International Obligations from the Political to the Personal: How Greece’s Suspension of Asylum Violates International Law and Basic Human Dignity

By Kristen Davis   In March 2016, Turkey and the EU signed an agreement (colloquially known as the “EU-Turkey Deal”) that arranged for Turkey to stop the number of refugee arrivals in the EU bloc in exchange for… Read More

An Overview of the Lawsuit Against Canada Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Yiwen Hao On the eve of Canada’s presidential election, six out of the twelve pending lawsuits against the expansion of Trans Mountain Pipeline were allowed to proceed by Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal.[1] This second challenge against… Read More

Inclusive Design 30 Years After the Passage of the ADA: The Ongoing Fight for Accessibility and the Struggles Faced in Complying with Requirements

By Kinga Fenikowska   July 26, 2020 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).[1] When the ADA was passed and signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, millions of Americans rejoiced at… Read More

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: How a Multi-Trillion Dollar Project Could Affect Global Energy Trade Agreements

By Sara Jenkins   The Belt and Road Initiative: In 2013, China’s President, Xi JinPing, announced a plan to invest in various infrastructure projects along the ancient silk road route to connect Asian, African, and European countries while… Read More