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Themes Archives: Global Security and Rule of Law

The Rule of Law in the United States: a survey

In the ten years since the ICJ was organized in 1952 it has become so well known in so many centers of legal culture throughout the free world – the high courts, university law faculties, practitioners, associations and institutes – that repetition of its origin, purpose and history is unnecessary. (more…)

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The Cassell Case: Contempt in Liberia

The International Commission of Jurists in Newsletter No. 12 of June 1961 has already commented on the case of Counsellor Christian A. Cassell of Monrovia who was disbarred by the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia on grounds of gross constructive contempt. (more…)

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Tibet and the Chinese People’s Republic

The ICJ decided to invite a number of well-known judges, professors and practitioners to form an independent committee charged with the task of investigating events in Tibet in a detached and judicial manner and reporting to the Commission on the field of its inquiry. (more…)

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The question of Tibet and the rule of law

The present report, prepared by the ICJ, is based upon evidence collected by ICJ Member Purshottam Trikamdas and his team, who investigated the situa­tion in Tibet, paying particular attention to the question of violation of human rights. (more…)

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