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Global Corruption, Localized Procedures: Whistleblowing Protections in the Americas

By: Lauren Silk, 2L In light of the recent complaint against President Trump alleging solicitation of foreign interference in U.S. elections, whistleblower protections have reemerged as a hot-button topic. Whistleblowing, however, has a long history in our nation’s consciousness, stemming back to 1778 with the passage by Americans of the world’s first whistleblower protection law—finding […]

Title III of the Helms-Burton Act: Restoring a Private Right of Action May Create More Trials and Tribulations

By: Richard Perez, 2L Cuban bank “Banco Núñez” had twenty-two branches and controlled $105 million in assets in 1958. Two years later, the bank was confiscated by Fidel Castro’s regime and absorbed by the newly established National Bank of Cuba. Descendants of the former owners of Banco Núñez are now suing French Bank Société Générale […]