Catalan Independence and the Human Right of Self-Determination

Catalan Independence and the Human Right of Self-Determination

By: Mikka Burrell.

Catalonia is a part of Spain geographically larger than some EU countries. However, the 7.5 million inhabitants of Catalonia neither speak Spanish nor consider themselves Spaniards. Does international law provide a foundation for the ongoing claims for Catalonian independence?

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Can a 4 Year Old Represent Herself in Immigration Court?

Can a 4 Year Old Represent Herself in Immigration Court?

By Monica Macias.

Sunday, November 20th, is the Universal Children's Day. Today's blog post provides an analysis of the problems children face in immigration court. In particular, the proceedings are viewed as "civil," and therefore, children are not entitled to representation by an attorney. Continue reading to learn about a possible solution for children in immigration court proceedings.

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