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Colombia v. Peru (Asylum Case) [1950] ICJ 6

This case came up before the International Court of Justice in 1950 when the Colombian Ambassador in Lima, Perú allowed Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre, head of the American People’s Revolutionary Alliance, sanctuary after his wing lost a one-day civil war in Peru on 

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White Collar Crimes -A Bird’s Eye View

Wherever law ends, tyranny begins…    – John Locke Edwin Sutherland coined the term ‘white-collar crime’ in the 1930’s as a crime ‘committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.’ But from the some past examples it is

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Maximise Time Availability

Most people when they say they are hard pressed for time could be saying one thing and meaning another. For all we know they are trying to avoid getting involved, which may be quite the right thing to do under the circumstances. The other side

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Listen Before Speaking

The question is not that we can or should be at work without a break but are we all listening? The human persona cannot just go on and on. It is logical to assume that even though the eyes and ears are physically open, most brains

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Karl Marx- A Revolutionary Thinker

Karl Marx has been without doubt one of the most influential socialist thinkers till date. Although he was largely ignored by scholars, his social, economic and political ideas gained rapid acceptance.  Karl Heinrich Marx was born into a comfortable middle-class home in Trier on the

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24 Hours Are Not Enough

The last few lines of a doggerel goes as such:  “But a man approaches his last long sleep/When his mind makes appointments his body can’t keep.” Life has speeded up with the help of machines and it shows no sign of slowing down. Considering the

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THE POWER IN WORDS

Have the power to influence others? As a lawyer, you already have the tools. All you need to do is sharpen it. Between two telephone instruments what is that connects them?- The wire. Between two people what is that connects?- words. Over time and usage

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JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born on June 28, 1712 in Geneva, Switzerland. His mother died shortly after his birth. When Rousseau was ten his father fled from Geneva to avoid imprisonment for a minor offense, leaving young Jean-Jacques to be raised by an aunt and uncle.