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Supreme Court declines to consider border wall waiver case
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal by the Center for Biological Diversity, Animal Defense Legal Defense Fund and others challenging the constitutionality of the Department of Homeland Security's waiver of federal, state and (More)
Federal appeals court rules Trump's use of defense funds for border wall was illegal
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled 2-1 Friday that President Donald Trump lacked the constitutional authority to transfer Department of Defense (DOD) funds for use in the construction of a wall along the Mexican border. The court fou (More)
See No Evil: Sotomayor highlights the Roberts Court’s blind eye to discrimination
Today, the U.S. legal system faces a public that is becoming increasingly impatient with systemic unequal protection of the law. As the peaceful arbiter of disputes in a democratic society, the judiciary cannot stray too far from that public, lest it (More)
The Reemergence of Pandemics and the Right to Burial
On May 22, 2020 Bombay High Court said that the Right to a Decent Burial is a facet of the Right to Life. This decision was based on a plea which contested burial of COVID-19 patients in burial grounds surrounding the residential areas. The court dis (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)
Upsurge of Environmental Hazards and the Need for Global Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment
“The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.” - Wangari Maathai As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds across the globe, threatening lives and upending t (More)
The Need for Digital Healthcare in India
India is a vast country that has perplexing socio-economic features which are indicated in medical systems. Every 6th person in the world lives in India. Understanding the esteem of the health system in a country is crucial to both national and inter (More)
Cheyenne River Sioux Chairman refuses to remove COVID-19 health checkpoints
Harold Frazier, the Chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council, refused Friday to remove health checkpoints established at the entrances to the reservation. President Bear Runner of the Oglala Sioux have also refused to remove the checkpoint (More)
EU and Mexico finalize duty-eliminating trade agreement
The EU and Mexico announced Tuesday that they have concluded a trade agreement four years in the making."While most of our efforts have been focused lately on tackling the Coronavirus crisis, we have also been working to advance our open and fair (More)
Implicit Threats of Violence: The American President's "Trump Card"
"Whoever can conquer the street will one day conquer the state, for every form of power politics and any dictatorship-run state has its roots in the street." - Joseph Goebbels, Third Reich Minister of Propaganda “I have the support of the police, th (More)