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Wednesday 26 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Tung Yin of the Lewis & Clark Law School argues that Attorney General Eric Holder should have given some explanation for his decision to refrain from prosecuting any suspects after spending years investigating the Central Intelligence Agency's abuse of interrogation methods that led to the deaths of [read more]

Monday 24 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Perry Moriearty of the University of Minnesota Law School says that the Supreme Court's recent decision in Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs marks an important step toward restoring principles of rehabilitation to the juvenile justice system...Quantel Lotts was fourteen years old and not yet five [read more]

Thursday 20 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist David Frakt of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the continuing military detention of persons who have been cleared for release is an unjustifiable consequence of the political aspects of the war on terror...On September 11, 2012, as the nation remembered those who lost [read more]

Tuesday 18 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Mary Ziegler of the Saint Louis University School of Law says that the US Supreme Court's decisions in reproductive rights cases may complicate efforts to bring constitutional challenges against California's recent legislation banning the use of sexual orientation therapy on minors...JURIST recently reported on a law passed [read more]

Tuesday 11 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnists Jane Mansbridge of the Harvard Kennedy School and Chibli Mallat of the S.J. Quinney College of Law say that the international community ought to develop a system to trigger intervention when governments violently suppress nonviolent revolutionary efforts, so that revolutionaries are not encouraged to utilize violent means...The [read more]

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