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The Tipping Point in Antitrust Law
Yesterday, the CEOs of Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple testified before the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee in a hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power.” As Congress takes up the question of market power in the tech sector, the time (More)
Black Lives Matter: The Remaining Gaps in Vermont’s Action to Better Policing
In the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement, Vermont passed a police bill that prohibits the use of chokeholds and requires officers to wear body cameras. The General Assembly passed the bill unanimously and Governor Phil Scott signed it into law (More)
Russia court fines opposition leader's anti-corruption foundation for violating regulations
The Simonovsky District Court in Moscow has fined Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation, FBK, 600,000 rubles ($8,262) for violating Russian NGO laws regarding foreign agents, reports Russian court watchdog RAPSI. (More)
John Lewis: Conscience and the Path of the Law
This essay reflects on a Sunday spent in Montgomery, Alabama, when a city and a state honored Rep. John Lewis. Here also is a pdf version for anyone that might like to have a copy of this material for personal or educational use.In Montgomery las (More)
Injured activists file class action suit against Minneapolis Police
Activists injured by the Minneapolis Police Department during protests following the murder of George Floyd filed a class action suit against the City of Minneapolis and its Police Department Tuesday.The suit, filed by four named plaintiffs injur (More)
What If Trump's Electoral Defeat Coincides with a Nuclear Crisis?
"The masses have followed the magicians again and again...Socrates and Plato were the first to take up the struggle against them in clear awareness of what was at stake." - Karl Jaspers, Reason and Anti-Reason in our Time (1952) On absolutely all ma (More)
Poland to leave treaty on violence against women
Poland announced its decision Saturday to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on violence against women, spurring an uproar among EU leaders, human rights organizations and activists worldwide.Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro stated in a pre (More)
Mexico City becomes first jurisdiction in country to outlaw conversion therapy
The Mexico City Congress has approved a bill reforming the city's penal code to criminalize conversion therapy.The reform seeks to penalize practitioners of conversion therapy, and the relevant provision in the Code specifies "the criminalization (More)
Is Chinese Draconian Security Law the Death Knell For Democracy In Hong Kong?
China has been embroiled in numerous controversies since the onset of 2020. It has received significant flack worldwide as a result of a failure to report to the World Health Organization about the existence and spread of the novel COVID-19, as well (More)
Reflections on #ADA30 as a Young Lawyer with a Disability
During the summer of 2004, I was about to enter fourth grade. That summer was one of discovery and basic understanding of disability identity for me. My parents told me I was autistic in a way that I believed I had magic within me, and the Americans (More)