In an article published in the North Carolina Journal of International Law’s symposium issue, Sam F. Halabi explores why federal courts decline to assert subject-matter jurisdiction over enforcement of visitation rights under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA), despite asserting jurisdiction over another remedy: return of a child to his or her habitual residence. Ultimately, Halabi contends that neither the treaty nor the statute justifies the federal courts’ refusal to hear access claims.
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| Posted by Margaret D. Petersen on Fri. July 29, 2016 8:00 AM
Categories: Children's rights, Hague Convention, Symposium
The current military commission system came into place when
President Obama signed the Military Commissions Act of 2009. The use of military commissions is nothing
new in the United States. Military
commissions have been used since the Revolutionary War, when General George
Washington put into place a Board of General Officers in order to determine
whether a former soldier was a spy for Great Britain. There has been great debate over whether the
detainees of Guantanamo and other detainees are being afforded due process of
the law in these military commissions and whether military commissions have ever
been successful in practice.
Read More... (Symposium Review: Military Commissions - Are They Fair and Are They Really Working?)
| Posted by Zachary P. Ainsztein (Zach) on Fri. February 14, 2014 8:00 AM
Categories: Symposium, Terrorism