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Tuesday 22 Feb 2011

Ekaterina Sivolobova, a student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, writes about the failure of the Uruguayan Reparations Law to address Uruguay's responsibilities under international law... One of the legal consequences of failing to protect victims of human rights abuses is the state's obligation [read more]

Tuesday 15 Feb 2011

John Medeiros, Hamline University School of Law '14, is an accomplished writer living in Minnesota. He writes about the Fourteenth Amendment's birthright guarantee... I remember the day as if it were yesterday. After several weeks of studying the US Constitution in eighth grade Civics class, on the last day before [read more]

Tuesday 8 Feb 2011

Christian Ohanian, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel-Hill Law '11, is a certified legal student at the University of North Carolina's Immigration and Human Rights Policy Clinic. He writes about the difficulty confronting asylum applicants from politically controversial states... Iraq has been embroiled in sectarian violence and general social upheaval [read more]

Tuesday 1 Feb 2011

Sara Burhan Abdullah, Pitt Law LLM '08 and JD '11, was a judge at the Iraqi National Rounds for the Jessup International Moot Court Competition. She shares her impressions of Iraqi students and judges' performance... I was invited to judge the Iraqi National Rounds for the Jessup International Moot Court [read more]

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