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President Biden Tuesday signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law, granting federal protections to interracial and same-sex marriages. The landmark legislation passed the US Senate in November and the House of Representatives last week with strong bipartisan support. President Biden stated, “Today is a good day… a day America takes a vital step towards [...]

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The US Supreme Court Monday heard oral arguments Monday in two cases challenging the validity of race-conscious affirmative action programs in college admission. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College challenge the universities’ use of race in admissions programs under both [...]

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On one hand, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) designates access to nutritious foods as a social determinant of health — a factor, like economic stability and education, that has a major impact on the US population’s health, well-being, and quality of life. But on the other, free market ideals and resistance [...]

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JURIST Deputy Features Editor Jaimee Francis talked with Ukrainian student Mariia Lazareva to get her unique perspective on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Mariia is originally from Kyiv, Ukraine and is still currently living there. This is part of an ongoing series of interviews with JURIST’s Ukraine correspondents, who include law and policy students and young [...]

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JURIST Deputy Features Editor Jaimee Francis talked with Ukrainian student Kateryna Kyrychenko to get her unique perspective on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Kateryna is originally from Kharkiv, Ukraine, and is now based in the Czech Republic. This is part of an ongoing series of interviews with JURIST’s Ukraine correspondents, who include law and policy students [...]

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JURIST Deputy Features Editor Jamiee Francis talked with Ukrainian student Nastya Moysenko to get her unique perspective on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Nastya is originally from Kyiv, Ukraine and is currently living in Moldova. This is part of an ongoing series of interviews with JURIST’s Ukraine correspondents, who include law and policy students and young [...]

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“…Ukraine is not just a neighbouring country for us. It is an inalienable part of our own history, culture and spiritual space. These are our comrades, those dearest to us – not only colleagues, friends and people who once served together, but also relatives, people bound by blood, family ties.” — Address by the President [...]

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