January 2024

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Jeremy Bentham and the Foundations of Classical Legal Positivism: Dissecting the Command of the Sovereign

Jeremy Bentham Theory of law Foundations of Classical Legal Positivism Command of the Sovereign In the bustling hive of 18th-century legal thought, Jeremy Bentham buzzed with revolutionary ideas. He challenged the traditional, “natural law” perspective that saw legal systems as reflections of inherent moral principles. Instead, Bentham, the father of utilitarianism, laid the groundwork for […]

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The 2020/21 FDRE Proclamations in pdf

Navigating the Maze: Understanding the FDRE and Regional Government in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s 1994 Constitution established a unique federal system, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE). This system, built on the principle of “ethnic federalism,” aims to balance the needs of the central government with the autonomy of nine regional states, each representing distinct ethnicity. However, navigating the constitutional strictures governing this relationship can be like

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Understanding Customary International Law

Become a Global Lawmaker: Shaping the World Through Customary Law

Become a Global Lawmaker: Forget dusty courtrooms and legal jargon – imagine shaping the rules that govern nations, impacting the lives of millions, and leaving your mark on the very fabric of global order. This isn’t the realm of superheroes, but the fascinating world of customary international law, where you, yes you, can become a

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Understanding Customary International Law

Customary International Law: Bridging the Gap Between Law and Practice in Global Relations

Understanding Customary International Law From Practice to Law: Two Pillars of Custom. Understanding Customary International Law Unlike its codified counterpart, customary international law emerges organically. It doesn’t rely on treaties or signatures, but on the consistent and widespread behavior of states, gradually gaining acceptance as a norm that governs their interactions. Think of it as

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Debunking Legal Myths: Protecting Yourself from Misinformation Mayhem

Debunking Legal Myths The law, with its labyrinthine twists and turns, can leave even the most curious minds feeling bewildered. It’s no surprise, then, that myths and misconceptions have sprouted like weeds in this fertile ground of confusion. But fear not, legal adventurers! Let’s arm ourselves with knowledge and expose these tall tales for what

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Aggravated Assault in Georgia: Protecting Yourself and Understanding the Law

Aggravated Assault in Georgia: Protecting Yourself and Understanding the Law. aggravated assault Georgia law takes violent crime seriously, especially when it poses a significant threat to someone’s well-being. One such offense is aggravated assault, defined in Georgia Code § 16-5-21 as an assault committed under specific circumstances that elevate the severity of the act. Understanding

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A Balancing Act: Federalism and “The Business of Insurance” in the Post-War Era

The Twisting “Business of Insurance”: Jones v. United States and the McCarran-Ferguson Act. three insurance company 1948: Boom Times and Legal Shadows As America revelled in the post-war boom, shadows of legal uncertainty danced across the burgeoning insurance industry. Enter Jones v. United States, a landmark Supreme Court case that would redefine the very meaning

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Speaking Up for Business: How Central Hudson Gas & Electric Lit Up Free Speech for Ads

Target Keywords: Central Hudson Gas & Electric, Public Service Commission of New York, First Amendment, commercial speech, free speech for businesses, advertising, Supreme Court case, energy conservation, legal precedent In This Blog post You’ll Explore the landmark case that defined the First Amendment rights of businesses in commercial advertising. Central Hudson Gas & Electric’s fight

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Demystifying the Investment Company Act of 1940: Your Guide to a Safer Mutual Fund Journey

Target Keywords: Investment Company Act of 1940, ICCA, mutual funds, investor protection, financial regulation, fiduciary duty, SEC In the first paragraphs of this blog post i will explore the Investment Company Act of 1940 (ICCA)? indeed it is a cornerstone of investor protection in the mutual fund industry. Albeit it is enacted in 1940 to

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Misdemeanor Conviction: The Scarlet Letter You Can’t Quite See

Misdemeanor Conviction: Breaking the Invisible Barrier to a Better Life. Unlocking Opportunities Beyond the Scarlet Letter. How a Misdemeanor Can Affect Your Life & What You Can Do About It #Misdemeanor #SecondChances #CriminalJusticeReform In this blog, we’ll explore: Ready to break the cycle and create a new path forward? Read on! Introduction to Misdemeanor Conviction

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