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From Prudence to Recklessness: Erdogan’s Risky Plays with International Law


Amidst abundant signs of turmoil and challenges in Turkey’s seemingly rudderless foreign policy, the country apparently needs a more diplomatic approach and legal expertise in international law rather than aggressive military posture in its immediate vicinity. As Turkey lurches into one crisis after another in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea, the prudent invocation […]

The Legal Information Service: Expanding Access to the Law


A proposal to provide free public access to legal information through a federally managed web portal. BY JONATHAN SCLARSIC You cannot Google the law—the United States has essentially privatized access to much of written law. This privatization has created an infamous industry that drives up legal costs and prevents many citizens from accessing important legal […]

Individual Bias or Systematic Discrimination? Clarifying the Legal Stakes of Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard


BY NATHANIEL EISEN What are the stakes of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard? Is affirmative action on the line, or just the jobs of a few discriminatory admissions staff? Experts disagree. The lawsuit, brought by a group representing Asian Americans who claim they were denied admission to Harvard College based on their race, […]

In Legal Academia, a War of Words over Whether to Mourn Justice Scalia


BY DANIEL TOSTADO Among all the numerous Latin phrases that I have picked up at law school, today this one is most apt: “De mortuis nihil nisi bonum,” –Do not speak ill of the dead. A war of words started innocuously enough on Sunday, when Georgetown Law Dean William Treanor issued a statement on behalf […]

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