Posts Categorized: International Court of Justice

World Court Says US Defied Order in Death Row Case

Associated Press is reporting that the International Court of Justice has ruled that the United States defied it’s order last year, when Texas executed Jose Medellin, a Mexican national. The U.N.’s highest court said the U.S. is still obliged to review the cases of about 50 other Mexicans on death row because they were denied…read more

News: International Court of Justice Press Release

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Katharine Huffman: 202-360-1991 July 16, 2008 INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE ISSUES PROVISIONAL MEASURES TO PREVENT IMMINENT VIOLATION OF U.S. TREATY OBLIGATIONS U.S. International Relations and Safety of Americans Abroad at Risk As Execution Date Approaches THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today determined that the…read more