Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Sovereignty http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Israel: New Basic Law on Requirements for Approval of Territorial Concessions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403990_text Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403990_text Global Legal Monitor: Spain: Constitutional Court Finds Catalonia Sovereignty Declaration Unconstitutional http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403937_text Conspiracy; Judiciary; Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) of Spain ruled that the sovereignty declaration passed by Catalonia's regional parliament early last year is unconstitutional.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403937_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Resolution Declares Crimea Referendum Invalid http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403921_text International affairs; International organizations; Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) of Spain ruled that the sovereignty declaration passed by Catalonia's regional parliament early last year is unconstitutional. On March 27, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution declaring invalid the March 16 Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 100 Member States in favor... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403921_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark; Greenland: Greenland Votes to Lift Uranium Mining Ban; Considers Independence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403759_text Mining; Natural resources; Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) of Spain ruled that the sovereignty declaration passed by Catalonia's regional parliament early last year is unconstitutional. On March 27, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution declaring invalid the March 16 Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 100 Member States in favor On October 24, 2013, in a close vote, Greenland's legislature, the Inatsisartut (Parliament), overturned a 1988 ban on the mining of radioactive materials. The 15-14 vote will permit uranium, thorium, and rare earth... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403759_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia; Vanuatu: Vanuatu Parliament Passes Resolution on West Papua Independence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402114_text Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) of Spain ruled that the sovereignty declaration passed by Catalonia's regional parliament early last year is unconstitutional. On March 27, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution declaring invalid the March 16 Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 100 Member States in favor On October 24, 2013, in a close vote, Greenland's legislature, the Inatsisartut (Parliament), overturned a 1988 ban on the mining of radioactive materials. The 15-14 vote will permit uranium, thorium, and rare earth On June 21, 2010, it was reported that the Vanuatu Parliament had unanimously passed a motion to raise questions with the United Nations regarding the status of West Papua, which is currently a province of Indonesia.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402114_text Global Legal Monitor: International Court of Justice; Serbia and Montenegro: Documents Submitted in Case Against Kosovo Claim of Independence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401240_text Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) of Spain ruled that the sovereignty declaration passed by Catalonia's regional parliament early last year is unconstitutional. On March 27, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution declaring invalid the March 16 Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 100 Member States in favor On October 24, 2013, in a close vote, Greenland's legislature, the Inatsisartut (Parliament), overturned a 1988 ban on the mining of radioactive materials. The 15-14 vote will permit uranium, thorium, and rare earth On June 21, 2010, it was reported that the Vanuatu Parliament had unanimously passed a motion to raise questions with the United Nations regarding the status of West Papua, which is currently a province of Indonesia. On April 17, 2009, the Government of Serbia submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague its arguments against Kosovo's unilateral claim of independence, made on February 17, 2008. (Lucas Tanglen, Serbia Submits... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401240_text Global Legal Monitor: Bolivia: Declaration of Regional Autonomy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540100_text Sovereignty - On March 12, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed a new basic law. Basic Law: Referendum is the twelfth basic law currently in force in the country. (Basic Law: Referendum [in Hebrew], SEFER HA-HUKIM In response to a legal challenge made by the Spanish government, on March 25, 2014, the Constitutional Court (CC) of Spain ruled that the sovereignty declaration passed by Catalonia's regional parliament early last year is unconstitutional. On March 27, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution declaring invalid the March 16 Crimean referendum to secede from Ukraine. The resolution was adopted by a vote of 100 Member States in favor On October 24, 2013, in a close vote, Greenland's legislature, the Inatsisartut (Parliament), overturned a 1988 ban on the mining of radioactive materials. The 15-14 vote will permit uranium, thorium, and rare earth On June 21, 2010, it was reported that the Vanuatu Parliament had unanimously passed a motion to raise questions with the United Nations regarding the status of West Papua, which is currently a province of Indonesia. On April 17, 2009, the Government of Serbia submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague its arguments against Kosovo's unilateral claim of independence, made on February 17, 2008. (Lucas Tanglen, Serbia Submits Bolivia is now at a critical junction. Four departments (Santa Cruz, Tarija, Beni, and Pando) rich in oil, soy and cattle declared autonomy on December 15, 2007, while three others (La Paz, the "de facto" capital... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540100_text