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Global Public Interests in International Investment Law

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Hansel T. Pham

On April 10, 2015, former ASIL President David Caron moderated a lively discussion on “Global Public Interests in International Investment Law.”  He was joined by a panel of distin

Istanbul Convention Poised to Enhance Global Efforts to Eradicate Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

Participants of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign from November 25 to December 10, 2014 had a newly enforceable instrument with which to galvanize action against violence against women (VAW) and domestic violence (DV).

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Mridula Shrestha
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European Court of Human Rights Upholds France’s Ban on the Full-Face Veil

On July 13, 2010 and September 14, 2010, respectively, the French National Assembly and Senate passed a law banning the wearing of “clothing designed to conceal the face” in public areas.

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Uzma S. Burney
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CEDAW and CRC Report Clarifies States’ Obligations Regarding Harmful Practices against Women and Girls (November 4, 2014)

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Caitlin Behles

On November 4, 2014, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) released a