MSU International Law Revew: March 2016 Newsletter
International Law Review--the second largest journal at Michigan State University College of Law--was established in 1992 as The Journal of International Law & Practice at The Detroit College of Law. Since our inception, ILR has committed to the study and promotion of cutting edge legal issues at home and abroad. Our publications and annual symposia highlight our dedication to bringing the world to MSU Law and taking MSU Law out into the world.
Congratulations to MSU ILR's newly selected Editorial Board!
As ILR enters its 25th year, it is our pleasure to announce the Michigan State International Law Review Editorial Board for the 2016-2017 academic year. We look forward to the incoming E-Board continuing ILR's tradition of excellence.
Editor-in-Chief: Stephen Ragatzki
Executive Editor: Tyler Seling
Managing Editors: Abbie Carver; Courtney McCausland; Savannah Priebe
Notes and Comments Editors: Calla Ketchens; Laura Bassett
Online Managing Editor: Gary Gonzalez
Articles Editors: Bradley Bourne; Andrea Fogelsinger; Andrew Hargrove; Kelly Kane; Hilary McDaniel
Assistant Articles Editor: Kelsey Janssen
Congratulations to MSU ILR members on the completion of your student notes!
ongratulations to all Michigan State University International Law Review members on the completion of your student notes!
Congratulations all members on reaching your goals. The MSU ILR E-Board knows what was involved in getting it accomplished and all the dedication needed during that process. We are so proud of everyone for making every effort to achieve that goal. You have all worked hard, and proved to yourselves and everyone else what you are capable of. Again, congrats!
Recent Legal Forum Publications: March 2016 Edition
By: Kaitlin Allen.
Planning on traveling abroad soon? New taxes like the one Venice recently passed may make it more expensive.
By: Emily Bauer.
Interested in learning more about how the lack of surrogacy regulation in Ireland has resulted in fertility tourism? Check out this new blog post to learn more.
In October 2018, Jair Bolsonaro was elected the 38th president of Brazil, taking office on January 1, 2019. The President’s Campaign rhetoric led environmentalists to worry about the future of the Brazilian Amazon.
Although the Eiffel Tower is nearly 130 years old, the relatively new lights on the structure are still protected by copyright law. Because of the long term of copyright law in the European Union and France’s decision to opt out on provisions that put buildings on public streets out of reach of copyright, it is technically copyright infringement to take a picture of, reproduce, repost, or otherwise distribute pictures of the Eiffel Tower at night.
The journey for many migrants traveling through Libya to Europe is becoming increasing dangerous due to lawless actions and dire conditions, forcing the international community to take a second glance at Libya.
Interested in learning about the resettlement of Syrian Refugees in Canada? This blog post briefly explains the difference between asylum, resettlement, and whether Canada’s immigration systems are really as “liberal” as they are claimed to be.
By Clark Belanger
To combat rampant boosting in competitive video games, the South Korean National Assembly recently passed a law that criminalizes boosting. Those who are caught boosting will be fined up to 20 million won and two years of prison.
Iraq has been subjected to western warmongering and internal government soul searching for the last quarter century and countless individuals have been displaced. With refugees and former Iraqi nationals in abundance in various host countries around the world—should governments be returning Iraqi nationals to Iraq against their will?