About Rob Sharp

Rob Sharp is an international law junkie with a particular interest in comparative law, sovereignty and state responses to terrorism. On the lighter side of things, Rob enjoys travel, college football, and reading. Rob has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley and a JD from Notre Dame Law School. Rob returned to his birthplace of London in his second year to participate in NDLS’ Concannon Programme of International Law.
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One Country, Two Beliefs

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The protests continue in Central Hong Kong this week, despite the increasingly forceful dispersal attempts by the city’s police.  Pepper spray, billy clubs and even dogs have been used with only temporary success, as video and images of beaten protesters go viral across the city, fanning the flame of further protests.  The cause of their…
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SCOTUS October 2014 Preview

Autumn is our favorite time of the year here at Article 3, the leaves are turning, the days are growing shorter, and the Supreme Court of the United States is returning to the bench to open the October term of oral arguments. Here are some highlights of the cases that we’re looking forward to seeing…
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UNITED Kingdom; Scotland Stays in the Union

Image Courtesy of The Telegraph UK All of Scotland’s 32 councils have reported their votes, and the Nay’s have it. Scotland will remain in the United Kingdom. Despite polls in the past week showing that the Yes Scotland vote was on the verge of upsetting the Better Together campaign, the final tally looks like a…
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Should Scotland Secede? A Look At The Issue of Independence For Scotland

Click here for Part 1 of Article-3’s examination of the main parties in the Independence Referendum. Tomorrow, Scotland may have the most influential impact on the British Isles since the independence of India in 1947 as the roughly 5 million Scots will cast their ballots on the matter of independence from the United Kingdom. Here’s…
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Does Military Rule in Thailand Mean No Future For Democracy?

In a move that should surprise no one, the head of Thailand’s military has been appointed as the nation’s new Prime Minister. The writing has been on the wall since we wrote about the kingdom’s slip into military rule back in June, but last Thursday, August 21, General Prayuth Chan-ocha was elected as the latest…
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