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Detaining the Leak

 

 

FRANK FLORIO – On Friday, September 16, 2016, a Swedish appeals court ruled in favor of a request by Swedish prosecutors to detain Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, for suspicions of rape stemming from a 2010 incident.[1] Mr. Assange has not yet been charged and is wanted for questioning.[2] Although the alleged incident took place […]

 

 

US-Cuba Relations: A Step in the Right Direction

 

 

SIMON MORALES – In early June, President Obama restored diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba.[1] Shortly thereafter, on August 31, 2016, the first flight in over fifty years, landed in Santa Clara, Cuba.[2] A clear win for our foreign relations ties with Cuba. But is it? While many Cubans rejoiced to the idea of […]

 

 

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Detaining the Leak

 

 

FRANK FLORIO – On Friday, September 16, 2016, a Swedish appeals court ruled in favor of a request by Swedish prosecutors to detain Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, for suspicions of rape stemming from a 2010 incident.[1] Mr. Assange has not yet been charged and is wanted for questioning.[2] Although the alleged incident took place […]

 

 

US-Cuba Relations: A Step in the Right Direction

 

 

SIMON MORALES – In early June, President Obama restored diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba.[1] Shortly thereafter, on August 31, 2016, the first flight in over fifty years, landed in Santa Clara, Cuba.[2] A clear win for our foreign relations ties with Cuba. But is it? While many Cubans rejoiced to the idea of […]

 

 

Shopping for Citizenship?

 

 

JORDAN ISICOFF – The U.S. has treaties of trade or investment with a limited number of countries around the world. [1] Notably absent are treaties with Venezuela, Brazil, China, Russia and India.[2] Nationals of these countries have no pathway of seeking nonimmigrant visas through investment in the U.S.[3] Though there is no limitation on nationality for […]

 

 

Volume 23, Issue 2 Has Been Published!

 

 

The University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review is excited to announce the publication of Volume 23, Issue 2. For full access to this publication please visit the “Volume 23, Issue 2” page on the tab above. Stay tuned for more internationally focused student blog publications in the coming months.

 

 

Candy Contention: Survival of the Sweetest

 

 

NIKKI RIGL – Two of the chocolate giants—Mars and Nestle—have undergone disappointing branding incidents this year: Mars’ attempts to start selling M&Ms in Sweden and Nestle’s attempts to trademark the shape of its KitKat candy both fell flat.[1] Strangely enough, the rationales behind each decision seem to thematically contradict one another. In an effort to stop […]

 

 

 

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