Banning Russia from 2018 Olympics after Doping Scandal: Legal Analysis and Ramifications

Banning Russia from 2018 Olympics after Doping Scandal: Legal Analysis and Ramifications

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By: Alexandra Stafford.

No Russian flag, no Russian anthem –the decision by IOC to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics shocked the sports community. An interesting legal analysis of the Olympic Charter, WADA, the appeals process of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and Russia’s possible arguments.

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Venezuela’s Controversial Constitution Rewrite

Venezuela’s Controversial Constitution Rewrite

By: Alexandra Stafford.

Is it possible to rewrite a Constitution? Is it possible to do so avoiding volatile public upheaval? Venezuela is facing these issues after the announcement by President Nicolas Madura to rewrite the Venezuelan Constitution.

 

Image attribution: By Jonathan Alvarez C (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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