Meena Miriam Yust

Meena Miriam Yust

Meena Miriam Yust is an attorney based in Chicago, Illinois.  Educated at Vassar College and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, she published a draft Migratory Insect Treaty with commentary in the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law.

Articles by this author

The current estimate of plastics in our oceans is approximately 150 million metric tons.  (Photo: Laura Lezza/Getty Images) Views
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Dangerous Plastics Are a Threat to Us and Future Generations
Every day people make decisions about what to eat, sometimes opting for colorful fruits and veggies, sometimes finding the smell of bacon irresistible. At the end of the day people are controlling their own health. What is remarkable though, is the possibility that something one swallows today...
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A monarch butterfly on milkweed Views
Saturday, August 04, 2018
Why Treaty Protection Is Needed for Migratory Pollinators
Imagine a state of laws where murder is illegal if the victim is clad in a blue shirt, but legal if the victim is not wearing blue. A system where robbery is illegal if the victim has white skin but legal if the victim has dark skin. Such a system would be an outrage in human society. But this is...
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