Legal Research Papers
In order to allow functional privatization and implement the European Union Single European Sky framework, article 87d of the Basic Law was amended a second time in 2009.
(May 2015) The increased use of drones for civilian applications has presented many countries with regulatory challenges.
The legal research reports listed below by topic provide commentary and recommended resources on issues and events.
Cuba and Iran have adopted special laws targeting the US.
(May 2016) This report examines the scope of protection extended to freedom of speech in 13 selected countries.
In article 9 of the Constitution, Japan is allowed the Jieitai, Self-Defense Forces (SDF), but many have argued that the SDF is in fact a military organization and that its existence is unconstitutional.
The government has interpreted article 9 of the Constitution to legalize and limit the SDF, and there has historically been limited support to amend article 9.