June 2015
3 Jun 2015

JURIST is seeking commentary on the legal effects of the recent arrests, Interpol red flags and resignations at FIFA. Possible topics include: The bases of American jurisdiction over indicted FIFA officials The implications of the cooperation of Swiss authorities given the country's vaunted secrecy laws The role of private international …

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December 2014
11 Dec 2014

JURIST is seeking commentary on the methods through which a troubled society might reconcile differences prior to the outbreak of large-scale violence. Could the Truth and Reconciliation Commission model that was brought to bear in South Africa, Liberia, Argentina, Indonesia and many other countries have a place in sustaining peace …

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October 2014
29 Oct 2014

JURIST is seeking commentary on the legal basis, potential complications and long-term implications of proposed quarantines for those traveling from Ebola infected regions. Potential topics could include: Constitutionality of mandatory quarantine programs set up in New Jersey and New York Comparative discussion of international approaches to patient isolation Implications of …

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28 Oct 2014

JURIST is seeking the opinion of experts and practitioners on the effects that "break-away" and/or autonomous regions have on international law, and the effects that international law has on the search for statehood in these regions. Potential topics could include: Accession to international agreements for self-declared states Requirements for statehood …

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