Bolch Judicial Institute
Duke Law School
PICTURED ABOVE: THE COUR DE CASSATION IN PARIS, GETTY IMAGES Ecuador 🇪🇨 Ecuador’s Constitutional Court unanimously rejected challenges to President Guillermo Lasso’s decision to dissolve the nation’s parliament. President Lasso’s move came as he was […]
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PICTURED ABOVE: BRAZIL SUPREME COURT AT NIGHT (ISTOCK) Brazil 🇧🇷 Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered former President Jair Bolsonaro to testify about riots that occurred on Jan. […]
ICC issues arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin, widespread protests in Israel against plan to increase control over the judiciary, and more.
Afghanistan 🇦🇫 Roza Otunbayeva, the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), met with de facto Taliban minister of justice Abdul Hakim Sharai and urged him to renew the licenses […]
Guatemala 🇬🇹 Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, called on Guatemalan authorities to take steps to protect justice officials who have been persecuted for fighting corruption and impunity in […]
Afghanistan 🇦🇫 Afghanistan’s supreme leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, issued an order directing judges to fully enforce sharia law. A Taliban spokesperson tweeted that Akhundzada ordered judges to implement hudud and qisas — aspects of […]
Find a summary of news and headlines related to courts, judiciaries, and the rule of law from around the world in October 2022.
PICTURED ABOVE: MAIN GATE AT THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYA (GETTY IMAGES SIGNATURE) Kiribati 🇰🇮 Kiribati’s Court of Appeal upheld orders from the chief justice to withdraw deportation orders placed […]
PICTURED ABOVE: INSIDE THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA (FLIKR; PHOTO CREDIT HARVEY BARRISON) Ireland🇮🇪 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Maynooth University released a study finding that some Irish […]
PICTURED ABOVE: INSIDE THE SUPREME COURT OF ISRAEL (WIKIMEDIA COMMONS; PHOTO CREDIT ANTHONY BARATIER) Hong Kong Concerns are growing in Hong Kong’s legal community about the deterioration of judicial independence and the […]