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September 22, 2011
Piracy is taking center stage in the legal arena as the international community has seen a spike in the number of attacks in international waters, especially at the hands of...
May 23, 2011
When the Studia Humanitatis were created as a separate discipline in 14th century Italy, they were meant as both an aid and challenge to the already established professional...
May 12, 2011
The Australian Government last week filed a complaint at ICJ charging the Japanese whaling program off the Antarctic violated international ban of commercial whaling.  Oral...
May 10, 2011
The Foreign and International Law Collection staff received the following reference question this week: “In Pufendorf’s De Jure Naturae et Gentium Libri Octo there is...
May 10, 2011
Despite a significant navy that performs exercises on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia has been without direct access to the sea since 1879, when they lost their coastline to Chile in...
April 26, 2011
E-Signature Law Updated in Russia Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, signed into force a new federal law on electronic signatures, replacing the older 2002 law on the...
April 22, 2011
The Doha Development Round is the most current round of negotiations out of the World Trade Organization.  The objective of the round is to lower trade barriers, but because...

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