Emma Johanna Kiehm, et al. v State of Brandenburg

by Anna Bortolussi Ten youths brought a complaint against the State of Brandenburg, Germany, claiming that the state’s failure to set adequate climate protection goals and emission reduction paths was in violation of domestic environmental law and constitutional law. They alleged that failure to mitigate would have effects on the plaintiffs’ human rights and health,...

The Great Compromise: House of the People

The House is one of the legislative chambers in Congress and drafts and proposes legislation. Representation in the House is based on population size: states with a larger population have more representatives making it the more democratic of the two chambers. Work is largely done through standing committees, each having a specific policy area such as agriculture, natural resources, etc.