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A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
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End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
Bill on Bankruptcy: Madoff Victims Rooting for Stanford Victory
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Judge Might Lose Grip on the Case
PennDOT to Increase Number of Pennsylvania Bridges with Weight Restrictions
Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy "For A Long Time"
Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street
Bill on Bankruptcy: Supreme Court Cases Will Have Wide Impact
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Goldstein: Expect More Litigation in Wake of Myriad Gene Patent Decision
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S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Mar. 25, 2014 -- Robert Blecker, constitutional history professor at New York Law School and author of The Death of Punishment, talks about Crimea's recent secession from Ukraine and subsequent annexation by Russia. Blecker...more
As we recently reported, the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in the case of U.S. v. Windsor that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, and President Obama subsequently directed federal government...more
The Right To Freedom Of Assembly And Expression In The European Union -
A.) General Description Of The Applicable Legal Administrative Procedures -
On a European level, fundamental rights are laid down in the...more
The Italian Supreme Court held in relation to a foreign blog where articles inciting to racial hatred were posted that the crime of racist criminal organization and the jurisdiction of Italian courts were applicable if the...more
On Wednesday, 26 June 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), which limits the definition of “marriage” to “a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife” and...more
As noted in our previous update, several clients have considered legal challenges to the new laws based on the resolution measures agreed by the Eurogroup and the Republic of Cyprus. These resolution measures on Bank of...more
This week, members of the United Nations (“U.N.”) Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations are making an official visit to the United States as part of the Group’s mandate to promote the effective...more
Harneys’ Cyprus Banking Group is closely monitoring a legal challenge to the bail-out legislation which is currently before the Cyprus courts....more
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), in Redfearn v United Kingdom  ECHR 1878, has held that employment law in the United Kingdom does not adequately protect individuals from dismissal as a result of their...more
Since its declaration of independence in 1991, which precipitated the dissolution of Yugoslavia, Croatia has had a difficult path transitioning to a market economy. Now, Croatia is set to become the newest member of the...more
The eighth in a series on blunders made by the Supreme Court of the United States. In this article the case of Cramer v. United States (325 U.S. 1, 1945) is reviewed. The blunder made is that the United States Supreme...more
Originally published in 17 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin - May 1, 2012.
Recently, many politicians have proposed changing the Fourteenth Amendment’s Citizenship Clause to exclude the U.S.-born children of persons who do...more
In the case of Coury v. Prot, Circuit Judge Dennis concludes that the word "resides" as used in the Section 1, Clause 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment means "domiciled" in a State. This is shown to be wrong. In the...more
Discover what a diversity of citizenship case is; that in a diversity of citizenship case the proper citizenship must exist both when the action is commenced at the state level and when the petition for removal is filed...more
Introduction – Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011
Terrorism has continued to threaten global peace and prosperity. To address this criminal activity, governments all over the world, including the Nigerian government, have...more
Exploring international legal obligations to provide civil legal aid, assessing U.S. compliance, and suggesting improved civil legal aid through the use of Legal Empowerment techniques that have been successful in other...more
As the United States battles high unemployment rates amidst announcements of massive layoffs by the country’s largest employers, Brazil is experiencing the lowest unemployment rate in its history. The second largest country...more
The often-cited list of advantages of arbitration includes economy, speed, procedural flexibility, the ability to choose arbitrators, the neutrality of the process and cross border enforcement of awards. While parties with...more
This brief was filed in support of the right of an American citizen born in Jerusalem, Israel to have Jerusalem, Israel listed on his/her passport as the place of birth. This right is provided for by law; but the State...more
The fourth in a series on blunders made by the Supreme Court of the United States. In this article the case of Hague v. Committee for Industrial Organization et. al. (307 U.S. 496, 1939) is reviewed. The blunder made is...more
ZAPU revival rattles Morgan Tsvangirai MDC-T party
The one permanent feature of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex and the inexplicable. Barely a month has gone by since ZAPU held its National...more
Alternatively hailed as a bulwark in our nation's war on terrorism and denounced as a descent into a new era of McCarthyism, the Supreme Court's June 21, 2010 decision in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project could have a...more
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, executive branch lawyers acting as legal council for the President issued several memoranda which interpreted various laws prohibiting torture or "cruel, inhuman, and degrading...more
In response to the September 11th attacks, President George W. Bush created an unprecedented Military Tribunals procedure outside of all known systems of justice which justifies the indefinite detention of alleged terrorists...more
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 prompted swift responses from the political branches of American government to the perceived existential crisis, and at the same time
reinvigorated a longstanding debate among...more
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