Europe

1305 ABA Journal Europe articles.

Attorney’s bullfighting dreams come true during his golden years

Bullfighting is a hobby for James B. Pritikin, a divorce litigator who is a partner at Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove in Chicago.

Offshore law firm sues 2 UK-based news outlets for reporting on ‘Paradise Papers’

Offshore law firm Appleby has sued the BBC and the Guardian for their reports on documents taken in a data breach.

Appleby wants a permanent injunction to prevent further use…

ABA sends lawyer delegation to Poland and urges veto of bills threatening judicial independence

The ABA is urging President Andrzej Duda of Poland to veto legislation that would undermine judicial independence, according to a statement by ABA President Hilarie Bass.

The ABA has sent…

Legislators take aim at zero tolerance school policies

More than 25 states have amended their laws on zero tolerance in schools during the last five years.

War crimes defendant dies after drinking vial of what he called poison in international court

A convicted war criminal died at a hospital Wednesday after drinking from a vial he claimed to contain poison at a United Nations tribunal in The Hague.

Slobodan Praljak, a…

Oxford grad’s suit claims bad teaching cost him the chance to attend an Ivy League law school

A graduate of Oxford University claims his lower-than-expected grades there 17 years ago made it impossible to attend an Ivy League law school in the United States or to perform…

Serbian court gives suspended sentences to rioters who damaged US Embassy

In a move likely to strain relations with the United States, a Serbian court today gave suspended prison sentences to four men involved in the rioting in 2008 that resulted…

I Did It Norway: Some American prisons are singing a European tune

In August, when the solar eclipse passed over South Boise Women’s Correctional Center in Idaho, the officers held lunch early, handed out protective sunglasses, and invited the women outside to…

Estonia considering new legal status for artificial intelligence

Estonia is considering a legal status for artificial intelligence beyond property.

The Baltic nation’s Economy Ministry, according to a report from Bloomberg, is considering a “robot-agent” status that would…

Pepperdine Law grad donates record $8 million to the school

Laure Sudreau, a 1997 graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, has donated $8 million to fund its global justice program.

The gift, which comes with naming rights, is the…

Nevada plans to use fentanyl in upcoming execution

Nearly a year ago, Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier asked to be executed, telling a state court judge he would forego his appeals. A doctor deemed Dozier, who was…

Web Extra: Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands, the author of East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, was interviewed by James Podgers for the ABA Journal. Here is an edited transcript of that interview.

Holocaust, international law intersect in Lviv, Ukraine

In East West Street, London barrister Philippe Sands weaves intertwining true stories against the backdrop of the Holocaust and the Nuremberg trials.

Europeans send jaunty postcards to apprehend most-wanted criminals

As people flock to the European Union’s vacation spots this summer, one law enforcement agency wants fugitives to come back home.

Through a series of cheeky yet serious postcards,…

A Tradition of Jailhouse Lawyers: Amateur attorneys fill vital need for inmate access to the courts

Jailhouse lawyers still serve a vital need in prisons. However, prison officials generally do not view jailhouse lawyers as valuable purveyors of knowledge.

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