Laws

Is Cannibalism Legal or Not?

“Like pork. It tastes quite good.” What do you think this person is referring to? Well, Armin Meiwes, a German, describes the human flesh he devoured after killing a man. Animals eating other animal species is a common ecological interaction in the animal kingdom. However, what about human cannibalism? Is…

Cannabis Laws Around The World (Part 2)

There are many people around the world for whom the possibility of smoking cannabis has a significant impact on choosing the next travel destination. In fact, for a chronic smoker, it can be unpleasant to go to a place where there’s low-quality weed at exorbitant prices or even being arrested for…

What is Diplomatic Immunity?

If you’re the kind of person who enjoys a good spy novel, or simply have a passing interest in world politics, you’re likely to be familiar with the term “diplomatic immunity”, which refers to a piece of international law that limits the degree to which foreign government and international organization…

Cannabis Laws Around The World (Part 1)

All over the world, the future of cannabis is in constant evolution. Canada is on the verge of legalizing it but hasn’t taken the plunge yet. In the United States, states such as Alaska, Washington, Colorado, and Oregon have leaped recreational use. On the other hand, others are adopting the…

The Right and Responsibilities of Parents

We often joke that parenthood doesn’t come with a user manual, so we’re all bumbling around trying to make the best of the situation. While it might be funny to think about, the reality is that parents do have certain legal rights and responsibilities towards their offspring. This article aims…

The Legal Rights of Transgender People – Part 2

In part one of this article, we looked at the UK’s Equality Act of 2010 as an example of the legislation that protects transgender people from discrimination. This article is a continuation of that, where we will explore the different types of gender reassignment discrimination this piece of legislation aims…

The Legal Rights of Transgender People – Part 1

The generally accepted process of being assigned a gender comes from our sex at birth. You are born, the doctor or midwife announces whether you are a boy or girl, and you go through life without questioning it. Well, that’s what most of us do anyway. However, there are those…

Dictatorship Laws of North Korea – Part 3

In the last two articles, we have seen some unbelievable laws in North Korea that would make you thank your lucky stars for not being born there. However, my dear friend, the list is not yet over! Here’s some more laws to show you the hardships North Koreans face in…