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Legal news from Saturday, October 7, 2017
by JURIST Staff

Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Canada's House of Commons on Wednesday passed bill S-226, the "Magnitsky Act," which would allow for the Canadian government to take "restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights." These actions include sanctioning, freezing assets, or denying entry of …

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by JURIST Staff

Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: The parties involved in challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban order filed letter briefs with the US Supreme Court Thursday addressing whether the issue is moot in light of Trump's September 24 proclamation that created new restrictions on entry to the US for citizens of eight countries. The US …

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