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News: October 13, 2014

Here is what is happening in international law and policy this Monday, October 13, 2014:  

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News: October 8, 2014

Here is what is happening in international law and policy this Wednesday, October 8, 2014:

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Critical Analysis: Determining the Boundaries of the Internet

Cloud Computing and Internet Surveillance Since the rise of the internet, lawmakers and courts have struggled to create legal rules for a computer network that disregards geographical boundaries. Issues concerning internet governance have only grown more complex with the recent trend towards cloud computing and revelations of internet surveillance by government agencies. U.S. companies host […]

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Judge Masipa delivers her judgment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. Image Source: Reuters.

Oscar Pistorius Verdict: Judicial Criticism and Uncertain Sentencing

On September 12, South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of his girlfriend, model and law graduate, Reeva Steenkamp. Acquitting Pistorius on the charge of murder, Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down the manslaughter-equivalent finding in the North Gauteng High Court. Pistorius, 27, was released on bail and will […]

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Critical Analysis: Gaza Conflict, Palestine, and the ICC

After a cease-fire ended the fifty day war between Gaza and Israel, Palestine wants to bring charges against Israeli individuals for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Therefore, Palestine has an important decision to make: become a state to the Rome Statute, which grants the ICC jurisdiction, or remain a non-member observer state and submit […]

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ISIL fighters marching in Raqqa, Syria.

Uncertainty of U.S. Government Intervention over ISIS

One of the predominant issues in recent world news has been the current actions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and the tensions that the U.S. and Syria now face in response to those actions.  The issue is not new, especially since the ISIS group has prospered since U.S. troops left […]

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Doctors bring a suspected Ebola patient to an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone.

What Ebola Means for West Africa and the World

*UPDATE: This article was written on August 27, 2014. As of October 3, 2014, the CDC estimates the number of people that have died from contracting ebola in the current outbreak has increased to 3,439, and the number of people sickened by ebola (as measured by laboratory confirmed cases) has increased to 4,108. Additionally, the […]

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News: September 10, 2014

Here is what is happening in international law and policy this Wednesday, September 10, 2014:

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News: September 8, 2014

Here is what is happening in international law and policy this Monday, September 8, 2014:  

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Meriam Ibrahim’s Case Shines Light on the Darkness of Apostasy Laws

The tragedy of Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year old Sudanese Christian who was convicted of apostasy on May 15, should be familiar by now. On Tuesday, June 9, an appeals court in Khartoum began reconsidering her sentence. The appellate court overturned her conviction on June 23 and released Meriam from prison. Less than 24 hours after […]

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