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Wednesday 24 Mar 2010

Megan McKee, Pitt Law '12, takes a personal perspective on citizenship and women's rights in Lebanon...Sara Burhan Abdullah's recent JURIST Dateline article on women's rights and citizenship in Iraq reminded me of a similar predicament faced by Lebanese women. In Iraqi law, as in Lebanese law, citizenship may only be [read more]

Monday 15 Mar 2010

Zach Mueller, Pitt Law '12, recently attended oral arguments in the case of Humanitarian Law Project v. Holder at the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. He shares his thoughts on the experience...The red velvet curtain parted, and Chief Justice John Roberts emerged from the narrow opening behind the elevated [read more]

Tuesday 2 Mar 2010

Joseph Schaeffer, Pitt Law '12, attended a panel on Music, Copyright, and Free Speech as part of the ACLU's Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll series at Carnegie Mellon University...In the past 10 to 15 years, music has gone from a finite good available only in physical form from various [read more]

Tuesday 2 Mar 2010

Max Parmelee, Pitt Law '12, discusses the ways in which his views of racial profiling changed after attending a lecture by Pitt Law Professor David Harris and reflecting on the use of profiling by federal and local authorities...Earlier this year, Jordan Miles was walking through Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood when three [read more]

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