The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on International & Immigration Law
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Newsletter articles from 2003
Canada to open new consulates in United States
The Government of Canada announced that it will open seven new consulates in the United States, upgrade two consulates to consulates general and appoint 20 honorary consuls.
Case law update
In re M.M. and E.S., 337 Ill. App. 3d 764, 786 N.E. 2d 654, 272 Ill. Dec. 1157 (2d. District., March 21, 2003).
This year President Lavin has asked the section councils to focus on mentoring their members and prospective members, providing quality educational programs and encouraging new members to join and participate in their sections.
Chicago and Illinois have been focal points for international trade since early French explorers shipped furs from the region to Europe.
This is the first issue of The Globe for 2003-04. For the past few years we have had a target of six issues each year.
At the beginning of the year the Section Council set six issues of The Globe as the goal.
This is the fourth issue of The Globe during this year. There is an announcement of the March 31, 2003 CLE program, Immigration Practice and Process in the Era of Homeland Security.
The legal profession in Russia
Because the legal profession is one of the most prestigious and highly paid professions in Russia, admission to law departments of the universities is highly competitive.
Recent developments: $26 million from Iran
With rogue nations and the ever-increasing threat of terrorism against individuals and businesses, the law governing tort immunity applicable to Foreign States has been subjected to modifications based on global developments.
Redeploy Illinois is now law-providing a plan to develop local incentive funding to reduce juvenile commitments to corrections.
Trademark protection in China: An overview
Many businesses in the United States see China as "the final frontier" because it is a rapidly developing nation with great potential for economic growth.