As reported by the FCPA Professor last week, Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense De Electricidad (ICE) filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court in November.
In its Petition, ICE asks the following question, “Whether a crime victim who is denied rights conferred by the federal Crime Victims’ Rights Act has a right to directly appeal the denial of those rights?”… Continue Reading
Lincoln on his death bed was called a ‘man for the ages.’ The new film about his life is likely to be one for the ages.
Days after being appointed to China’s seven-member Politburo Standing Committee, Zhang Gaoli (pictured) publicly pledged not to abuse his new position or let others abuse it on his behalf.
The former Tianjin Party chief said, “From now on, if there is anyone who claims to be my family, relatives, friends, or my colleague and quotes my name, no matter whether it’s true or false, I have three instructions: Do not host them, do not provide convenience, and do not do anything for them.”… Continue Reading