The modern Administrative State “wields vast power and touches almost every aspect of daily life.” Ensuring accountability for the officials who exercise this vast power is no simple task. But the Supreme Court has the opportunity to improve what Madison called the “chain of dependence”—so that “those who are employed in the execution of the law will be [...]

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A recent case out of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals foreshadows what will be one of the most important policies of the twenty-first century – how will America decide to govern its data? In Tan Tsao v. Captiva MVP Restaurant, the plaintiff sued on the grounds that he was harmed after a group of [...]

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The Brazilian Supreme Court delivered a very important decision related to compulsory vaccination to immunize the population against the coronavirus (Direct Actions of Unconstitutionality #6586/6587). During the judgment, Justice Lewandowski stated that “collective health cannot be harmed by people who deliberately refuse to be vaccinated, believing that they will still selfishly benefit from herd immunity”. [...]

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In early January 2021, yet another deadly airline accident captured the headlines — it was reported that Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 dropped by 10,000 sq. ft. in under a minute shortly after takeoff and then dropped off the radar, ultimately crashing in the Java Sea near Laki Island, killing all 62 onboard. The crash of [...]

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Following the election of a new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the international community is questioning the US sanction’s validity against the ICC. In fact, Mr. Karim Khan from the United Kingdom was elected on February 12, 2021, as the next ICC Prosecutor, and he will take office, replacing Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda of [...]

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Poly or perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) are a class of over 5,000 man-made chemicals that have seen heavy use since the 60s in applications as varied as non-adhesive cookware, water-repellent clothing, and firefighting foam for combating oil blazes. PFAS are almost unreactive and incredibly resistant to extreme heat and other environmental actions. However, the same properties [...]

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When Democrats took control of the House of Representatives after the 2018 midterm elections, they used their first piece of legislation to announce what their priorities would be after two years of not controlling any lever of the federal government. The bill called the “For the People Act of 2019,” sought to restructure portions of [...]

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The House decision to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) of committee assignments reflects a recent attempt to deal with a perceived failure in the marketplace of ideas. Oliver Wendell Holmes suggested in dissent over 100 years ago (Abrams v. United States (1919)) that the best way to arrive at the truth is by a “free [...]

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Heinous crimes against women like rape and acid attacks are on the rise in India. A new law-enforcement measure in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) purportedly meant to safeguard women, however, raises several human rights concerns. Police forces in Uttar Pradesh are preparing to install smart cameras in over 200 ‘hotspots’ frequented by women to capture their [...]

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Over-the-top (OTT) platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, and others, are subscription-based audio or video hosting services that are majorly involved in streaming feature films, web series, documentaries, etc. These platforms offer a wide range of content and modify the suggestions according to viewers’ choice by using Artificial Intelligence (AI). They generate revenue by [...]

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