Mexico’s New Justice System Take Form

Mexico is wrapping another year in the eight-year process that has been set aside to transform the country’s criminal justice system entirely. In 2008, the Mexican government passed a series of constitutional and legislative reforms that would effectively change the country’s entire penal system. The 2008 judicial reform gives Mexico until 2016 to switch from […]

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News: Monday, November 26, 2012

Wlecome back from The View From Above‘s Thanksgiving break!  Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Monday, November 26, 2012.  

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Critical Analysis: Mexico’s G20 Meeting

Amidst the Presidential election turmoil in the United States, there was another type of turmoil in Mexico City this past weekend, where  the Finance Ministers of the G20 met to discuss the world’s economy and how to address the current financial challenges.  Topics at the meeting included Japan’s currency issues, the U.S. “fiscal cliff,” and […]

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News: Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Tuesday, November 20, 2012.  

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News: Monday, November 19, 2012

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Monday, November 19, 2012.  

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