25 Dead, 1 Apology, No Clear Answers: Has the U.S. Committed a War Crime?

10 October 2015

Fires burn in the MSF emergency trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, after it was hit and partially destroyed by aerial attacks on October 3, 2015. In the wake of the Taliban’s takeover over the Afghan city of Kunduz last week, United States and Afghan military forces have waged a fight to reclaim control of the […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Julie Marling0 Comments

5 Reasons the Iran Deal Doesn’t Matter to You

09 October 2015

**This article originally appeared at Treasure Fleet on August 20, 2015 and has been reproduced with the author’s permission.** by Tyler Rauert A little disclosure up front: I am a strong supporter of President Obama’s proposed deal on Iran’s nuclear program.  The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the agreement is officially known among policy […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, 4Guest & Faculty Articles, Tyler Rauert0 Comments

VW Under Fire: Legal fallout of the emissions sensor deception

05 October 2015

Volkswagen (VW) has faced hurdles in the company’s almost 78-year history. As a company formed under infamous Nazi leader Adolph Hitler’s vision and direction, reformation was in order for the car to ultimately live up to its name as the “people’s car.” However, after World War II ended, the company did succeed in creating well-built, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Rachel Glass0 Comments

There is Water on Mars, Now What?

29 September 2015

On September 28, 2015, a huge announcement was made by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): there is evidence of water on Mars. And not just standing water, but flowing, salty water; water that could possibly support life. This announcement could launch a completely new set of theories in the search for extraterrestrial life. […]

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

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Slavery

26 September 2015

If “idle hands are the devil’s workshop,” and if our own hands are not idle when we use machines and other property to do our work for us, then does the resulting prosperity guarantee our salvation? Though the title of this blog is not an entirely fair play on Max Weber’s, The Protestant Ethic and […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Bernadette Shetrone, DJILP Staff2 Comments

Migrants seen as Economic Detriment to Greece and Benefit to Germany

24 September 2015

By the end of July 2015, more than 124,000 refugees and migrants had arrived in Greece; an astonishing 750% increase in the amount of refugees and migrants from the same time the previous year. The vast majority of these refugees are those feeing conflict and human rights violations in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq in wake […]

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

Grading the United Nations at 70 years old

22 September 2015

(Denver Post) By Ved Nanda The euphoria that accompanied the creation of the United Nations in 1945 has long since given way to frustration and disappointment. Established in the aftermath of the death and destruction of World War II to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war,” it has succeeded in preventing another global war, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, 4Guest & Faculty Articles, Ved Nanda0 Comments

Schengen Fails Under Weight of Migrant Influx as Sovereignty Trumps

21 September 2015

  The migrant crisis is forcing tensions between the free-movement created by the Schengen Agreement and notions of state sovereignty.  The crisis has brought into questions of European solidarity as countries force migrants from one country to the next.  In practice the EU’s Dublin Regulation, which requires that a migrant’s asylum claim be processed in the European country […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Emily Boehme0 Comments

When Law is not Enough: How to Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation

16 September 2015

The practice of female genital mutilation (“FGM”) has many psychological, emotional, and physical effects.  The international community recognizes the practice FGM as a human rights violation.  There has been a global effort to eradicate the practice by both firmly categorizing FGM as a human rights violation and by making the practice illegal in countries where […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Allison Derschang, DJILP Staff0 Comments

Intervention: Altruistic Benevolence or International Tyranny?

01 September 2015

John Donne famously declared, “[n]o man is an island.” Similarly, “no state is an island,” as states are inevitably impacted by the actions of others. But does this mean that any connection, however attenuated, justifies one state’s interference with another? Is this kind of interference ever justified? Is there ever an obligation on states to […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Cameron Hunter, DJILP Staff0 Comments

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