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Updates Pending: The Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in the Microsoft Ireland Case

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  Featured, Foreign Relations, Fourth Amendment, International Law, National Security Law & Policy, News & Events, Pending Cases, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

By: Jen Goss, November 13, 2017  In October, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the case of United States v. Microsoft Corp. A Supreme Court decision in this case will provide the government and service providers with an answer to “whether a United States provider of email services must comply with a probable-cause-based warrant issued […]

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Northern Ireland Leaders Make Headway on Government Agreement

By   /  February 1, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Despite a rift that threatened to tear apart the government of Northern Ireland, it appears as though a deal may be reached after all. The Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein have reportedly moved closer to an agreement regarding the sharing of power, following lengthy discussions this past week. Sinn Fein and the DUP have […]

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Ireland Aids United States in Relocation of Gitmo Detainees

By   /  October 13, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

As noted in tomorrow’s online edition of the Irish Examiner, Hillary Clinton recently thanked Ireland and Taoiseach Cowen for assisting in the resettlement of two Uzbek detainees. Secretary Clinton pointed out that legal and financial factors have added to the difficulty of closing the facility by President Obama’s goal date of January 22, 2010. A […]

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Secretary Clinton promoting peace in Northern Ireland

By   /  October 12, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Belfast, Northern Ireland today and spoke to parliament. The parliament, which is made up of both Irish Protestants and British Catholics, was given the promise that the US presence was that of support rather than meddling. On the agenda, was the main issue of defeating the IRA (Irish […]

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