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Thursday 7 Aug 2008

Carrie Cecil, Pitt Law '10, files from Kiev:In countries with stable legal systems, it would be nearly unthinkable to choose foreign law for a contract between two parties from the same country, but in Ukraine, this is common practice. Due to corruption in the court system and the instability of [read more]

Thursday 7 Aug 2008

Elisa Mari, Pitt Law '10, files from Athens:The term lesbian comes from the Greek name of the Aegean Island of Lesvos. The island, known for its beautiful beaches and unspoiled landscapes, is also famous for being the island of the Ancient Greek female poet Sappho. Many scholars believe that Sappho's [read more]

Thursday 7 Aug 2008

Sara Burhan Abdullah, Pitt Law LLM '08, files from Sulaimaniya:A recent incident showed me that while the Iraqi Constitution has a great deal of material from which a society based on equality of the sexes can be built, there are significant legal and cultural obstacles to obtaining that goal. I [read more]

Thursday 7 Aug 2008

Bill Fisher, Pitt Law '10, files from Croatia:In a place of such amazing beauty, culture, and history, it is heartbreaking to see the remnants of the war and witness just how fresh the wounds still are. Croatia is in a state of change and conflict, both politically and culturally. I [read more]

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