Class of 2015
Note & Comment Editor, Volume 40
Staff Member, Volume 39
I grew up in Raleigh,
North Carolina and graduated with a bachelor of sciences in International
Business and a minor in Marketing from Pepperdine University in Malibu,
California. While serving on the journal, I have written about the situation in Ukraine
and international efforts to curb the use of anonymous corporate vehicles as
tax shelters and money laundering mechanisms.
I am a Note and Comment Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, the executive vice president of the UNC Federalist Society, and a member of the Transactional and Corporate Law Association. I also currently work as an extern for the North Carolina Small Business Technology Development Center and have done pro bono work for an intellectual property law firm in the area. During the past two summers, I have worked as an intern for the Honorable Ann Marie Calabria at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and as an extern for Chief Judge Stephani W.
at the United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of North Carolina.
Ukraine: Between Scylla and Charybdis
Volume 40 - Issue 1, Fall 2014, Page 219
Full Article Text
On October 5, 2013, US Navy SEALS
conducted a raid to capture
Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir, a Kenyan national, in Somalia. Abdikadir is a senior member of al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group that claimed responsibility for the deadly
attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Considering that U.S. embassy operations are currently
suspended in Somalia, and the United States is not engaged in a military
conflict with Somalia outside of performing support obligations to the Africa
Union through NATO, under
what authority was the United States acting?
Read More... (al-Shahaab Raid Justified by AUMF)
| Posted by Max P. Biedermann on Wed. February 12, 2014 8:00 AM
Categories: Africa, African Union, AUMF, Customary International Law, Kenya, Somalia, Syria, Terrorism
A new trade deal covers $116 billion in annual trade and makes the E.U. Canada’s
second largest trading partner.
Read More... (Free Trade Deal Reached Between Canada and European Union)
| Posted by Max P. Biedermann on Tue. November 5, 2013 8:00 AM
Categories: Canada, European Union, Free Trade