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SCOTUS Tackles Arbitration Issue… Again

By Thomas Cavenagh on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Thomas D. Cavenagh is a Professor of Law and Conflict Resolution at North Central College. He directs the Leadership, Ethics & Values Program at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, and is the founder of and directs the North Central College Dispute Resolution Center.  He authored “Business Dispute Resolution: Best Practices, System Design and Case Management”, and co-authored “Alternative Dispute…

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Attorney-Client Confidentiality vs. Privilege: What is the Difference?

By Peter Danos on Thursday, April 5th, 2018

For practicing attorneys, the ethical obligation and importance in upholding attorney – client confidentiality and attorney – client privilege cannot be understated. If broken, the attorney may subject him or herself to “disciplinary authority of [his or her] jurisdiction.”[1] However, are the concepts of attorney – client confidentiality and attorney – client privilege really the…

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The Reproductive Health Crisis in the Southern Kordofan Region of Sudan

By Nicolette Bartolameolli on Monday, October 30th, 2017

In 2011, South Sudan, led by the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (“SPLM”), voted to break from Sudan.[1] The vote for independence came after many years of civil war between the northern and southern regions of Sudan, driven by religious and ethnic divisions.[2] The northern regions of Sudan were predominantly Arab Muslim, whereas the southern regions…

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Freedom of Suppression

By John Baglia on Sunday, October 1st, 2017

“In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.” – Judge Billings Learned Hand Over this past weekend, NFL players, coaches, and teams continued the highly-controversial protests sparked last season by Colin Kaepernick.[1] Throughout last season, Kaepernick refused to stand during the playing of the National Anthem in…

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