An overlooked new law on terrorism-related civil liability could have major implications for U.S. foreign assistance policy—even if it can’t withstand constitutional scrutiny.
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In two opinions delivered last Thursday, an Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union concluded that the EU erred in including Hamas and the Tamil Tigers on the bloc's terrorism sanctions list.
Last month, the Israeli Knesset (Parliament) passed comprehensive legislation overhauling domestic counterterrorism authorities.
On Friday, February 19, the Constitutional Council upheld two articles of the state-of-emergency law—meeting bans and warrantless searches—as constitutional. Separately, the French Parliament extended the state of emergency through the end of May.
The National Assembly voted this week to adopt an amendment that would enshrine the state of emergency in the French Constitution and extend denaturalization to dual-nationals born in France who are convicted of terrorism.
A primary text analysis of what the final Chinese anti-terrorism legislation includes.
The United Kingdom's Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation has released his annual report on the operation of the U.K.'s Terrorism Acts of 2000 and 2006.
The Guantanamo detainee, as readers likely know, argued in a February motion that the end of the United States' war in Afghanistan, as recognized by President Obama, requires his release from Guantanamo. On Wednesday, Al-Warafi filed his reply brief on that issue. It opens as follows:
The Global Legal Research Center at the Law Library of Congress recently released a report describing the legal frameworks that the United Nations, European Union, and 73 countries have adopted or are considering adopting for dealing with foreign terrorist fighters.