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Months after the Mueller Report, Congress Needs to Get Serious About its Impeachment Investigation
The House Judiciary Committee has quietly announced--in a recent court filing to obtain grand jury materials relating to the Mueller investigation--that it is “conducting an investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment” aga (More)
AG Barr releases redacted version of Mueller report
US Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of the Mueller Report to Congress and the public Thursday.The Attorney General's Press ConferenceThe Attorney General announced late Wednesday that he would hold a press conference (More)
Cryptocurrency: An Expert's Guide
In January 2009, an unknown person or persons using the name Satoshi Nakamoto announced the creation of Bitcoin, the first peer-to-peer electronic cash system—or, cryptocurrency. Now, 10 years later, Nakamoto is still a mystery, but Bitcoin is the mo (More)
Abuse of Judicial Process
The Pakistan Supreme Court’s creation of a fund for the construction of two dams in the country is an unprecedented overreach of judicial power that threatens to undermine the development of good governance in the executive branch of government. Addi (More)
Academic Freedom in Hungary: A Fundamental Principle or Just a Pipe Dream?
In the last 3 years, the Hungarian Government, especially with its support from the recently obtained 2/3 majority in the Parliament, has introduced several legislative changes which seriously undermine the essential elements of the rule of law. Crim (More)
The Egyptian Criminal Justice System’s Readiness to Prosecute Core Crimes: Goest Thou?
In the wake of the world outrage at the viciousness of reporters’/journalists’ assassination (killing), lawmakers and human rights activists have said “enough.” Under the United States federal law, the Treasury Department is “empowered to prohibit en (More)
Will Congress’s Omnibus Opioids Bill Turn the Tide on America’s Drug Epidemic?
Earlier this month, Congress sent a sweeping legislative package aimed at curbing the opioid epidemic to President Trump’s desk for signature, and the President has said he intends to sign it. Despite the increasing rancor that has poisoned so much o (More)
“Martyrdom” and International Law
Very conspicuously, Israel’s Palestinian foes regard “martyrdom” as among the highest expressions of religious sacredness. Nonetheless, there are distinctly prominent disjunctions between the pertinent obligations of faith and those of international (More)
The Due Process Clause and Voting Rights
Since the 1960s, most plaintiffs challenging state restrictions on voting rights have relied primarily on the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. The 1966 case of Harper v. Virginia Board of Elections in particular played a key role in the (More)
International Religious Freedom Summit Fails to Mask Trump’s Scorn for Human Rights
From degrading disabled people, women, LGBT individuals, and other minorities to the forsaking of the United Nation Human Rights Council, and from separating migrant families to the coddling of authoritarians and racists, this presidency consistently (More)
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