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Public International Law

Public International Law

What is meant by public international law? The Law of Nations, or public international law, is a body of rules designed to control how objects of international law engage with one another in international relations. Public international law rules help to maintain generally stable, orderly, and consistent international interactions by providing a common framework for […]

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What is International Law?

Uphold International Law

On Tanganyika Lake near Uvira, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (2012), Uruguayan peacekeepers with MONUSCO, whose mission was to protect commercial navigation against piracy and armed groups, are shown Uphold International Law practicing ship-boarding. The Lake Tanganyika Authority, which has international legal personality and legal capacity, was established by the Convention on the Sustainable

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Citizens United

Citizens United Explained

The contentious Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which overturned century-old campaign finance laws and allowed corporations and other outside organizations to spend as much money as they want on elections, will turn ten years old on January 21, 2020. Although corporations, special interest organizations, and affluent contributors have always had a disproportionate amount

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