Must a New Nation Return Property Seized by a Prior Regime?

Must a New Nation Return Property Seized by a Prior Regime?

By Savannah Priebe.

 

World War II wounds have once again resurfaced in the form of legal action, this time against the country of Croatia. Descendants of Croatian Serbs, Jews and Roma are now seeking repayment for their relatives' seized property and suffering during World War II. This post analyzes this current controversy under adhere to the intent of the UNIDROIT convention and Croatia's responsibility to repatriate any property now its its control from World War II.

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Germany’s Role in the Medical Marijuana Revolution

Germany’s Role in the Medical Marijuana Revolution

By Savannah Priebe.

In January of 2017, the German Parliament approved to legalize medical marijuana. Today's blog post discusses the global trend to legalize medical marijuana. In particular, the article discusses how the new German law will work and how it may impact neighboring countries and, potentially, the world.

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Deteriorating Relationships Between Russia and the West

Deteriorating Relationships Between Russia and the West

By Savannah Priebe.

In 2008 Russia invaded Georgia claiming it was defending its citizens living there. Then, in 2013, Russia involved itself the conflict in the Ukraine. Most recently, Russia has gotten involved with the conflict in Syria. These actions have stirred up dissent by Western Nations. Today's post discusses the international agreements that govern the claims against Russia and their implications.

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