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WILJ 2016 Symposium Scheduled for April 8th, 2016

The Wisconsin International Law Journal’s Annual Symposium, hosted by the University of Wisconsin Law School on April 8th, 2016, seeks to explore how the Right to Privacy continues to develop and affect international law, how countries currently are balancing this right with other contemporary issues, such as law enforcement and business, and what the future might look like as technology grows exponentially.

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The Constitutionality of France’s Ban on the Burqa

On April 11, 2011, France implemented a law that placed a ban on persons wearing any form of face coverings in public, which includes the face veil that some Muslim women wear to cover their faces. This paper argues that France’s new law banning the face veil violates the European Convention on Human Rights.