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Diploma Privilege: What This Moment Demands
COVID-19 has forced jurisdictions across the country to make decisions regarding the administration of this year’s Bar Exam. These decisions have altered the date, location, format, and portability of results; and have done so in ways that are anythi (More)
US senators concerned over potential COVID-19 outbreak at Guantanamo Bay
A group of US senators wrote to the US Secretary of Defense Wednesday expressing concern about the potential for a "significant outbreak" of COVID-19 at the Pentagon prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The letter seeks to determine how the military is (More)
A Target Beyond Range
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world with unprecedented consequences. People all around the globe are suffering, and yet at the same time are battling against it with equanimity. All professions are playing the role of a servitor to help the (More)
US State Department releases 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo named China, Cuba, Iran, and Venezuela as some of the worst human rights violators in his remarks while presenting the State Department's 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday. The reports co (More)
Argentina president announces bill to legalize abortion
Argentina's President Alberto Fernández announced in a speech to the National Congress on Sunday that he plans to present a bill to legalize abortion within the next 10 days.Currently in Argentina, abortion is only available in cases of rape or (More)
CDC releases Public Health Update on coronavirus warning of potential school closures and other disruption
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new Public Health Update on the ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the US. The update warns of potential social consequences of the virus including school and daycare closure (More)
UN votes 187-3 to condemn US embargo against Cuba
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the US against Cuba.As stated in the resolution, the Obama administration modified several aspects of the embarg (More)
US Commerce Department announces new sanctions on Cuba
The US Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced further restrictions on Cuba's access to commercial aircraft on Friday. The Cuban regime used leased commercial aircraft, subject to BIS jurisdiction, to transport touri (More)
US State Department announces visa sanctions against Cuba's Castro family
The US Department of State on Thursday announced sanctions preventing Raúl Castro, former president of Cuba and the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party and First Secretary of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, fro (More)
Supreme Court adds cases on Hague Convention, EPA, race discrimination in media, declines to hear Guantanamo appeal
The US Supreme Court's Monday orders added five new cases on a range of topics from the EPA to race discrimination in media, but denied a case filed by a current Guantanamo prisoner.A Yemeni national, al-Alwi, has been held in Guantanamo Bay, Cub (More)
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