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Professor Andrew Clapham of the Geneva Graduate Institute is a leading expert in the interplay of war and international law. In his timely new book “War,” Clapham explores the modern relevance of the concept of war and how it shapes our understanding of rights and obligations in both national and international law, questioning whether the [...]

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President Joe Biden announced new measures Tuesday allowing hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrant spouses and children of US citizens to remain in the country while applying for permanent residency, thus enabling these families to stay together. Typically, noncitizen spouses are required to apply for spousal visas from abroad — a lengthy bureaucratic process. Though [...]

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In a letter written to James Madison from Paris, Thomas Jefferson opined that “no society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual law.  . . . Every constitution, then, and every law, naturally expires at the end of 19 years.”  Jefferson took this perspective because he believed that “he earth belongs to the [...]

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Mykyta Vorobiov is a Ukrainian-born political analyst, journalist, and political science student at Bard College Berlin. For the last two years, he has been developing articles on politics and law for CEPA, VoxEurop, JURIST, and others. Mykyta’s co-author Yelyzaveta Nezhyva is a Ukrainian activist and a political science student at Bard College Berlin. Over the [...]

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The UK’s incumbent Conservative Party has announced they intend to introduce mandatory National Service for 18-year-olds if they win the next election. In a video posted to X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak described the initiative as “A bold new model of National Service”, saying “Britain today faces a future that is [...]

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Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) approved a groundbreaking new treaty relating to intellectual property, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge on Friday at a diplomatic conference in Geneva. The objective of this Treaty is to enhance the efficacy, transparency and quality of the patent system, and prevent patents from being granted [...]

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One of the major global issues facing many nations in both the developing or developed categories is forced migration and displacement during crises. No matter which region, continent, or nation is the focus, every state, in addition to several other political players, has its own role to play in addressing this complex problem. Situational analysis [...]

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To many, the idea of slavery evokes images of shameful policies from centuries past. But today, slavery continues to stain the moral fabric of our global society, emboldened by poor understanding and misinformation. Despite burgeoning political, media, and academic attention, an astonishing transparency deficit persists in the UK, particularly when it comes to the government’s [...]

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Australia and Tuvalu released a joint statement Thursday announcing new commitments to improve security relations and remove the veto power Australia previously had over the tiny island nation’s security relations with other countries. The announcement addressed the implementation and interpretation of the Falepili Union, a bilateral treaty which was entered into on November 9, 2023 [...]

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