Lead Paint Poisoning, Race, and Tort Damages

By Associate Dean Jennifer Wriggins Lead in water is currently receiving lots of attention because of the Flint, Michigan debacle.  Some legal scholars see Flint as an instance of “environmental racism,” the term used to describe the fact that the … continue reading

What’s in a Name? Possibly a Legal Claim

By Professor Charles Norchi I write from a meeting at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC. The subject is the East Sea/Sea of Japan . The participants include ambassadors, … continue reading

Letter from İstanbul

By Professor Charles Norchi I begin this blog on a flight from Addis Ababa to İstanbul during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The inflight air map depicts troubled places below—the Eritrean border, Sudan, the Red Sea, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, … continue reading

Letter from Addis Ababa

By Professor Charles Norchi I write from one of the oldest independent countries in the world and the oldest in Africa-Ethiopia. This is an Afro-Asiatic civilization owing to trade and intermingling across the Red Sea over centuries. It the second … continue reading

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