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.
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?
President Ramaphosa seeks to address the South African rape crisis. He suggested changes to sentencing for offenders and better skilled police and prosecutors. But will these changes be enough to address the crisis?
The Gilets Janues have been protesting in France due to high oil taxes and a poor economy. Recently the protestors received concessions from the French government. What are the results of these concessions for the French economy.
Should juvenile offenders be punished punitively or restoratively? The Convention on the Rights of the Child endorses a restorative approach, emphasizing the rehabilitative promise in young offenders. Norway and 195 other jurisdictions have adopted this approach; however, the United States has not. This blog discusses Norway’s restorative juvenile justice system and urges the United States to adopt the same.
Diesel was once thought to be a potential solution to global warming because it produces less carbon dioxide than regular gasoline. Now older model diesel vehicles are being banned in cities across Germany to help improve air quality.