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Guest Post: A Breakthrough in Guatemala's Fight Against Judicial Corruption

GAB is honored to welcome Judge Claudia Escobar, who contributes the following guest post:

Guatemala usually does not get a lot of attention from the international media, and when it does it is usually because of widespread violence or political instability. 1,444 more words

Guest Commentary


United States Supreme Court (scotus) Chief Justice John Roberts should act quickly if he is to avoid a confrontation with the executive branch and preserve what little integrity the scotus has remaining. 238 more words



According to Senator Ben Sasse, US Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch  indicated to him that in Gorsuch’s opinion “…any attack on brothers and sisters of the robe is an attack on all judges” 503 more words

David Walter appears in Magistrates Court

David Walter appeared in the Cairns Magistrates Court on January 24 to appeal against his bankruptcy. The former police prosecutor has battled long and hard against what he says is a failed legal system spawned by an unlawful system of government, since at least 1973 or as he probably since 1966, the year decimal currency was introduced to Australia. 264 more words


California to Alaska — Animals starving as food chains continue to collapse

Massive die-off of sea creatures from California to Alaska — Animals starving as food chains continue to collapse — Mass starvation events plague West Coast — Scientist: “Felt like I was doing nothing but counting dead animals” — TV: Deaths really quite troubling (VIDEO) 822 more words

Judicial Corruption

How Corrupt Are Your Courts? Too Corrupt To Be Fair?

In complex transnational litigation, ensuring the rights of all parties is especially challenging. Consider the following situation: A plaintiff brings a lawsuit against a US multinational in US court, alleging wrongful conduct in some foreign country; the defendant corporation moves to dismiss the case on the ground that the courts of the country where the alleged conduct took place are a more appropriate forum for adjudicating the suit, and the plaintiff should therefore be required to pursue the suit there; but the plaintiff opposes the motion to dismiss on the grounds that the foreign country’s courts are so corrupt that it would be impossible to get a fair trial. 1,087 more words