More Violence for the People of Lomas de Poleo

By Evan Wilson How many times must David fight Goliath? That is something the people of the dusty neighborhood called Lomas de Poleo on the western outskirts of Ciudad Juárez in Chihuahua, Mexico have probably often wondered. Since 2002, the…

Red Cross Responds to Haitian Earthquake Victims

Isabelle Daoust visited American University Washington College of Law (WCL) on January 20, 2010 to discuss relief efforts after the Haitian earthquake on January 12, 2010. Ms. Daost, a graduate of McGill University, Faculty of Law, has worked for both…

After set-backs, first same-sex marriage in Argentina

By Tracey Begley The legal and political debate in Argentina over same-sex marriage reflects the tension between two differing opinions: that the ability to marry is a fundamental right which may be achieved through judicial interpretation, and that the legality…