International Law

Italian Cities Begin Regulating Pet Owners

Last Tuesday, Rome’s city council passed new by-laws which it said were designed to protect pets against cruel treatment by pet owners. Among other things, the new rules ban keeping fish in "classic spherical fish bowls," and require dog owners…


Brazilian Court Will Rule on Psychic’s Claim to Saddam Reward

Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice, the country’s second-highest court, ruled yesterday that Brazilian courts have jurisdiction to rule on a psychic’s claim that he told the U.S. government in 2001 — two years before the war even started — exactly…