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Land: The Marrakesh Treaty as 'Bottom Up' Lawmaking: Supporting Local Human Rights Action on IP Policies

Molly K. Land (Univ. of Connecticut – Law) has posted The Marrakesh Treaty as 'Bottom Up' Lawmaking: Supporting Local Human Rights Action on IP Policies (UC Irvine Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 513, 2018). Here's the abstract: Global intellectual property … Continue reading

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Public participation in South African law-making process is essential

South Africa is a participatory democracy and where legislation is passed without facilitating public participation, especially by those members of the public most affected, the law is invalid. The Veterinary Association was successful in having the word ‘veterinarian’ severed from … Continue reading

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Voters’ Distrust of Legislators Drives Agency Lawmaking

Do you trust Congress to make laws with your best interests at heart? If your answer is no, you are not alone: In late 2017, only about 35 percent of Americans trusted Congress, compared to 45 percent for the executive … Continue reading

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