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To Impose or Not To Impose?: Iranian Sanctions Under the Trump Administration

On September 14, 2017, the Trump Administration once again waived U.S. sanctions on Iran, maintaining its commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).[1] Shortly thereafter, President Trump made several contentious comments directed at Iran during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 19, 2017, putting his upcoming certification of […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Shirin Lakhani0 Comments

Gaps in International Law Surrounding Human Trafficking and Natural Disasters

Most of the modern world has concerned itself with both the atrocity of human trafficking and the devastation of natural disasters. These events leave human pain and suffering in their wake at outstanding levels. A large international effort to create transnational standards of law has been constructed to mitigate and respond to these catastrophes, however, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Mallory Miller0 Comments

Iran’s Aspiration to Establish Peace and Security in the Middle East: Closer to Hegemony or International Law?

A few hours after the Iranian presidential election, which was held on May 19, 2017, the re-elected moderate President Hassan Rouhani characterized the election as a “victory of peace, reconciliation against tension and violence” in his speech addressing the Iranian nation. According to Rouhani, “the message of [the Iranian] people [in this election] was expressed […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, 4Guest & Faculty Articles, Saeed Bagheri0 Comments

Extraterritorial Internet Censorship and the Need for a Global Legal Standard

“[T]he right to freedom of expression on the Internet is an issue of increased interest and importance, as the rapid pace of technological development enables individuals all over the world to use new information and communications technology.”[1] In 2013, the United Nations Human Rights Counsel acknowledged the increasing interest in ensuring the freedom of expression.[2] […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Alex Mancero, DJILP Staff0 Comments

China’s Trap in the Waters Around Guam

The beginning of August 2017 saw the United States and the Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK) trading rhetoric that appeared to threaten nuclear war. It is possible, however, that the entire situation was an international legal trap laid for the United States. What at first instance appears to be two irrational state actors threatening […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, 4Guest & Faculty Articles, William Kent0 Comments

Legalization of soft-drugs: views from the U.S. and Italy

On June 14, 2017, legal experts from the US and Italy gathered at the Law School of the University of Naples “Federico II” to discuss the challenges and perspectives of soft-drugs legalization, in the context of the inaugural colloquium of the international convention set up between the nearly 800-year old Italian law school and Denver […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, 4Guest & Faculty Articles, Amedeo Arena0 Comments

Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis and How Refugees Receive Asylum in the United States: Part 3

This third installment focusing on Syrian refugees will address what a refugee goes through when he or she finally makes it to the United States and what we, especially those of us in Colorado, can do to help. Once a refugee has passed the security clearance screening, they then fly to one of five designated […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, David Coats, DJILP Staff0 Comments

Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis and How Refugees Receive Asylum in the United States: Part 2

The first part of this three-part series explained what the causes of the Syrian Refugee Crisis are and where the crisis stands now. The second portion of this series will explore the process a Syrian refugee must go through to receive asylum in the United States. This is important information for all of us to […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, David Coats, DJILP Staff0 Comments

Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis and How Refugees Receive Asylum in the United States: Part 1

The Syrian Refugee Crisis is not only a problem for residents in Europe and the Middle East; it is a problem for all members of the global community. The Syrian Refugee Crisis has become an issue in Europe and the Middle East because the war has created a massive influx of refugees who need food, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, David Coats, DJILP Staff0 Comments

RICO Did Not Intend to Rebut the Presumption Against Extraterritoriality

On June 20, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its opinion in RJR Nabisco, Inc. et al. v. European Community et al., recognizing that in some cases the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) may have extraterritorial application. The Court further held that in order to bring a private cause […]

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

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