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Lauren Hartley

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The Roma people have faced centuries of discrimination and prejudice in Europe. Recent expansions of the European visa–free travel zone triggered yet another form of discrimination against Roma individuals. After Roma began making false asylum claims in the European Union, officials pressured the source nations to stem the tide of false asylum seekers. Macedonia, one of the

Alexandra Cumings

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The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (“CSRA”) established procedures by which federal agencies handle personnel actions. Federal employees who believe they were terminated or demoted without merit may appeal the agency’s action to an independent board for review. The U.S. Supreme Court articulated, however, that when review of an action could cause national security secrets to

Martin A. Kotler

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Although the IDEA purports to entitle disabled children to a “free, appropriate, public education” (FAPE), disagreements regarding the concept of “appropriateness” have been an ongoing source of conflict between parents and educators. While parents demand that school districts and other educational service providers program so as to maximize the child’s potential, school personnel frequently insist that

Carrie Leonetti

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Almost all jurisdictions in the United States, at least under some circumstances, permit the highly suggestive procedure of a “showup”—in essence, a one-person lineup containing only the suspect. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the other hand, identifications resulting from showups are categorically prohibited, even though requiring full lineups in all cases inevitably causes relative delays in police