Israeli Government Responds to UN Resolution [Video]

Israeli Government Responds to UN Resolution [Video]

On Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, the Israeli government addressed Resolution 2334 passed by the United Nation Security Council (UNSC). The response came in the form of an announcement to move forward with plans to begin the construction of 600 housing units in eastern Jerusalem. After the UNSC passed the resolution, the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin […]

South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court

South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court

On Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, Tshililo Michael Masutha, the Minister of Justice of South Africa, presented a bill to parliament for the withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). South Africa, Burundi, and Gambia announced in October their intention to leave the ICC due to what they believe is unbalanced treatment of the Court’s members. […]

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, a decision by Judge Christopher Cooper, for the D.C. United States District Court, upheld Airbnb’s arbitration clause. The case addressed the issue of whether Airbnb’s sign-up procedure sufficiently notifies its users of the terms and conditions of membership, specifically the organization’s dispute resolution process. What this means, for those renting […]