Practice Area: International Law

New York State Bar Association’s Governing Body Condemns Terrorist Attacks Against Israel, Calls for Return of All Hostages

The New York State Bar Association’s governing body on Saturday condemned Hamas’ unprovoked attack on Israel on Oct. 7 and called for all the hostages to be released. The resolution cites these atrocities: children who were decapitated, civilians burned beyond recognition, women brutally raped,  Israelis massacred at a music festival and civilians kidnapped. “The murder … Continued

Space Law: Expanding To Cover the Moon, the Stars and Beyond

As humans race to explore the cosmos, the law has some catching up to do. While treaties provide guidance, a lot of legal issues in space exploration remain unaddressed and untested. A recent Continuing Legal Education course, hosted by the New York State Bar Association, discussed developments in space law and how they might apply … Continued

New York State Bar Association Criticizes Hong Kong Government’s Action Against Pro-Democracy Legislator

New York State Bar Association President Richard Lewis issued the following statement about Dennis W.H. Kwok: Recently, the Hong Kong government issued an arrest warrant and a bounty of HK$1,000,000 (about US$127,500) for Dennis W.H. Kwok, a Hong Kong barrister, accusing him of committing an offense under Hong Kong’s draconian National Security Law for “collusion … Continued

NYSBA Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Bar Association of Serbia

The New York State Bar Association entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bar Association of Serbia during a virtual ceremony today. The agreement provides a framework for the two bar associations to discuss issues such as trade, international business transactions, commercial disputes, human rights, and the transnational delivery of legal services. “You never … Continued

In Iran, Women Lead the Way in the Fight for Justice

If you’ve walked around New York City recently, you may have heard the rallying slogan of “Women, Life, Freedom,” or, in Persian, “Zan, Zendegi, Azadi.” From Washington Square to Times Square, demonstrations and rallies are calling for support of Iranian women who have, since Sept. 16, been leading a renewed revolution against the fundamentalist Islamic … Continued

International Law Practicum – Vol. 34 No. 1

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