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International Rights Affecting The Covid–19 Vaccine Race, Samantha Johnson May 2022

International Rights Affecting The Covid–19 Vaccine Race, Samantha Johnson

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

The impact of the COVID–19 pandemic has been felt world-wide, and despite having several vaccines in the market at this point, there are still issues of accessibility for certain countries. International intellectual property law has been a breeding ground for the exploration of intellectual curiosity and creation as it provides strong protections to creators. These strong protections have allowed for the monopolization of certain goods, such as vaccines, under the concept of patents. While patents are important to incentivize pharmaceutical companies to create life–saving medicines, these protections have also become a barrier for access to medicines, especially in less–developed countries. …


Udhr: Our North Star For Global Social Justice Or An Imperial And Settler-Colonial Tool To Limit Our Conception Of Freedom?, Jeena Shah Oct 2019

Udhr: Our North Star For Global Social Justice Or An Imperial And Settler-Colonial Tool To Limit Our Conception Of Freedom?, Jeena Shah

Pace International Law Review

On April 5, 2019, PILR held their triennial symposium titled: Revisiting Human Rights: The Universal Declaration at 70. As a reflection of the event, a few panelists composed contribution pieces reflecting on the topic.


Reclaiming Refugee Rights As Human Rights, Roni Amit Oct 2019

Reclaiming Refugee Rights As Human Rights, Roni Amit

Pace International Law Review

On April 5, 2019, PILR held their triennial symposium titled: Revisiting Human Rights: The Universal Declaration at 70. As a reflection of the event, a few panelists composed contribution pieces reflecting on the topic.


The Uncertain Future Of Australia’S Pacific Solution, Chandra Roam Jun 2018

The Uncertain Future Of Australia’S Pacific Solution, Chandra Roam

San Diego International Law Journal

The plight of a refugee is one that many of us will never understand. However, the ugly truth is that there is a global rise in the number of displaced persons seeking asylum. By the end of 2015, the number of displaced persons surpassed post World War II numbers, prompting developed nations around the world to enforce, amend, or implement policies targeted at controlling the flood of refugees at their borders. This Comment examines the policies of Australia, a nation that has had strict immigration policies in place for decades. Specifically, it discusses the Australian stance on refugee migration and …


Human Rights Law And Racial Hate Speech Regulation In Australia: Reform And Replace?, Dr. Alan Berman Sep 2016

Human Rights Law And Racial Hate Speech Regulation In Australia: Reform And Replace?, Dr. Alan Berman

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Analyzing U.S. Commitment To Socioeconomic Human Rights, Philip C. Aka Jul 2015

Analyzing U.S. Commitment To Socioeconomic Human Rights, Philip C. Aka

Akron Law Review

This Article critiques the U.S. government’s approach to human rights. In particular, it assesses U.S. commitment to socioeconomic human rights. These guarantees encompass, among others, the right to work, including the securement of favorable conditions of work through participation in trade union activities, the right to social security, the right to food, the right to education, the right to adequate health care, and the right to housing, along with the general right to be free from extreme poverty. These rights were inspired by the Universal Declaration, and elaborated by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). This …


A Comparative Study Of Social And Economic Rights Of Asylum Seekers And Refugees In The United States And The United Kingdom, Bobana Ugarkovic Sep 2014

A Comparative Study Of Social And Economic Rights Of Asylum Seekers And Refugees In The United States And The United Kingdom, Bobana Ugarkovic

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Official, National, Common Or Unifying: Do Words Giving Legal Status To Language Diminish Linguistic Human Rights?, Paul C. Hale Sep 2014

Official, National, Common Or Unifying: Do Words Giving Legal Status To Language Diminish Linguistic Human Rights?, Paul C. Hale

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Role Of The Judiciary In The European Union's (De)Segregation Of Roma Students, Lindsey M. Green Sep 2014

The Role Of The Judiciary In The European Union's (De)Segregation Of Roma Students, Lindsey M. Green

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Targeting Demand: A New Approach To Curbing Human Trafficking In The United States, Morgan Brown Jan 2012

Targeting Demand: A New Approach To Curbing Human Trafficking In The United States, Morgan Brown

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

No abstract provided.


Socioeconomic Rights And Theories Of Justice, Jeremy Waldron Aug 2011

Socioeconomic Rights And Theories Of Justice, Jeremy Waldron

San Diego Law Review

This Article considers the relation between theories of justice - such as John Rawls's theory - and theories of socioeconomic rights. In different ways, these two kinds of theories address much of the same subject matter. But they are quite strikingly different in format and texture. Theories of socioeconomic rights defend particular line-item requirements: a right to this or that good or opportunity, such as housing, health care, education, and social security. Theories of justice tend to involve a more integrated normative account of a society's basic structure, though they differ considerably among themselves in their structure. So how exactly …


Pakistan’S Failed Commitment: How Pakistan's Institutionalized Persecution Of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Violates The International Covenant On Civil And Political Rights, Qasim Rashid Jan 2011

Pakistan’S Failed Commitment: How Pakistan's Institutionalized Persecution Of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Violates The International Covenant On Civil And Political Rights, Qasim Rashid

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

The United Nations (“UN”) adopted the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (“ICCPR”) in 1966 and officially implemented it in 1976 to ensure, among other guarantees, that no human is denied his or her right to equal voting, freedom of political association, due process of law, freedom of life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of assembly. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is among 166 nations that have signed and ratified the ICCPR. Since signing the ICCPR in 2008 and ratifying it in 2010, however, Pakistan has perpetuated state-sanctioned and violent persecution of religious minority groups such …


Misuse And Abuse Of Legal Argument By Analogy In Transjudicial Communication: The Case Of Zaheeruddin V. State, Amjad Mahmood Khan Jan 2011

Misuse And Abuse Of Legal Argument By Analogy In Transjudicial Communication: The Case Of Zaheeruddin V. State, Amjad Mahmood Khan

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

This article explores the risks and limits of transjudicial communication. In particular, I critique the scholarly contention that transjudicial communication can be built upon commonly accepted methods of legal reasoning. I argue that transnational courts do not uniformly understand or apply commonly accepted methods of legal reasoning, especially legal argument by analogy. As a result, transnational courts that utilize transjudicial communication can and do render specious, even destructive, judicial opinions. I analyze the case of Zaheeruddin v. State—a controversial decision by the Supreme Court of Pakistan that upheld the constitutionality of Pakistan’s antiblasphemy ordinances. The Supreme Court of Pakistan poorly …


The Essence Of Human Rights: A Religious Critique, Gordon Butler May 2009

The Essence Of Human Rights: A Religious Critique, Gordon Butler

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Lambs Into Lions: The Utilization Of Child Soldiers In The War In Iraq And Why International And Iraqi Laws Are Failing To Protect The Innocent, Anna-Liisa Jacobsen Jan 2008

Lambs Into Lions: The Utilization Of Child Soldiers In The War In Iraq And Why International And Iraqi Laws Are Failing To Protect The Innocent, Anna-Liisa Jacobsen

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

No abstract provided.


In Search Of A Balance Between Police Power And Privacy In The Cybercrime Treaty, D.C. Kennedy Jan 2002

In Search Of A Balance Between Police Power And Privacy In The Cybercrime Treaty, D.C. Kennedy

Richmond Journal of Law & Technology

Imagine that you wake up one morning, turn on your computer, and open an e-mail message with a catchy phrase in the subject line. Immediately after opening the e-mail’s attachment, your personal computer is severely damaged. Obviously having a bad day, you head to your job as an attorney for a multinational corporation. By the time you arrive at work, there has been damage to company computers across the globe. The monetary costs of the damage, coupled with the downtime, are astronomical. The CEO of your company is furious. You hope to diffuse the situation by informing your boss that …