Differences between the Canadian and American Legal System

  Coming to law school in the United States, as a born and raised Canadian, left for a huge gap in practical knowledge of the law. Growing up in Canada, you have the Charter of Rights and Freedoms[i]… Read More

Amexit? Can Trump leave NAFTA & What Would Happen if he did

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the position of JLIA, Penn State Law, School of International Affairs, or Pennsylvania State University.   On June 23,… Read More

The Fight for the Right to Be Let Alone: A New Frontier in Intersex Rights

  “The makers of the Constitution conferred the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by all civilized men- the right to be let alone.” Justice Louis D. Brandeis   Intersex rights are the new frontier… Read More

[Series] Prosecuting War Crimes: Progress on Prosecuting Sexual Violence Crimes

The Bosnian conflict is best understood by looking back in history to the founding of Yugoslavia. In 1943, the six republics of Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Macedonia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina came together under a banner of “brotherhood and unity.”[1] This… Read More