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How JASTA will Impact Diplomatic Communication

Posted: November, 2016 in International Law, International Litigation, Legal News

JASTA’s enactment by Congressional override of a presidential veto does not make the Act controversial. Nor is JASTA controversial merely because Saudi Arabia finds its potential liability under Act to be excessive and unfair. Rather, the Act is controversial because of its potential to disrupt diplomatic communication.

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Election Translation 2014: Yup’ik and Gwich’in

Posted: October, 2014 in Legal News, Translation

If you’re voting in Alaska for this year’s November elections, be prepared to see translations in Yup’ik and Gwich‘in.

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An Inside Look at the Special Commission Meeting in the Hague

Posted: July, 2014 in Evidence Taking, International Law, Legal News, Litigation Support, Service of Process

Every four to five years, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convenes a Special Commission Meeting to review issues associated with the practical operation of the Hague Service and Evidence Conventions.

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Of International Interest: World Weather Report

Posted: March, 2014 in Legal News

Extreme weather is causing concern around the world — find out what’s happening in California, Australia and the UK.

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Notaries and Notarios — Dramatic and Perilous Differences

Posted: February, 2014 in Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News

The differences between notaries in civil law and common law countries can lead to dangerous misunderstandings for immigrants to the US.

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Of International Interest: Around the Middle East

Posted: February, 2014 in Legal News, Service of Process

In this week’s legal news, the Middle East takes the spotlight.

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Of International Interest: Smog in China and Soviet Ghost Ships

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal News

In this week’s legal news, smog from China is making its way across the Pacific onto US soil, and a Soviet ghost ship may be looming near the UK.

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Of International Interest: Olympic Edition

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal News

This week’s legal news focuses on the Olympics, including the upcoming Winter Games in Russia, the 2010 Olympics in London, and the torch’s journey into outer space.

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Of International Interest: Venezuela, Macao and Zambia

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal News

In this week’s legal news, read up on violence in Venezuela, gambling in Macao and defamation charges in Zambia.

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After 20 Years, Is NAFTA a Success?

Posted: January, 2014 in Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News, Service of Process

Looking back on the actual effects of NAFTA after 20 years, it appears to have met some of its goals, while other problems it was designed to solve still exist.

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