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Using the Law to Advance Oppression: How Kazakhstan Presents a Veneer of Due Process to Silence Opposition
The Kazakhstan Parliament recently approved a draft law—theoretically designed to protect children and prevent cyberbullying. But, in practice, the law allows the government, already infamous for its persecution of political opponents, to limit criticism of itself.
D.C. District Court Judges have handled the Jan. 6 cases in a way that exemplifies Chief Justice Roberts's defense of the "independent judiciary" as "something we should all be thankful for.”
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One case case may mark an ominous turning point for human rights and rule of law in Hong Kong.
A recent African Court decision suggests trouble for human rights icon Paul Rusesabagina and the rule of law in Rwanda and the rest of Africa.
Before Donald Trump secured the Republican Party nomination in the summer of 2016, Lawfare and others hosted articles expressing concern about the potential impact of a Trump presidency on national-security and law-enforcement institutions—often focusing on the dilemma of whether o
There is reason to question the independence of the Polish judiciary; over the past two years, Polish legislature has adopted more than 13 laws that arguably place the courts in the control of the ruling political majority.