comparative law

South African Truth Commission

The dismantling of South African apartheid culminated in a multi-racial democratic election in 1994.  ANC leader Nelson Mandela became president, and an interim constitution was drafted and enacted.[1] After the 1994 elections, an integrated South African legislature enacted a series of laws to facilitate the transition away from the apartheid regime.  The Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act of 1995 (Unity Act)[2] established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC or Commission) to investigate gross human rights violations[3]  perpetrated by both state acto

Foreign Relations

Foreign Relations Law: An Overview

Foreign relations law of the United States encompasses both International Law, which embodies the rules that determine the rights and obligations of states and international organizations, and that part of the domestic law of the United States that involves matters of significant concern to the foreign relations of the United States.

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  • U.S. Code: 22 U.S.C. - Foreign Relations and Intercourse

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