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More Worker Endangerment: Pernicious COVID-19 Contractual Waivers
As recently reported, with the reopening of the New York Stock Exchanges, persons on the floor are required to sign what is called a COVID-19 waiver. The text of such a waiver is unclear but its effect pernicious. For a person who has a contract a (More)
The German Constitutional Court vs the European Court of Justice: The Fracturing of the European Legal Order?
“ shot from the back through the chest and into the eye” was how one commentator described it. On May 2, 2020, Germany’s highest constitutional court, the Bundesverfassungsgericht, delivered a judgment that sent shivers through the political and lega (More)
Disease Surveillance in India: Data Protection and Privacy Concerns
One of the focal points of the government health response to COVID-19 in India has been the extensive use of mobile phone applications such as the Aarogya Setu for contact tracing and quarantine. The applications have already been subject to widespre (More)
How the Supreme Court Helped COVID-19 Ravage Black America
The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the devastating public health and socio-economic consequences of legalized discrimination in the United States. In many ways for the Black community, this pandemic has become a microcosm of the Black experience in Am (More)
Declining Dissent in the Indian Supreme Court
In India, dissent has grown to become an essential right guaranteed by the constitution, and the trend shows an increase in exercising this right, which is evident from the numerous protests held each year. Contrastingly, the apex court has seen a st (More)
Congress Reincarnates Discrimination Against American Citizens Because of Who They Marry
In 1907, Congress passed a law that punished US citizen women for marrying “foreigners.” In March of 1931, Congress rejected this discrimination. But in March of 2020, Congress reincarnated it by passing a law that punishes both US citizen men and wo (More)
The Epidemic Disease Ordinance: Protecting the Protector
As the world is grappling with the growing terror of the novel coronavirus, millions of people have started to work from home to rescue themselves from the pitfalls of this pandemic. However, many people are not able to relish in the ease and comfort (More)
China Cries Foul Over India’s Revised FDI Rules
In light of the economic outlook during the COVID-19 outbreak, the availability of credit in the market will decide the sustainability of a country. India has taken caution to combat “opportunistic takeovers/acquisitions” by tightening its foreign di (More)
Toward a New National Security Framework
Students in our National Security Law course quickly learn that this area of the law is governed primarily by abstract constitutional rules, specific statutory grants of authority, and relatively little useful caselaw. Indeed, perhaps in no other are (More)
A New Crisis: Lockdown And Intimate Terrorism
"The lockdown is a huge downside for victims exposed relentlessly to their abusers." -Sanya Talwar It has been said that extenuation for violence will never end. Women have always been the worst sufferers of violence. Disasters, economic crises, and (More)