The European Court of Human Rights has rendered three judgments today regarding Russian detention centers. Firstly, in Allahverdiyev v. Azerbaijan, Allahverdiyev was charged with kidnapping and was taken into custody in March of 2008 for a three month pre-trial detention. He appealed his detention to no [...]
Mar 8th, 2014 by Crystal Green
Recently, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made public its Order Instituting Administrative and Cease-and-Desist Proceedings (the “Order”) In the Matter of Credit Suisse Group AG. Under the Order, Credit Suisse agreed to admit wrongdoing and pay $196 million to settle SEC charges that Credit Suisse violated [...]
Mar 7th, 2014 by aabdelaziz
The case of Dilipak and Karakaya v. Turkey concerns a judgment against two journalists, after hearing in their absence, for having written articles that were considered offensive towards a high-ranking dignitary in the army.
Applicants Abdurrahman Dilipak and Hasan Karakaya are Turkish nationals who worked at a daily newspaper “Akit”. [...]
POST WRITTEN BY: Faiza Jamil ’15
In the words of Albert Einstein,
it has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
The use of technology is embedded in nearly every person’s life. Over the past few decades, we have seen a significant improvement in the technological field from hand held electronic devices to unmanned aerial [...]
Mar 3rd, 2014 by Joseph Fortunato
Tensions rise as military movements taken by Russia occur within the Ukraine. President Obama made sure President Vladimir Putin, Russia President, knew “the United States will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine.”
I’m sure many [...]