19Dec
By: Phil On: December 19, 2016 In: Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, Service of Process Comments: 0

Looking back on the actual effects of NAFTA after 20 years, it appears to have met some of its goals, while other problems it was designed to solve still exist.

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19Dec
By: Aaron On: December 19, 2016 In: Evidence Taking, International Law, Service of Process Comments: 3

Although the hundreds of legal systems in the world differ greatly, their roots and differences can be traced to two distinct sources: the English common law, which has evolved over a millennium, and the Napoleonic Code, which dawned at the turn of the 19th century.

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19Dec
By: Autumn On: December 19, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Many people have heard about Kenya's political struggles at some point. Put these current news stories in perspective by learning the facts of Kenya's history.

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15Dec
By: Autumn On: December 15, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

A country with a tumultuous history marked by oppression and unrest, Syria is consistently in a state of flux. Despite being led by an ostensibly democratically elected leader, this Middle Eastern nation is perpetually on the the tipping point between peace and revolt.

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15Dec
By: Aaron On: December 15, 2016 In: International Law, International Litigation Comments: 0

International law is an often used — and often misused — term. Its definition first requires an isolated look at the word international. From the Latin for between nations, the word refers to any connection that occurs across borders.

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15Dec
By: Autumn On: December 15, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Once considered the Red Menace, Russia is a nation with a complex cultural and political history. Read on for a guide to the former USSR -- the land of Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy; glasnost and perestroika; and St. Basil's Cathedral.

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15Dec
By: Autumn On: December 15, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Indonesia has a rich and fascinating history. As its elections approach in the coming year, you can expect to be seeing more about this country in the news. Be prepared by brushing up on some facts about Indonesia.

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15Dec
By: Katherine On: December 15, 2016 In: International Law, Legal Translation Comments: 0

With two cases pending before the US Supreme Court on the validity of same-sex marriages, the tide may be turning in favor of gay marriage in the United States. But this isn’t just an issue in the US — many other countries have recently adopted bills legalizing same-sex marriage.

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14Dec
By: Autumn On: December 14, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Mali has been appearing on the news a lot lately due the Tuareg rebellion that has been taking place since 2012. But the West African nation of Mali has a history few people who read the news are aware of.

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14Dec
By: Autumn On: December 14, 2016 In: International Law Comments: 0

Egypt's political instability has drawn international news coverage for years. Unfortuantely, Egypt's rich history is often left out of news bulletins. Learn about the historical context of current events in Egypt.

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