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Concerns With Strengthening The U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  International Law  /  No Comments

The attacks in Paris raised concerns on both sides of the Atlantic after investigators discovered a Syrian passport near the remains of one of the suicide bombers connected with ISIS. Instantly, conversations erupted amongst U.S. politicians on whether to continue accepting Syrian refugees. New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) said, “a pause may be necessary” […]

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Economics and Tech Giants in Sino-American Relations

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  Cybersecurity, Economy / Trade, International Law  /  No Comments

Thinking of China and Chinese history, certain things come immediately to mind. The Great Leap Forward, an economic and social campaign under Mao Zedong aimed at rapidly industrializing the country’s agrarian economy is an event most have heard of. Many of us have also heard of the Great Fire Wall, a legislative tool used by […]

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Should The United States Heighten Airport Security Abroad?

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  National Security Law  /  No Comments

We all know the process, remove all liquids from your bag, place your shoes on the x-ray belt, walk through the metal detector, etc. Travelling has always been a hassle and there has always been a level of security at airports and flights but it was not until after the events that transpired on September […]

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The Third Party Records Doctrine in the Digital Age

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  Fourth Amendment, National Security Law, Right to Privacy Online, Searches & Seizures  /  No Comments

In 2013, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s concurring opinion in United States v. Jones received effusive media coverage.[1] In Jones, the Court held that the Government’s installation of a GPS device on a vehicle, and its use of that device to monitor the movements of the vehicle, constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment.[2] Associate Justice […]

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