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Thursday 30 Jun 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Charles Fried of Harvard Law School says that the recent appellate court ruling finding the individual mandate constitutional gave the law's opponents their full due in a careful and thoughtful manner, but went on to properly dismiss their arguments... Recently, the US Court of Appeals for the [read more]

Wednesday 29 Jun 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Roy Gutterman of Syracuse University says that the Supreme Court's recent ruling on violent video games, in conjunction with prior First Amendment jurisprudence, maintains necessary constitutional safeguards for speakers and listeners... The beeps and blips of today's modern video games, complete with graphic and sometimes interactive depictions [read more]

Tuesday 28 Jun 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Ashley Savage of Northumbria University Law School in the UK says that in light of recent leaks to the media and through the Internet, there must be more robust protections for whistleblowers and more effective systems for addressing their concerns internally... The case of former senior National [read more]

Saturday 11 Jun 2011

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Gabor Rona of Human Rights First says that the recent visit to the US by German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlights a fundamental difference between the US and Europe in the interpretation and application of international law in the war on terror... Germany and the United States [read more]

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