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Life Imprisonment for “Intentional” Infectors in India: A Criminal Law Approach for a Public Health Crisis
In India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, the government passed the Uttar Pradesh Public Health and Epidemic Disease Control Ordinance to help the government in tackling the rapid growth of COVID-19. It prescribes a maximum punishment of a life (More)
A Lesson for the Indian Judiciary from Its American Counterpart
In the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, the US Supreme Court upheld its lower court decisions that concluded US President Donald Trump’s 2017 move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (More)
The Sustainability of Smart Contracts
Everything will be tokenized and connected by a blockchain one day.   -Fred Ehrsam With the rapid digitization, we saw a new technology called Blockchain quickly emerge. This peer-to-peer distributed ledger has provided a platform to create transact (More)
International Commercial Arbitration Diversity Part 2: The Numbers Are Askew
Roses are Red Violets are Blue With so many people Why are there so few??The step to fight racism’s under our noses It’s easier done than one might supposes-es! Support our black colleagues by hiring blacks. (It’s no wonder that ADR’s under (More)
The Wrong Side of History—The United States and the International Criminal Court
Any nation that attacks a justice mechanism for following its lawful mandate supported by 123 nations is on the wrong side of the fence and of history. In this “wonderland” that we find ourselves where what is right is made wrong, what is good appear (More)
From Occupation to Subjugation: Israel’s Plan to Annex the West Bank
Israel has occupied territories belonging to Palestine since 1967, namely the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. Over the last century to the present date, Israel continues to exert more control, stripping Palestine of any possi (More)
Dissecting and Unpacking the USMCA Environmental Provisions: Game-Changer for Green Governance?
Protecting the environment is not an extravagance but rather essential. The COVID-19 crisis with its economic and social impacts has reminded us of events that countries were not adequately prepared to address. Rising environmental issues leave count (More)
Gender Neutralizing of India's Stalking Laws
The difference between justice and equality is that the former is the quality of being fair, while the latter is the state of being equal. To ensure this fairness the Indian constitution has secured Article 15(3) which states that special provisions (More)
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)