BHOPAL: THE SEARCH FOR JUSTICE

This paper aims to answer the fundamental question regarding the litigation that took place after the Bhopal gas leak: was justice served? After first reviewing the events of the evening of the gas leak, citing relevant facts and figures, I go on to establish a jurisprudential basis on which we can analyze the court rulings. After doing this, we can compare historical payouts in judicially similar cases with the Bhopal case and establish the clear injustice that was served to the Bhopal victims. Then we look back to what could have been done, or what may still be done.

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LANGUAGE SHIFT AND REVITALIZATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA

By Brendan O’Connell
Contributing Writer

The Spanish language, though offering general unity among the 400 million speakers, has led to the death and endangerment of hundreds of indigenous languages, particularly Nahuatl, Quichua, and Mayan in Latin America. Upon the conquest of Mexico, Spanish influence was woven into the strands of the indigenous roots of “New Spain.” Although […]

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