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ASP 13 Day Seven: Hungarian judge elected | Importance of communications underscored

The 13th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) continued today at the United Nations in New York. 722 more words

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ASP 13 Day Six: Civil society address Assembly | Still no sixth judge

The 13th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) continued today at the United Nations in New York. 1,139 more words

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ASP 13 Day Three: General debate begins as elections continue

The 13th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) continued today at the United Nations in New York. 1,613 more words

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ASP 13 Day Two: Elections continue | Civil society briefs media

The 13th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) continued today at the United Nations in New York. 870 more words

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ICC member states to meet for annual session – what’s on the agenda?

Next week, civil society from across the world will join ICC member states and other stakeholders in New York for the annual session of the Court’s governing body—the Assembly of States Parties (ASP). 783 more words

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Mother Jones: How Dark Money Is Taking Over Judicial Elections

 Fewer than two dozen big players were behind nearly $72 million in campaign spending on supreme court races nationwide between 2000 and 2012. They included business heavyweights such as the US Chamber of Commerce and partisan groups focused on specific races in states like Michigan (where an estimated $13-$18 million was spent in 2011-12) .

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Do last names matter in judicial elections? You bet they do.

Last week’s elections give me cause to revisit the matter of whether judges should be elected or appointed by a body that vets them for their qualifications. 661 more words

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