EXPERT ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS.

Despite its comeback, the recent suspension of the Mitron Application, hailed as a Swadeshi alternative for TikTok, has brought to light the inadequacy of data protection laws in the country. This short video platform had garnered over 5 million downloads on the Google Play Store. Prior to the app’s removal, there were media reports of [...]

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The conflict between Israel and Palestine and climate change are factors which have been feeding each other for many years, especially when there is no apparent comprehensive solution on the horizon. The political conflict and climate change have had a severe ongoing impact on Palestine, especially for water restrictions. Nevertheless, Israel and Palestine have international [...]

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The entire world is grappling with the COVID-19 catastrophe which according to Johns Hopkins University & Medicine has affected the lives of at least 13.4 million people and the demise of more than 581,000 people across the globe. Due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous countries were forced to implement nationwide lockdowns resulting [...]

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On the 30th of June 2020, China passed the controversial National Security Law that had stirred nationwide pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The legislation, which criminalizes separatism, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign countries punishable with harsh penalties including life imprisonment, is likely to have a sweeping effect on the autonomy of the city. The [...]

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With each passing day that the coronavirus pandemic wears on, there are new statistics in the news making headlines, not just regarding the health and well-being of citizens all across the country, but also about which latest retailer is filing for bankruptcy. This May, clothing giants JCPenney, Neiman Marcus, and J.Crew all announced they are [...]

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After bombshell reports by The New York Times and Washington Post revealed President Trump spent weeks ignoring the National Security Council’s warnings of COVID-19’s impending spread to the U.S., Jules Zacher and I proposed in The Rule of Law Post that Congress amend the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and designate the National Security Council [...]

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Social media platforms function as marketplaces of ideas in which the democratic tenets of participation, liberty, and community-building are designed to thrive. The recent onslaught of objectively false information about the COVID-19 pandemic, election security concerns, and the reignited fervor of the Black Lives Matter movement, however, has awakened the public to ways in which [...]

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