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Hong Kong: An Eastern Protest for Western Freedom

 

 

By: David McDonald Hong Kong, long considered a gateway for investment between a closed-off China and the rest of the world, might be moving from a haven of democracy in the East to a city of oppression similar to the rest of China. Protests in June, estimated to consist of hundreds of thousands to over […]

 

 

What’s happening in India? Islamophobic Overtones of the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens

 

 

By: Fahim Gulamali In December 2019, India passed a Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), changing the country’s 1955 citizenship legislation and prompting an onslaught of violence between the law’s proponents and opponents.[1] The CAA provides a path to citizenship for six religious minority communities belonging to Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.[2] It grants Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, […]

 

 

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Hong Kong: An Eastern Protest for Western Freedom

 

 

By: David McDonald Hong Kong, long considered a gateway for investment between a closed-off China and the rest of the world, might be moving from a haven of democracy in the East to a city of oppression similar to the rest of China. Protests in June, estimated to consist of hundreds of thousands to over […]

 

 

What’s happening in India? Islamophobic Overtones of the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens

 

 

By: Fahim Gulamali In December 2019, India passed a Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), changing the country’s 1955 citizenship legislation and prompting an onslaught of violence between the law’s proponents and opponents.[1] The CAA provides a path to citizenship for six religious minority communities belonging to Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.[2] It grants Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, […]

 

 

Racism and Classism During a National Pandemic: Will America Ever be the Same Again?

 

 

By: Jordan Rhodes  The COVID-19 virus has forced countries all over the world to adopt unprecedented responses to restrict the spread of the disease. As the virus has reached the United States, most if not all Americans have been impacted in some way or another. There has always been a line in the sand dividing […]

 

 

A Comparison of Criminal and Civil Contempt

 

 

By: Christian Maroni Indirect criminal and civil contempt arise from out of court conduct that is inconsistent with a Judge’s order. An action in violation of a court order can justify both civil and criminal contempt sanctions simultaneously. However civil and criminal contempt sanctions are distinguished by the character and purpose of the penalty involved. […]

 

 

Using the NMSA as a Vehicle for Public Awareness

 

 

As argued in Dave Owen’s case note “The Disappointing History of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act,” our marine resources are inadequately protected by federal law in the United States.[1] Since the publication of Owen’s piece in 2003, the threats to these resources have intensified at a worrisome scale and the resources themselves have simultaneously become […]

 

 

 

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