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The Pace Law Library has a growing Law in Film Collection. The following are some of the most recent additions to this collection, which is located on the main level of the library in our student lounge. All our patrons with borrowing privileges may check these films out for up to five days at no charge. […]

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Post written by Lucia Martinez Maroto, Comparative Law LLM candidate 2015, Pace Law School A Belgian court last month granted the right to die to a convict who had been imprisoned for over 30 years. The inmate claimed that he was suffering from “unbearable psychological pain” and therefore requested the right to put an end […]

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Post written by Oscar Zenteno, Global Environmental Law, LLM candidate 2015,  Pace Law School Globalization has brought great changes to the world. The interconnection of the countries has allowed an ongoing industrialization along with global economic growth, creating more jobs, development of new technologies and has facilitated a cultural immersion. However, boundless development comes at […]

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Post written by Mariana Delgado, LLM candidate 2015, Pace Law School This year’s twentieth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosted by the Government of Peru in Lima. The UNFCCC entered into force on March 21, 1994 and it recognized […]

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Post written by Kendra Medina, LLM candidate 2015, Pace Law School. As the technology evolves, different techniques for assisted reproduction have developed. The possibility of preserving embryos is now a reality that allows infertile or same sex couples, as well as single or ill individuals, to preserve their gametes for years in order to plan […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Bani Kohar Harahap (LL.M Candidate at Pace Law School, May 2015). Indonesia, which is based on Civil Law, does not use a jury system to decide criminal cases or civil cases. In Indonesia, religion is a major principal in the nation, and the spirit of Pancasila (the symbol of Indonesia) is the […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Mai Kemmochi, LLM Pace Law School (’15) and Doctoral Program of Sophia University (’17). “Saiban-in” is a special position introduced in 2009 in the Japanese judicial system. It corresponds to the jury in the U.S. For every case, six persons are randomly chosen from citizens who are 20 years of age or […]

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POST WRITTEN BY: Simon K. Kieser, Pace Law School, LLM Candidate in Global Environmental Law, 2015; Awardee of the Richard L. Ottinger Environmental Scholarship; Graduate Studies Liaison, Student Bar Association; LLM Representative, Environmental Law Society. Thanks to today’s international media network, information is shared more easily than ever, putting increasing pressure on companies to do the right thing. Unfortunately, […]

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The ICTY in its weekly press briefing reported that the trial of Radovan Karadžić concluded on October 7, 2014, after 497 trial days, and according to the most recent estimate, the judgment is expected to be delivered by the Trial Chamber in October 2015. The Office of the Prosecutor presented evidence from 336 witnesses of […]

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In a October 13, 2014 appearance on Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed. TV program, Prof. Thomas M. McDonnell addressed the challenge posed by the rise of ISIS. He explained “what led to the situation we now face in the war torn countries, and discusse[d] how our involvement should be open to a national debate.” In the interview, […]

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