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Month: October 2014

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The Revolution Will Not Be Legitimized

CC image courtesy of gnuckx The Revolution Will Not Be Legitimized: Armed Resistance in Occupied Palestine by Jordan Calazan Manalastas* It is said that when the invincibly oblivious Louis XVI first heard about the raid on the Bastille, the good king exclaimed, “But good God! That is a revolt!” The duc de la Rouchefoucauld replied, “No,…

Oct 2014

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The Root’s Necessity

CC image courtesy of Yenia Rivarola The Root’s Necessity: A Critique of the Top-Down Approach to International Standards for Genetically Modified Crops and Biofuels by Emily Sellers*  I. Introduction Initially touted as panaceas to the world’s food and energy crises, Genetically Modified (GM) crops and biofuels have now engendered debate about their long-term costs and benefits. Although…

Oct 2014

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The Daimler Decision and Personal Jurisdiction

CC image courtesy of autohistorian The Daimler Decision and Personal Jurisdiction by Connor O’Shea* I. Introduction      In the Supreme Court’s decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, handed down in January, the Court tackled the thorny issue of personal jurisdiction.[1] The case, which involved a suit by foreign plaintiffs under the Alien Tort Statute and the Torture…

Oct 2014