Integration without Ratification

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Features, Slideshow

The European debt crisis illuminates a curious dual phenomenon: the rapid integration of crucial policy areas, happening in circumvention of EU core treaties.

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If a Drone Flies in Yemen: The United States and the Modern Definition of War

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in International Law, Slideshow

In recent decades, definitions of war have been blurred, power has slipped from Congress, and non-military actors have entered the military sphere.

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Spot the Hacker: Combating Cyberwarfare under the International Rule of Law

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in International Law, Slideshow

Non-lethal cyber attacks, conducted by obscure perpetrators, baffle governments—and traditional theories of war.

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When the Levers Broke: Education Finance in Texas

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Domestic Law, Slideshow

Years of Texas Supreme Court interference have exposed the Court’s inadequacy to adjudicate education finance.

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Juvenile Justice: Why Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentences are a Mistake

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Domestic Law, Slideshow

The U.S. is the only country in which youths serve life prison sentences.

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