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The President of Sudan, Omar Al-Bashir, stands accused of war crimes by the International Criminal Court, and there is an international warrant out for his arrest. But despite this, while he attended an African Union summit in South Africa, he was not detained by authorities . So what is the ICC, and how much authority

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On February 8th, Alabama’s Chief Justice Roy Moore issued a last-minute order to Alabama probate judges to deny same sex marriage licenses. This directly conflicted with a federal court decision on January 23rd, which legalized gay marriage in the state of Alabama. So, what happens now? Are states able to defy federal law? First off,

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In September 2015, a judge ruled that the song “Happy Birthday” does not fall under a valid copyright. Although many people are unaware, for decades the song could not be used commercially without incurring royalties to Warner/Chappell music group. They claimed they owned the rights, and collected an estimated 2 million dollars a year off

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On February 13th, 2016, one of the nine members of the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at the age of 79. Scalia was considered one of the most conservative Supreme Court justices in recent history, and many Republicans are worried that Obama may nominate a left-leaning judge to replace him. Some are demanding

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Jihad, in the news, is often translated to mean “Holy War”. But “Holy” and “war” are both English words with Latin origins, so it probably doesn’t mean exactly that. According to Google Translate, the individual words exist separately in Arabic. So, what is Jihad? Does it refer to a set of conflicts, like how the

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Since the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, Germany has established itself as Europe’s largest economy. But their economy is also starting to show some signs of decline, and there are fears that this could lead to a recession. So what impact is this dip having on Germany? And how powerful is the

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كُلاً من الدماغ والقانون ينظمان السلوك البشري في الآونة الأخيرة فقط أصبحت جميع هذه الأدوات الطبية المضاءة متوفرة: التصوير المقطعي المحوسب ، التصوير المغناطيسي لتخطيط نشاط الدماغ ، والمفضلة لدي ، الرنين المغناطيسي الوظيفي ، والذي يسمح للدور البشري نفسه لدراستها أخيراً لدينا الآن مجموعة رائعة من تقنيات التصوير الدماغي ، هل يمكننا استخدام معرفتنا

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in October 2015 Russian ships and submarines operated near undersea data cables sparking fears that Russia may intentionally cut or wiretap the world's communication lines data cables are protected by international law but what happens out on the high seas is a legally complicated jurisdiction so we wanted to know what are international waters and

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a recent watchdog report estimated that almost half of all Americans think the US justice system is corrupt it is also approximated that over two and a half million individual bribes are paid within the judicial system each year so what's going on why are America's judges so corrupt in the early 2000s – pennsylvania

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at the close of 2015 more than 50 women had publicly accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault spanning over five decades but only one of those incidents resulted in criminal charges that's largely because for many of these crimes the statute of limitations has expired so what exactly is a statute of limitations and

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