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A Global Judicial News Report: February 2023

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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 […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: January 2023

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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 […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: November/December 2022

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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 […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: October 2022

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Find a summary of news and headlines related to courts, judiciaries, and the rule of law from around the world in October 2022.

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A Global Judicial News Report: September 2022

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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 […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: August 2022

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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 […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: July 2022

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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 […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: June 2022

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PICTURED ABOVE: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (GETTY IMAGES SIGNATURE) Afghanistan The British government refused entry to an Afghan judge who worked with British and American forces to prosecute terrorists captured in Afghanistan. The British […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: April 2022

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PICTURED ABOVE: EXTERIOR OF THE SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN (GETTY IMAGES SIGNATURE) Hong Kong Two Justices of the United Kingdom have withdrawn from Hong Kong’s final court of appeal, citing […]

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A Global Judicial News Report: March 2022

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PICTURED ABOVE: BRIGHT SUNFLOWERS IN UKRAINE (GETTY IMAGES SIGNATURE) Ukraine As Russia continues its violent assault on Ukraine, judiciaries around the world are issuing statements in solidarity and to demand […]

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