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Should Facebook be allowed to artificially manipulate our emotions?

 

 

Facebook is the second-most visited website in the world, behind only Google, with more than 800 million distinct visitors every day. Social networking has become an ubiquitous part of our day to day lives, a combination of our own time capsule and a window into our friends’ lives. For better or worse, few websites have […]

 

 

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Where is the Justice? The Sexual Assault Crisis Plaguing the Military and a Lack of Meaningful Justice

 

 

by Marc E. Rosenthal* Abstract             Sexual assault is a major problem in every branch of the American Armed Forces. The current military justice system is flawed in such a way as to deny victims of sexual assault in the military meaningful and competent justice. Victims of sexual assault in the military do not receive […]

 

 

Two NSAC Executive Board Members Receive Prestigious Award

 

 

Two of NSAC’s executive board members have received a prestigious national honor in being selected to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. Corey Gray, the 2013-2014 NSAC Editor in Chief, and Paige Reese, the 2013-2014 Chief Articles Editor, were honored at a ceremony on April 1st for their academic achievement, service to the university, […]

 

 

The Perils of Congressional Interference in Military Sexual Assault Cases

 

 

By Claire Rumler – Sexual assault has been a longstanding issue in the various branches of the United States military forces. In early March, Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair avoided brig time after pleading guilty to adultery and mistreatment of one of his accusers. Per the plea agreement, the sexual assault and sodomy charges against […]

 

 

NSAC Member James Slater Advocates to the United Nations Human Rights Committee

 

 

Three students from Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in hearings and briefings in front of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. The committee had gathered to review the United States’ compliance with its treaty obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a treaty that the United States […]

 

 

The New March Madness: Congress, the Executive Agencies, and the Uncertain Future of American Surveillance

 

 

By Chris Pawlik – March 2014 was a whirlwind of a month for those within the United States intelligence community. Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers, President Barack Obama’s nominee, to replace General Keith as the 17th Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), testified for the first time before the Senate armed services committee. Later that same day, Senator Diane […]

 

 

Modern Day Border Changing: The Importance of National Sovereignty

 

 

By Nicholas Esser – For the past few weeks the world has anxiously been following the events occurring in Ukraine. It is indisputable that Russia, led by President Putin, has greatly disturbed the inhabitants and the borders of Ukraine. This gives rise to a few important questions. In an age in which borders have remained […]

 

 

The NSAC Law Review is Pleased to Announce the new Executive Board for the 2014-15 Academic Year!

 

 

Congratulations to the Executive Board for the 2014-15 academic year. We are excited to announce that the following students will lead the University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review:   Editor-in-Chief, Michael Kranzler Executive Managing Editor, Jessica Sblendorio Symposium Editor, Laura Scala Senior Online Editor, Nicholas Esser Chief Articles Editor, Marc Rosenthal […]

 

 

Link for the live streaming of the NSAC Law Review’s Symposium on Illicit Trafficking

 

 

Link for the live streaming of the NSAC Law Review’s Symposium on Illicit Trafficking If you require a certificate of attendance, please email  events@law.miami.edu. If you ask a question, tweet to @miaminsac.

 

 

2014 NSAC Symposium Program

 

 

Click here for the 2014 NSAC Symposium Program including Speaker Biographies and Schedule of Events 

 

 

Trouble at Sea: Budget Cuts, Changing Smuggling Trends Create New Problems for Old South Florida Headache

 

 

BY CHRIS PAWLIK - It’s no secret that South Florida has long been one of the largest entry points for the supply of cocaine sold in the United States. Much to the chagrin of state and federal law enforcement, cocaine smugglers have utilized the vastness of the ocean to elude detection in a difficult game of […]

 

 

 

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