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Anticipating that targeted killings by drones may increase in the future, both by the United States and by other countries, the New York City Bar Association today released a report analyzing the legality of targeted killings by drones launched by the United States in the context of international law.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has criticized as unconstitutional an amendment—Question 755—in the State of Oklahoma that, if certified, would prohibit Oklahoma courts from considering or using international law or “Sharia Law.” In a report written “out of a concern that Question 755 might be replicated in other states,” the City Bar concludes that “Question 755 violates not only the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses of the First Amendment of the federal Constitution, but also the Supremacy Clause of … Continue reading

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