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Monday, September 02, 2013

Professor George Bisharat Op-Ed: U.S. Strike on Syria Would Be Illegal

The question President Obama should now face is: Are we, truly, reduced to only two choices, attack Syria or do nothing? Is military force the only way to uphold international law? Certainly not.

A U.S. military attack on Syria without both congressional and United Nations Security Council approval would be illegal under U.S. and international law, respectively, writes Professor George Bisharat in a Sept. 2, 2013 op-ed.

Congressional approval is required by the 1973 War Powers Resolution, which codified constitutional principles of the separation of powers and our system of checks and balances.

Read the full opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle here.

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Friday, January 23, 2015

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

2L Trailblazer Liliana Garcia

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New Study Reveals "Double Jeopardy" Faced by Women of Color in STEM

Professor Joan C. Williams and the Center for WorkLife Law released the report, which demonstrates in startling fashion how subtle—and not-so-subtle—bias shapes the daily work lives of women in STEM, and how women’s experience of gender bias is shaped by race.
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New AALS Section on East Asian Law and Society Points to Region’s Growing Prominence

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Mark Werbner Lectures on Anti-Terrorism Litigation

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