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Beyond the Mueller Report: Law and Still-Persisting U.S. Presidential Derogations
The leading law-based news these days has been the 'Mueller Report' and its more-or-less exculpatory conclusions about U.S. presidential "collusion." Even if evolving clarifications of this controversial report should further support the absence of p (More)
State Leadership Needed on Consumer Protection Issues
Under current leadership, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) seems committed to only grudgingly protecting consumers from unfair and exploitative financial products.  In its strategic plan, former Acting Director Mick Mulvaney (More)
Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act signed into law
US President Donald Trump signed the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act into law Monday, intended to encourage innovation in advanced nuclear power plant designs. The act requires several changes to the licensing process for nuclear r (More)
Ecuador ex-president ordered to stand trial for kidnapping
Ecuador's National Court of Justice on Wednesday ordered Ecuador's former president, Rafael Correa, to stand trial for his alleged role in the 2012 attempted kidnapping of Correa's political opponent, Fernando Balda. Balda claims that five men att (More)
Impacts of Preemptive Legal Strategies on Public Health
JURIST Guest Columnists, Sarah Wetter and James G. Hodge, Jr. of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, discuss preemptive legal schemes that deprive states and localities of opportunities to implement efficacious intervent (More)
Do Intellectual Property Rights Extend to Graffiti Art?: The 5Pointz Case
JURIST Guest Columnist Uché Ewelukwa Ofodile of University of Arkansas School of Law discusses intellectual property rights of graffiti artists given the changing dynamics in the legal landscape and concepts of nontraditional art... Introduction I (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 24 March 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The UK Court of Appeal ruled this week that software is not a good, overruling the lower court opinion. UN human rights experts expressed concern Friday over the diminishing health of Jia (More)
Russia election monitors witness electoral fraud
Golos , a Russian organization which advocates for fair elections, reported numerous, large-scale instances of electoral fraud at Sunday's election, in which Vladimir Putin was reelected. In addition to members monitoring the voting facilities in p (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 10 February 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Supreme Court of Ireland formally ruled in a unanimous decision on Friday that the complete employment ban on asylum seekers was unconstitutional. UN Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 4 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Judge Carmen Lamela of Spain's National Court on Wednesday jailed eight Catalan ministers by court order on charges of sedition . The court found that the ministers' actions violated Arti (More)
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