70 Years of Justice

22 April 2016

This week we celebrate a very important birthday – on April 18th, 1946, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was born. Since its birth 70 years ago, the ICJ has had the opportunity to hear 161 cases. These cases have been entered from large countries like the United States and the former Soviet Union all […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Lorne Hiller0 Comments

War and Displacement – A Nigerian Story

21 April 2016

In 1903, the Sokoto caliphate in Northern Nigeria, Niger, and southern Cameroon fell, placing the preceding areas under British control. After the British took control, some of the Muslims in these areas expressed their resistance to Western influences. In 2002, Mohammed Yusuf formed Boko Haram, which in loose translation means western education is a sin. […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Cheyenne Moore, DJILP Staff0 Comments

EU-Turkey Agreement: What’s the Deal?

18 April 2016

On March 8, 2016, the European Union (EU) and Turkey reached an agreement aimed at resolving the migrant crisis, which has grown exponentially over the past several years. Since the beginning of the conflict, a total of 9 million migrants, have fled war-torn areas such as Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In search of safety, most […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jeyla Zeynalova0 Comments

ICC Convicts Former President Bemba for Atrocities in Central Africa

15 April 2016

On Monday March 21, 2016 the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the 2002-2003 situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). Bemba was convicted by the ICC of two counts of crimes against humanity, for murder and rape, and three counts of […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jeremy Goldstein0 Comments

The Future of Airline Safety Regulations

14 April 2016

On March 4th, head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board Chris Hart expressed his concern that international efforts to improve airline safety efforts have thus far fallen short. After Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared two years ago, lax safety standards were thrust into the headlines, both in the U.S. and abroad. Since the MH370 […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jane Rugg0 Comments

The FBI and Apple, Inc.: National Security v. Privacy

11 April 2016

In January of this year, President Obama’s top intelligence advisers met with Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook and other technology leaders to discuss their long-standing disagreement over the encryption safeguards built into their devices. The Federal Bureau of Investigation requested Apple help unlock an iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the San Bernardino murderers […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Philip Nickerson, Phillip Nickerson0 Comments

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Where Do You Stand?

20 March 2016

On February 4, 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or “TPP”, was signed by the United States and eleven other countries as one of the most ambitious international trade deals in world history. Through its seven years of grueling negotiations, the criticism of this deal has been, for the lack of a better term, loud.  The TPP […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, James Harmoush0 Comments

The Non-Profit Age: Altruistic Values in America

23 February 2016

The American nonprofit sector has grown at an exceptional rate and continues to grow each year.  In the 10 years from 2001 to 2011, the number of nonprofits in the United States grew by 25%.  And the sector continues to grow.  In 2010, the U.S. nonprofit sector employed approximately 10% of the country’s workforce and […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Demi Arenas, DJILP Staff0 Comments

The Hidden Cost of Shrimp: Forced Labor in Thailand’s Fishing Industry

19 November 2015

A Thai fishing boat along Koh Samet, an island in the country’s eastern seaboard. Source: Mongabay, Lies, Deceit And Abduction Staff Thailand’s Fishing Industry. Photographer: Philippe Gabriel. Imagine a pirate boat, surrounded by miles of unending water. Exhausted, scared people trapped aboard that floating prison, forced to work up to twenty-four hours nonstop for little […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Ilona Starchak0 Comments

Responsibility to Protect in the Wake of the Paris Attacks

19 November 2015

On Friday November 13, 2015, France experienced a sequence of horrific terrorist attacks, for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility; nonetheless, the attacks have also been linked to Syria. In our reaction to the events on Friday, it is important to remember all of the positive efforts that France has engaged in to aid the […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Alison Haugen, DJILP Staff0 Comments

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