(Lunch Lecture) War Crimes in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

As the attack on Ukraine by Russia continues, apparent war crimes have come to light, including the rape and execution of civilians; deliberate attacks on civilian objects such as hospitals, buildings, and schools; the pillage of captured towns; and the…

Briefing: Issues in Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

As the Russian attack on Ukraine continues to unfold, many consequential issues have arisen, including the unilateral and unprovoked attack of one sovereign nation on another, the use of force under international law, the rights and obligations concerning refugees, the…

(Lunch Lecture) Implications of Mass Government Surveillance

Governments are carrying out mass surveillance of the public through the bulk collection of calls and emails, real-time facial recognition cameras, hacking warrants, and location tracking. Does international law set standards for, or limit, mass surveillance? How does such surveillance…

Comparative Law

This course explores both scholarly and practitioner perspectives, as well as case law, to seek answers to issues of rights, social justice, inequalities, racial and gender discrimination and other constitutional issues through the lens of constitutional law and Bills of Rights.
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