Tag Archives: Russia

Prosecuting Putin

By: Liana Brown April 25, 2022 There are rules for almost everything, and war is no exception. The rules of war are contained in international laws and agreements, such as the Geneva Conventions. In 1949, following the horrors of the Second World War, world leaders gathered in Switzerland to sign the Geneva Conventions, which were […]

Russia’s Attacks on Ukraine are a Violation of International Law

By: Miriam Castillo April 21, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine violates Article 2(4) of the U.N. Charter, a central and important tenet of the charter that requires U.N. member states to refrain from the “use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state.” Vladimir Putin’s goal was to overrun Ukraine and […]

Putin’s War On Ukraine & The International Response

By: Erica Adams April 8, 2022 On February 24, 2022, Russia attacked Ukraine’s military headquarters, airports, and large cities from land, air, and sea. Since then, Russia’s military has increasingly intensified strikes on civilian targets and infrastructure, resorting to “tactics used in previous wars in Chechnya and Syria: flattening cities with overwhelming and indiscriminate firepower.” […]

Putin’s Bankruptcy Crisis: How the United States Bankruptcy Code will protect the interest of U.S.-Based Creditors

By: Dor Scwartz April 7, 2022 International Bankruptcy law has consistently strictly relied on the “principles of comity.” International courts have the tendency to create a homogenous relationship while comity is placed at the forefront in confirming Chapter 15 Bankruptcy plans. In the eve of globalization, international bankruptcy courts across the sphere emphasize the importance […]