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Chelsea Swanson
They Can’t Have it Both Ways: Why States Cannot Fight Sex Trafficking While Simultaneously Legalizing Prostitution

The following is an excerpt from a law student note by Chelsea Swanson, 2015 J.D. candidate at the University of Georgia. Footnotes have been omitted. A .pdf version of the entire note, including footnotes, can be downloaded from the link below the post...

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Anti-Money Laundering -- Dealing with Politically Exposed Persons

by Prof. William H. Byrnes IV and Dr. Robert J. Munro Introduction A Politically Exposed Person (PEP) is a person that has been delegated with a powerful, foreign public position either formerly or currently. Family members and close associates...

John Balouziyeh
Book Review: International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules

Authors: Göran Sluiter (ed.), Håkan Friman (ed.), Suzannah Linton (ed.), Sergey Vasiliev (ed.), Salvatore Zappalà (ed.) “A monumental study that consolidates and organizes the rules governing the burgeoning field of international...

Lisa M. Schaeffer
Supreme Court Denies Cert, Refuses To Consider Order Compelling Arbitration

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 9 denied a petition for certiorari filed by a seaman who sought review of a decision that his injury-related claims must be arbitrated under his employment contact with a cruise...

Thomas A. Telesca
Pitfalls of the Madrid Protocol – Just Ask Fiat

Italian car maker Fiat sought to extend the protection in the United States of an international registration for the trademark FIAT 500 for “retail store and on-line retail store services featuring a wide variety of consumer goods and others.”...

John Balouziyeh
Russia’s Annexation of Crimea: An Analysis under the Principles of Jus ad Bellum

Introduction The Legality of the Use of Force under the UN Charter In the devastating aftermath of World War II, the international community came together to prohibit the use of force in international relations. The Charter of the United Nations...