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Presumption of Custodial Violence: A Need to Confront Police Brutality in India with Legislation
India has seen severity in law enforcement from the early Vedic period. Even after almost 160 years of the enactment of the 1860 Indian Penal Code and the 1861 Indian Police Act, violence by the police continues. From the shocking Mathura Rape Case i (More)
Lawsuit filed by 17 states and DC to block new US rule on international students
Seventeen states and the District of Columbia filed a complaint in federal court on Monday seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against a new federal rule aimed at international students. The new rule, announced by Immigration Customs and Enforc (More)
The New Trump Policy Aimed at Foreign Students Violates Us All
The Trump Administration announced that foreign students would have to take in-person classes or lose their status and risk deportation. The only reason to do this is to pressure universities to hold in-person classes in the fall. How do we know? Bec (More)
DHS Repeats DACA Mistakes with Foreign Students
A few weeks after the Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for failing to consider important aspects of the problem, including any “legitimate reliance” interests, the Tr (More)
Mali president dissolves constitutional court amid unrest
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has announced his dissolution of the African nation's constitutional court in an attempt to calm the ongoing civil unrest that has recently enveloped the country.In a televised address Saturday, Keita decla (More)
Defining Black America After George Floyd
The names Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have been spoken in virtually every American household during 2020. As the Black Lives Matter movement gains unprecedented growth and media attention, many White sympathizers are asking themse (More)
Wisconsin Supreme Court declares governor's partial budget vetoes unconstitutional
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Friday that three of Governor Tony Evers' vetoes to the state's biennial budget violated the state constitution.The Wisconsin Constitution provides that the governor may approve appropriation bills "in whole o (More)
Turkish president orders Hagia Sophia converted back to mosque
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a decree Friday ordering Hagia Sophia to be used as a Mosque again.The Association for the Service of the Historical Foundations and the Environment filed a lawsuit with the Council of State in 2005 c (More)
The North Carolina Bar Exam Is Not Protecting the Public or Examinees
On July 28 and July 29, 2020, 770 Juris Doctors will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina, to take a two-day bar examination during the COVID-19 pandemic. A group of Juris Doctors registered for the North Carolina Bar in July have come together to push (More)
The Twice-Rescheduled and Newly Reformatted Pennsylvania Bar Exam Presents an Unfair and Unequal Moving Target
On Wednesday, July 9, 2020, the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners (PABOLE) notified me and the other 1,200 applicants preparing for the Pennsylvania Bar Exam that for the second time in just seventy days, they would be altering the test that will d (More)