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The Supreme Court's DACA Decision Keeps Dreamers Safe...For Now
The Supreme Court today issued a decision that the Trump administration’s rescission of DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was unlawful because it failed to explain adequately why it ended DACA. In an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts, the (More)
Improving Community Safety Means Addressing Police Violence as a Public Health Problem
The image of Derek Chauvin’s knee on George Floyd’s neck as the dying man cried, “I can’t breathe,” is now etched in the consciousness of an entire generation. The repugnant violence committed by Chauvin and the other complicit officers – and by too (More)
COVID-19 and the Impending Need for Global Health Governance
Countries around the world are working to alleviate the vast challenges the COVID-19 pandemic is posing. Confronting this global problem isn’t possible without international cooperation. COVID-19 has implications for public health and the global econ (More)
Covid-19: China’s Responsibility and Possible Legal Actions
In the late 1920s scratch farmers and loggers were facing an unseen threat in the isolated forests of the inland Pacific Northwest of America. Crops were scarred and charred. They had stunted timber yields. The culprit turned out to be a huge zinc sm (More)
Decongesting Prisons and the Violation of Human Rights
IntroductionWhen the world started its global fight against the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19, immediate measures were the need of the hour. The spread of the virus was rampant. The first case of Covid-19 was reported in Wuhan, China during the mon (More)
Brexit and Animal Welfare: Opportunity or Risk?
Britain is a country of animal lovers and has a long history of spearheading animal protection measures with global reach. This history can be traced back to 1822 with the introduction of Martin’s Act. The Brambell Report of 1965 and the UK joining f (More)
India Is in Need of an Inclusive Public Healthcare Law to Combat Pandemic
The health degree of a society’s well-being is determined by the ideas which take actual shape in the course of its daily self-constitution. In order to reform and even redeem such a society, we have to reform those defining ideas. The quality of our (More)
The COVID-19 Apocalypse - Rules for Survival
The cult horror film classic, Zombieland, begins two months after a virus turns people into zombies that overrun the US. The lead character learns how to stay alive by living by a code of rules he has created to survive the Zombie Apocalypse. The rul (More)
EU announces economic deal in response to COVID-19 pandemic
EU finance ministers announced an agreement Thursday to alleviate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan is intended as a safety net for EU member states, companies and citizens.The Ministers of Finance agreed that the impact of C (More)
Uncharted Territory: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Destabilizing the Borders of Our Freedoms
With the astonishing speed of the spread of COVID-19 – affecting more than 199 countries, 1,315,989 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 74,000 deaths – many countries are implementing extraordinary measures to meet this unprecedented challenge and to cope (More)