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Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”

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  Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. According to their website: The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the...
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International Criminal Law CLE Planned

John L. Fossum is scheduled to speak at a CLE on International Criminal Law, planned for May 3, 2013 in Minneapolis. Mr. Fossum will be speaking on the history of International Criminal Law and Ethics Issues in Defense in International Criminal Law.  He is admitted to practice before...
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CLE on International Criminal in Minneapolis, April 18, 2012

John L. Fossum, along with former U.S. Ambassdor Robert Flaten, United States District Court Judge John Tunheim, Assistant United States Attorney John Docherty and Professor Barbara Frey of the Human Rights Program at the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota.  Details of the program, registration...
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Appeals Judge Recuses Herself from Lubanga Appeal

International Criminal Court Appeals Judge Akua Kuenyehia has removed herself from hearing the appeal of the trial court decision suspending the case against Thomas Lubanga of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Judge Kuenyehia sat on the pre-trial chamber that approved the warrant and initial indictment against Lubanga. ...
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Trial Chamber I Orders the Release of Thomas Lubanga

Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the release of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, based on the court’s order last week to stay the proceedings.  That order, blogged about here, found that the prosecutions refusal to obey court orders to disclose the identity of witnesses...
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Lubanga Trial Suspended Again

Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, has suspended proceedings in the trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo.  Lubanga was the first accused to appear before the court in 2007.  In January 2009, the trial began, in January 2010, the defense began presenting...
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Victims Motivated by a Desire to be Heard

In an interview with the Open Society Institutes blog on the Lubanga Trial, Paolina Massidda of the International Criminal Court’s Office of Public Counsel for Victims has stated that the victims participating in the Lubanga Trial are interested in telling their stories, not in collecting reparations.  The interview...
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