International Law

Without International Law there can be no durable international relations. International law is a body of rules established by custom or treaty and recognized by nations as binding.

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Digital Asset Planning for Minors

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Digital Asset Planning for Minors

In 2018, Germany’s Federal Court of Justice considered whether the parents of a 15-year-old girl who had been killed by a train could access her Facebook account. Her parents wanted to determine whether their daughter’s death was accidental or suicidal for legal and personal reasons. Although Facebook opposed access, claiming it needed to protect the account, the court decided that the parents could inherit their daughter’s social media accounts just as they could inherit physical property.