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Understanding the GDPR Through the Lens of COVID-19
The global chaos created by COVID-19 has proven to be a stress test for modern governance. The pandemic and its fallout have proven especially revealing in the context of European data policy, which is governed by the General Data Protection Regulati (More)
Deprived of Voice or Home: Disability Rights Under National and International Law in Hungary
In 2007, Hungary ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), a wide-ranging and forward-thinking treaty designed to advance the human rights of those with disabilities. This reflected on the international level what Hun (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)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 31 March 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week:The US State Department submitted a proposal to the Federal Register on Friday that would require nonimmigrant visa applicants to list their social media identities for the last five years. (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 24 February 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: Twenty-three state attorneys general, led by New York's Eric Schneiderman , filed a petition for review in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Thursday challenging the (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 20 January 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: The US Supreme Court on Friday granted certiorari in Trump v. Members of Congress introduced legislation Thursday that would prohibit lawmakers from paying settlements in sexual harassment clai (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 13 January 2018
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: The US Supreme Court added 12 cases to its docket on Friday, including two Texas redistricting cases.The court had previously blocked two lower court rulings that mandated the redrawing of Texa (More)
US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 28 October 2017
Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: Human Rights Watch on Thursday released a report detailing the lack of respect for the rights of intersex individuals in the United States. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under La (More)
The NFL: Tough but not Tough Enough (On Domestic Violence)
JURIST Guest Columnist Shannon Riordan of St. John's University, discusses domestic violence in the NFL ...On February 15, 2014, Ray Rice, a top National Football League (NFL) player for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested on assault charges, after (More)
Switzerland voters oppose corporate tax reform proposal
Fifty-nine percent of Swiss voters opposed a proposal on Sunday that would prevent tax increases for corporations. Switzerland gives foreign firms lower taxes than domestic firms, which was criticized by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation a (More)
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