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  • 9
    Aug

    2019

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    The Child’s Right to Development

    International children’s rights law, primarily the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was adopted 30 years ago on 20 November 1989, dedicates much attention to facilitating the ability of...

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  • 6
    Aug

    2019

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    Information overload in the legal sphere

    TMI (“too much information”), TLDR (“too long; didn’t read”), and DNC (“does not compute”).  These acronyms offer painful reminders of our contemporary relationship with information.  ...

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  • 6
    Aug

    2019

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    Who runs the joint? Gangs and social order in...

    To most people, life in prison is a mystery. In a new study, we examine many aspects of prison life, with a special focus on the role of gangs. We interviewed 802 inmates in prison in Texas, half of whom...

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  • 6
    Aug

    2019

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    Powerful but legally non-existent?

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) brings together 57 participating states, including the USA and Russia, which makes it the world’s largest regional security organisation....

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    Aug

    2019

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    Of bias and frames: Forgotten episodes and...

    Cambridge Author, Marcos Zunino, talks about Transitional Justice and his new book - Justice Framed: A Genealogy of Transitional Justice....

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  • 29
    Jul

    2019

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    Judges Under Attack

    In our world, judicial independence is perennially contested.  Threats from the political branch pose obstacles to judges’ ability to perform their constitutional duties. Marie Seong-Hak Kim tal...

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  • 17
    Jul

    2019

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    Is Sovereignty dead?

    Today, as new theories of post-sovereignty and new world order emerge, China has been considered a stronghold of Westphalian sovereignty and, as an emerging global power, issues of sovereignty continu...

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  • 9
    Jul

    2019

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    The Dilemma of Migrant Rights

    Controversies surrounding the treatment of vulnerable migrants top the news almost daily. Cambridge Author, Moritz Baumgärtel, explores more below....

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