Category Archives: Central Asia and Eurasia

Punishment or Revenge? Russian Law Requires Terrorists to Compensate their Victims

On October 25, 2013, President Putin introduced a new law in the lower house of the Russian legislature requiring terrorists to compensate victims for damage inflicted by their terrorist activities.  The new law amended the Criminal Code and the Federal … Continue reading

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Legal Research Guide: Personal Status Laws in Selected Arab Jurisdictions

The following link leads to a list provided by the Library of Congress, which identifies personal status laws and related materials in a number of Arab countries, including Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Syria, and Tunisia, as … Continue reading

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