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Article 50: The British High Court Decides Who Pulls the Brexit Trigger

 

 

GINA BRIGNOLA – On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum in which nearly 52% of voters decided to leave the European Union.[1] Since then, the UK has gained a new Prime Minister, Theresa May, who has pledged to uphold the will of the people and lead the UK in leaving the EU, a […]

 

 

The 2020 U.S. Census’ New Ethnic Category for Middle Easterners and North Africans

 

 

JENNIFER HELMY – A proposed new ethnic category for individuals of Middle Eastern and North African (“MENA”) descent may be added to the United States Census for the first time in forty years.[1] The White House Office of Management and Budget will make a final decision regarding the form,[2] and Congress would need to approve this […]

 

 

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Article 50: The British High Court Decides Who Pulls the Brexit Trigger

 

 

GINA BRIGNOLA – On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum in which nearly 52% of voters decided to leave the European Union.[1] Since then, the UK has gained a new Prime Minister, Theresa May, who has pledged to uphold the will of the people and lead the UK in leaving the EU, a […]

 

 

The Campaign for Mosul: Possible Victory for Iraq, Terror for Civilians

 

 

LINA MESA – In early June 2014, the city of Mosul succumbed to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).[1] Iraqi forces, plagued by neglect and corruption, fled as ISIS launched its attack.[2] It took ISIS less than a week to take hold of Iraq’s second-largest city.[3] However, on October 17, 2016, the Campaign […]

 

 

The 2020 U.S. Census’ New Ethnic Category for Middle Easterners and North Africans

 

 

JENNIFER HELMY – A proposed new ethnic category for individuals of Middle Eastern and North African (“MENA”) descent may be added to the United States Census for the first time in forty years.[1] The White House Office of Management and Budget will make a final decision regarding the form,[2] and Congress would need to approve this […]

 

 

Are Mobile App Companies Hurting the Fight Against Terrorism?

 

 

ANDREI DAMBULEFF – On the forefront of many American minds today is the threat ISIS may pose to the safety and established freedoms people hold dear. Watching even one of the three presidential debates would have made this pellucid. And despite what one candidate has said about going in and simply stopping ISIS, the reality of […]

 

 

A New Body of International Criminal Law Rises from The Dust of Crumbling Walls

 

 

CLAUDIA RUIZ – On September 27, 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) handed down an unprecedented sentence of nine years’ imprisonment against Ahmad al Faqi al Mahdi for the destruction of at least nine protected mausoleums and one mosque in Timbuktu, Mali. [1] This is the first instance in which the ICC has prosecuted the […]

 

 

 

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