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December 3 – 2013 | One Comment

Putin and the New World Order
With the growth of China and India the world is currently undergoing an unprecedented shift in economic power from West to East. As a corollary, a similar yet less visible shift is occurring geopolitically. In the last decade this latter shift accelerated as Vladimir Putin, Russia’s autocratic President, pivoted from Western integration to Eastern expansion.
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China’s Censors Hit Foreign Media

October 25 – 2013 |

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported on the newest study published by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA), which examines the far-reaching scope of the Chinese government’s impact on foreign-based media over the last five years. Authored by Freedom House senior research analyst Sarah Cook, The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship: How the Communist Party’s Media Restrictions Affect News Outlets Around …

Law Review: Carrie

October 25 – 2013 |

Moviegoers need not go far to find on-screen cruelty.  Monstrous villains are common enough in modern cinema.  From gangsters to pirates, and enhanced interrogators to amateur torturers, the characters in recent films provide more than their fair share of interpersonal violence.  Every once in a while, though, a movie reminds us that few monsters can be as vicious as a …

Law Review: Gravity

October 10 – 2013 |

In space, no one can hear you claim negligent homicide.
Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity is the story of an extra-vehicular activity (or EVA) by a NASA space shuttle crew.  It’s the sort of astounding feat of human ingenuity that the public came to regard as routine by the 1990s.  In our universe, NASA can pride itself on never losing an astronaut during …

Fordham LSRJ Founds a Clinic Escorting Program

October 1 – 2013 |

The Fordham chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) is implementing a clinic escorting program at Fordham in connection with Choices Women’s Medical Center in Jamaica, Queens. Choices provides affordable medical services to women seeking cancer screenings, birth control, pap smears, breast exams, prenatal and postnatal care, and New York State Emergency Medicaid services for same-day abortions.
Clinic escorting involves …