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Human Trafficking And Refugee Law, Vladislava Stoyanova 2016 Lund University

Human Trafficking And Refugee Law, Vladislava Stoyanova

Vladislava Stoyanova

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Access To Communication In United States Prisons: Reducing Recidivism Through Expanded Communication Programs With Inmates, Lilie Gross 2016 University of Puget Sound

Access To Communication In United States Prisons: Reducing Recidivism Through Expanded Communication Programs With Inmates, Lilie Gross

Politics & Government Undergraduate Theses

The need for better communication systems in prisons is dire and will reduce recidivism rates in the United States. Not only is communication via phone lines extremely expensive and corrupt, it is almost impossible. Inmates in United States Prisons need this availability and option to communicate with their families and maintain outside relationships. While maintaining healthy and positive relationships is good for inmate's mental health, it also decreases the risk of recidivism. This paper aims to highlight the benefits of phone communication and relationships between inmates and family on the outside for it will decrease the 50% recidivism rate ...


Disaggregating Corpus Christi: The Illiberal Implications Of Hobby Lobby's Right To Free Exercise, Katharine Jackson 2016 Columbia University

Disaggregating Corpus Christi: The Illiberal Implications Of Hobby Lobby's Right To Free Exercise, Katharine Jackson

Katharine Jackson

This paper first examines and critiques the group rights to religious exercise derived from the three ontologies of the corporation suggested by different legal conceptions of corporate personhood often invoked by Courts. Finding the implicated groups rights inimical to individual religious freedom, the paper then presents an argument as to why a discourse of intra-corporate toleration and voluntariness does a better job at protecting religious liberty.


A New Constitutive Commitment To Water, Sharmila L. Murthy 2016 Suffolk University Law School

A New Constitutive Commitment To Water, Sharmila L. Murthy

Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice

Cass Sunstein coined the term “constitutive commitment” to refer to an idea that falls short of a constitutional right but that has attained near-constitutional significance. This Article argues that access to safe and affordable water for drinking, hygiene, and sanitation has attained this status and that national legislation is needed to realize this new constitutive commitment. Following the termination of water to thousands of households in Detroit, residents and community organizations filed an adversary complaint in Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings seeking a six-month moratorium on the disconnections. The bankruptcy court dismissed the case, accurately finding that “there is no constitutional ...


No Refuge: Hungarian Romani Refugee Claimants In Canada, Sean Rehaag, Julianna Beaudoin, Jennifer Danch 2016 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

No Refuge: Hungarian Romani Refugee Claimants In Canada, Sean Rehaag, Julianna Beaudoin, Jennifer Danch

Osgoode Hall Law Journal

From 2008 to 2012, thousands of Hungarian Roma sought asylum in Canada. Some political actors suggested that their claims were unfounded and demonstrated that Canada’s refugee processes were vulnerable to abuse. In contrast, advocates for refugees argued that persecution against Roma was rampant in Hungary and noted that hundreds of Hungarian Roma were granted refugee status in Canada. Much of this debate has occurred in an evidentiary vacuum. This article fills this vacuum through a qualitative and quantitative study of Hungarian Romani refugee claims. First, the context of the study is discussed. Then, the article explores the experiences of ...


Terrorism: The Proposed United States Draft Convention, William T. Bennett 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Terrorism: The Proposed United States Draft Convention, William T. Bennett

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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The International Court And South West Africa: Latest Phase, Antony J.M. Zuijdwijk 2016 University of Toronto

The International Court And South West Africa: Latest Phase, Antony J.M. Zuijdwijk

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Complexity Analysis: A Preliminary Step Toward A General Systems Theory Of International Law, James L. Hildebrand 2016 Harvard Law School

Complexity Analysis: A Preliminary Step Toward A General Systems Theory Of International Law, James L. Hildebrand

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


A Rejoinder To G. Skinner's Rethinking Limited Liability Of Parent Corporations For Foreign Subsidiaries' Violations Of International Human Rights Law, Radu Mares 2016 Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

A Rejoinder To G. Skinner's Rethinking Limited Liability Of Parent Corporations For Foreign Subsidiaries' Violations Of International Human Rights Law, Radu Mares

Washington and Lee Law Review Online

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Imagined Identities: Defining The Racial Group In The Crime Of Genocide, Carola Lingaas 2016 University of Oslo

Imagined Identities: Defining The Racial Group In The Crime Of Genocide, Carola Lingaas

Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal

The provisions on genocide protect four exclusive, amongst others the racial, groups. Yet, international criminal tribunals are manifestly uncomfortable with collective groupings and interpret ‘race’ rather inconsistently. Nevertheless, there is a tendency to a subjective approach based upon the perpetrator’s perception of the targeted group. The victim’s membership is accordingly not determined objectively, but by the perception of differentness. This article incorporates the theory of imagined identities into law, thereby providing tribunals with a tool to define ‘race’. Its essence is that even if the group does not exist, it must be granted protection because of its perceived ...


Editors' Introduction, Melanie O'Brien, JoAnn DiGeorgio-Lutz, Lior Zylberman, Christian Gudehus, Douglas Irvin-Erickson, Randle DeFalco, Hilary Earl 2016 University of Queensland

Editors' Introduction, Melanie O'Brien, Joann Digeorgio-Lutz, Lior Zylberman, Christian Gudehus, Douglas Irvin-Erickson, Randle Defalco, Hilary Earl

Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal

No abstract provided.


Genocide And The Rape Of Armenia, Jeremiah Harrelson 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Genocide And The Rape Of Armenia, Jeremiah Harrelson

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


International Court Of Justice: United States Of America V. Republic Of Turkey, Simeon A. Morbey 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

International Court Of Justice: United States Of America V. Republic Of Turkey, Simeon A. Morbey

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Legislating Against Genocide Denial: Criminalizing Denial Or Preventing Free Speech?, Roger W. Smith 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Legislating Against Genocide Denial: Criminalizing Denial Or Preventing Free Speech?, Roger W. Smith

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Was There An Armenian Genocide?, Geoffrey Robertson 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Was There An Armenian Genocide?, Geoffrey Robertson

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


The Armenian Genocide As A Dual Problem Of National And International Law, Vahakn N. Dadrian 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

The Armenian Genocide As A Dual Problem Of National And International Law, Vahakn N. Dadrian

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Retroactive Application Of The Genocide Convention, William A. Schabas 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Retroactive Application Of The Genocide Convention, William A. Schabas

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Armenian Genocide "Yesterday And Today", Eren Keskin 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Armenian Genocide "Yesterday And Today", Eren Keskin

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Elusive Equality: The Armenian Genocide And The Failure Of Ottoman Legal Reform, Mark L. Movsesian 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Elusive Equality: The Armenian Genocide And The Failure Of Ottoman Legal Reform, Mark L. Movsesian

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Terrorism, Defensive Torture And The Crisis In International Rights Law, R. Mary Hayden Lemmons 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Terrorism, Defensive Torture And The Crisis In International Rights Law, R. Mary Hayden Lemmons

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


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