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Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. Here, one of them comments on the August 9 two-year anniversary of the fraudulent presidential election that prompted mass demonstrations against the regime. For privacy and security reasons, we are [...]

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In a June 2022 press conference, the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) deputy governor confirmed the government’s plan to adopt Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) gradually during fiscal year 2023. This comment was followed by Annual Report 2021–22, released by the RBI, stating CBDC would be introduced into the Indian economy through a three-step approach. [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday filed a civil lawsuit against three large poultry corporations alleging the companies collaborated to maintain competition against other corporations by underpaying workers. The antitrust lawsuit accuses three companies accounting for 90 percent of poultry processing jobs nationwide of running a “conspiracy to exchange information about wages and benefits [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation that has developed there since the Taliban takeover. Here, our correspondent considers some of the changes that have taken place in Afghanistan since August 2021.  For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been [...]

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On June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court announced its verdict in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, reversing Roe v. Wade and upending 50 years of precedent preserving a woman’s right to privacy in choosing to terminate a pregnancy before viability. The state legislation at issue in Dobbs was Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, [...]

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The International Criminal Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber I (ICC) on Thursday issued arrest warrants for three men accused of having committed war crimes during the Russia-Georgia war in 2008. Russian nationals Mikhail Mayramovich Mindzaev and Gamlet Guchmazov, along with Georgian national David Georgiyevich Sanakoev have been charged with various war crimes. The charges include illegal detention, torture [...]

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