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International Human Rights Law and Discrepancies With Recent Jurisprudence and US Asylum Law
For many years, states have protected individuals and groups who were being persecuted and whose rights were being violated. Today's legislative body for the protection of human rights, though, is largely the product of the second half of the 20th century.

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Strategic Purchasing in the Health Sector and Trade Law Implications
On the eve of the UHC 2030 conference in Tokyo in December 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank released their report on the status of health care in the world.
Issues Not Addressed in the Paris Agreement: Climate Change Refugees
The Paris Agreement for the first time brings all parties, developed and developing countries, together to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects by requiring that they: (1) submit nationally determined contributions (NDCs) every five years; (2) report regularly on their emissions; and (3) communicate their implementation efforts.
Arbitration Rules for Disputes Arising from Outer Space Activity
Space law came into its own starting with the 1967 Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (Outer Space Treaty) and continuing to the 2011 Optional Rules of the Arbitration of Disputes Relating to Outer Space Activities (Outer Space Rules).
Lessons From Picasso's Copyrights: Pleading, Proving, and Arguing Foreign Law in US Courts
The great artist Pablo Picasso changed the world's fundamental notions of art in the 20th century. Now, battles over his artistic legacy shape how our courts view questions of foreign law.
Labor Rights in Cambodia and Female Construction Workers
Cambodia is a country in transition as a result of three decades of internal violence encompassing three critical periods: (1) the Khmer Rouge regime ("KRR") (1975-1979); (2) a period of Vietnamese-backed socialist rule (1979-1989); and (3) the civic conflict that continued until the arrival of the United Nations ("UN") Transitional Authority in 1992.
Fulbright Program Support in the Face of Drastic Proposed Budgetary Cuts
The continued viability of the Fulbright Program is at risk, but it is not too late to preserve this treasure of American diplomacy and goodwill for the world.
The Right to Education in the United States and Abroad: A Comparative Analysis of Constitutional Language and Academic Achievement
This article analyzes the right to education in the United States and around the world while addressing the potential correlation of constitutional language to academic achievement.