International Criminal Court News | 17 July 2018

Full PDF Version International Criminal Court News - 17 July 2018 By Joshua Lam and Melissa Tessler July 17, 2018 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute – the Statute which established the International Criminal Court and its jurisdiction over crimes against humanity, genocide and … [Read more...]

Turkey: The Situation of Lawyers and Human Rights Defenders in Turkey Since July 2016 | Report

Full PDF Version Persecuted Turkish lawyers: Fevzi Cem Şenocak (top left), Yusuf Zotluoğlu, Serdar Kutlu, Zekeriya Albayrak, Mustafa Kemal Açıcı, Neşe Yıldızoğlu, Fatma Şen (bottom right) Photo Credit: The Arrested Lawyers Initiative The situation of lawyers and human rights defenders in … [Read more...]

Canada: Consular protection and diplomatic intervention | Submission to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Full .pdf version (with references) Consular protection and diplomatic intervention: International law duties to provide access to remedies for human rights violations against Canadians abroad Submission to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, Parliament of … [Read more...]

International Criminal Court: Report from the 16th Assembly of State Parties to the ICC | Report

Full PDF Version INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT REPORT on the December 4-14, 2017 MEETING of the ASSEMBLY OF STATES PARTIES by Melissa Tessler Between December 4-14, 2017, the Assembly of State Parties to the ICC (ASP) met at UN headquarters in New York for their annual meeting. … [Read more...]

The Law of Protest Workshop | Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers 2017 Annual Conference

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International Human Rights Monitoring Bodies & International Criminal Law: Using the Output of Committees, Commissions, Councils and Courts by Professor Joanna Harrington, University of Alberta Faculty of Law | Presentation

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The Right to Dissent: Now Available for Sale on Amazon | Press Release

Full PDF Version (Press Release) Full PDF (Right to Dissent Guidebook) Friday, March 3, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Announces the Release of The Right to Dissent Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) has published The Right to Dissent: A Guide to International Law … [Read more...]

International Criminal Court: Report from the 15th Assembly of State Parties to the ICC | Report

Full PDF Version Report on 15th Assembly of State Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court by Lisa Barrett The 15th Assembly of State Parties (ASP15) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) met in The Hague from the 16th to the 24th of November 2016. Lisa Barrett attended … [Read more...]

International Law Right to Timely and Confidential Access to Counsel | Report

Full PDF Version International Law Right to Timely and Confidential Access to Counsel by Samantha Black Many international and regional instruments recognize the right to counsel, the characteristics of which have been defined through the jurisprudence of regional and national courts, … [Read more...]

Canada: The Case for Replacing the 2002 Legal Services Society Act – Part II: A Call to Action | Article

Full PDF Version "The Case for Replacing the 2002 Legal Services Society Act - Part II: A Call to Action" appears in the July 2016 edition of the Advocate (74 Advocate 529). This article was authored by the Honourable M. Anne Rowles and Connor Bildfell. A full PDF of this article is available … [Read more...]