EXPERT ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS
Assam, India Wedding Party credit Steve Evans from Citizen of the World

In Indian society, marriages are an essential part of life and are considered divine and sacrosanct. The concepts of progressive marriage are still trying to find their place in a world where the relationship between society and law is a hare and tortoise race. While the view of women as chattel is gradually changing, remedies [...]

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Credit Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment

“Is your hour’s labor worth mine?” In a dystopian economy such as India’s, the pursuit of social justice remains a utopian agenda. Despite globalization, the general equilibrium rests on social exclusion, consumption disaggregation, and bonded and child labor.  When it comes to the regulation of collective labor relations, the restrictive policies of government control have [...]

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Pixabay credit Klaus Hausmann

It’s become increasingly clear that Australia could be in breach of its human rights commitments as reports of mistreatment continue to emerge from youth detention centers in Western Australia. On January 12, a class action involving more than 500 young children and adults who have been held in Western Australia’s Banksia Hill detention center was [...]

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As my various teams and I work at building a case against Vladimir Putin and his political and military leadership for international crimes, in conjunction with various governments and organizations worldwide, one of the questions that keeps coming up for me is: why did Putin invade Ukraine? We all have our learned and considered theories [...]

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Hamline University in Minnesota has fired adjunct art professor Erika Lopez Prater for showing 14th-century paintings of the Prophet Muhammad in class. The University asserts that the professor’s act is Islamophobic and that bringing the artwork to the classroom with Muslim students breached the limits of academic freedom. The facts do not suggest that Professor [...]

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On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s military ousted the nation’s democratically elected government. Almost two years on, conflict continues to plague Myanmar and its citizens. In some parts of the country, a handful of groups have taken up arms. Most notably, the Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs), the People Defense Forces (PDF), an insurgent group supported by [...]

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It is a dangerous time to be a judge in America. Retired Wisconsin judge John Roemer was killed at his home in June 2022. That same month, US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh narrowly avoided a kidnapping and possible assassination attempt. These incidents follow in the wake of an assassination attempt on U.S. District Court [...]

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Few noticed, but on November 18, Merrick Garland officially abandoned even the pretense of ever holding Donald Trump accountable for multiple crimes that the Department of Justice already found Trump had committed. Garland might prefer that you forget the department’s findings, so let’s recap. In 2017, Acting Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as [...]

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