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Post written by Kendra Medina, LLM candidate 2015, Pace Law School. As the technology evolves, different techniques for assisted reproduction have developed. The possibility of preserving embryos is now a reality that allows infertile or same sex couples, as well as single or ill individuals, to preserve their gametes for years in order to plan […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Bani Kohar Harahap (LL.M Candidate at Pace Law School, May 2015). Indonesia, which is based on Civil Law, does not use a jury system to decide criminal cases or civil cases. In Indonesia, religion is a major principal in the nation, and the spirit of Pancasila (the symbol of Indonesia) is the […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Mai Kemmochi, LLM Pace Law School (’15) and Doctoral Program of Sophia University (’17). “Saiban-in” is a special position introduced in 2009 in the Japanese judicial system. It corresponds to the jury in the U.S. For every case, six persons are randomly chosen from citizens who are 20 years of age or […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Simon K. Kieser, Pace Law School, LLM Candidate in Global Environmental Law, 2015; Awardee of the Richard L. Ottinger Environmental Scholarship; Graduate Studies Liaison, Student Bar Association; LLM Representative, Environmental Law Society. Thanks to today’s international media network, information is shared more easily than ever, putting increasing pressure on companies to do the right thing. Unfortunately, […]

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The ICTY in its weekly press briefing reported that the trial of Radovan Karadžić concluded on October 7, 2014, after 497 trial days, and according to the most recent estimate, the judgment is expected to be delivered by the Trial Chamber in October 2015. The Office of the Prosecutor presented evidence from 336 witnesses of […]

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In a October 13, 2014 appearance on Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed. TV program, Prof. Thomas M. McDonnell addressed the challenge posed by the rise of ISIS. He explained “what led to the situation we now face in the war torn countries, and discusse[d] how our involvement should be open to a national debate.” In the interview, […]

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The Pace Law Library is proud to share that our very own Institute of International Commercial Law at Pacethat founded, developed and has maintained the CISG Database(the largest collection of primary and secondary materials on the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods) is among the signatories of the Lyon Declaration. The […]

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On August 13, 2014, Pace Law Library was honored to host a three member delegation from the High School of Justice, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, one of the premier training centers for judges. The Director of the High School, the Deputy Director and the Head of Administration expressed their goal to ‘enrich and modernize’ their […]

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Researching Human Trafficking? There are two great case law databases publicly available online. Human Trafficking Law Project (HTLP) Database, launched in February 2011 by the Human Trafficking Clinic at Michigan Law School, is a publicly available database of human trafficking cases within the United States. The database is fully searchable even though it does not […]

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For those interested in keeping up with the development of the situation in Ukraine, check out the Ukrainian Crisis 2014 guide created and maintained by the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library. This page is being updated regularly and includes the following information: Day by day updates (last updated 19/05/14) Key documents Academic/analytical […]

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