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Wednesday 31 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Christopher Bader, Saint Louis University School of Law Class of 2013, analyzes the US Supreme Court's decision to grant certiorari in Missouri v. McNeeley and decide the scope of when a warrantless blood draw may be admissible evidence...Just in time for Halloween, the Supreme Court granted certiorari [read more]

Monday 29 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Anthony Constantine, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the ninth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. His article offers insight as to how the US government should define significant [read more]

Thursday 25 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Cory Howard, Wake Forest School of Law Class of 2014, argues that the recent suit filed by Lululemon concerning Calvin Klein's alleged infringement of design patents represents a potential turning point for the industry...Design patents, which protect manufactured article's non-functional, ornamental features, have long been an underutilized [read more]

Monday 22 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Catherine Jahn, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the eighth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Jahn suggests how the US can improve its current policy on nuclear spent [read more]

Friday 19 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Gabriel Rodriguez-Rico, American University Washington College of Law Class of 2012, discusses the ramifications of conversion therapy on LGBT youth and examines the recent passage of legislation banning the practice in California...On September 29, California became the first state in the US to ban professional psychological conversion [read more]

Wednesday 17 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Tony Quang MD, University of Washington School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act and proposes a mechanism through which to provide low-cost and expedient relief to those facing illness...On June 28, 2012, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Patient [read more]

Monday 15 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Anna Dwyer, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the seventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. She argues that the Florida state courts have misinterpreted a statute which affects [read more]

Wednesday 10 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Kathryn Young, University of Virginia School of Law Class of 2013, argues that gambling can effectively increase states' revenue and should be viewed outside of its negative connotations...The recent New Jersey law [PDF] condoning sports betting at the state's casinos and racetracks has sparked much debate about [read more]

Monday 8 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Rebecca Bielski, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the sixth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. She offers insight on the legal ramifications of employees signing pre-dispute mandatory arbitration [read more]

Thursday 4 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnists Natasha Major and Marcus Childs Moore, respectively Class of 2013 and 2012 from Howard University School of Law, analyze the ruling in Apple v. Samsung and argue that granting Apple's request for permanent injunctions against Samsung devices is an unfounded attempt to influence the marketplace from the [read more]

Tuesday 2 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Karlanna Lewis, Yale Law School Class of 2015, uses the Pussy Riot incident to draw comparisons between Russia and the West in terms of their restrictions and protections of freedom of expression...Pussy Riot, a Russian feminist punk band, is the subject of much Western attention; however they [read more]

Monday 1 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza, Yale Law School Class of 2014, posits that while Pussy Riot advocates much-needed overarching political and legal reforms, it also needlessly tramples current laws in so doing... On February 21, 2012, five members of the female rock group Pussy Riot invaded Moscow's Cathedral of Christ [read more]

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