This Essay presents a hypothetical case in which North Korean operatives, aided by operatives from Russia and China, have stolen $500 million in COVID-19 relief funds from the U.S. Treasury through hacking, all while residing in their respective countries. The purpose of this hypothetical is to explore the legal bases that the United States may use to prosecute cybercrimes and obtain judgments against foreign cybercriminals.
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Our editorial team interviewed two UChicago Law Professors, Tom Ginsburg and Claudia Flores, about discuss the rights of nature—a developing area of law domestically and internationally.
This Article argues that the long process of creating the rules for Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers, while frustrating for SEC officials and staff, can be conceptualized as a “stag hunt” involving other countries that host extraction companies on their stock exchanges.
The Tribunal for the Law of the Sea currently manages a trust fund, originally designed to defray litigation costs, which could be extended in reach to compensate civilian victims of multi-national anti-piracy operations. This Comment argues for extending the reach of the trust fund to serve the purposes of the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, further the goals of restorative justice, and begin to provide adequate compensation for victims.
This Comment looks to international election law and various international treaties to determine on what legal grounds the U.S. decided to interfere in the 2020 Guyanese presidential election. Ultimately, this Comment concludes that the U.S. engaged in the very election interference it accused Russia of committing during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.