The February, 2017 issue of The Globe, the newsletter for the International and Immigration Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, which is edited by Lewis F. Matuszewich, has been published.  The articles include:

  • Editor’s comments An introduction to the issue from Editor Lew Matuszewich.
  • South Korea violated the Convention to Eliminate Race Discrimination by requiring HIV and drug testing of only non-Korean teachers The case of L.G. v. Republic of Korea involved a national of New Zealand who, at the time she filed her petition, had been forced to leave South Korea and was residing in the United States.
  • Office of Special Counsel provides discrimination guidance In determining whether a violation has occurred, the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, the adjudicative body that hears cases arising under the INA’s anti-discrimination provision, looks to relevant case law of the federal circuit in which the claim arises.
  • Judicial review of arbitral awards in Switzerland: Balancing procedural flexibility and compliance with fundamental procedural rights Arbitration is widely acclaimed as an efficient way of resolving commercial disputes, in particular in international settings. Besides enhanced international enforcement, one of its key features is its flexibility, in particular its ability to adapt to the differing ?needs and expectations of parties from diverse legal backgrounds and cultures, neutrality, expertise of the decision-makers.
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