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Tuesday 26 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Jeffrey Addicott of St. Mary's University School of Law says that the Second Circuit's opinion upholding the conviction of alien enemy combatant Ghailani offers a unique view into how a federal appeals court grapples with the legal complexities existing between law of war concerns and domestic criminal [read more]

Tuesday 26 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Alex Kreit of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law says that 2014 is going to be a truly groundbreaking year for marijuana policy in the US, when Colorado's and Washington's marijuana legalization takes effect ...It has been a little over a year since voters in Colorado and [read more]

Sunday 17 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Neil H. Buchanan, of The George Washington University School of Law, says that Congressional failure to properly address the debt ceiling puts the Executive in an impossible situation with grave risks ...Last month, for the third time in a little more than two years, the US was [read more]

Wednesday 13 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnists Miano Maina, an International Tax Attorney with Deloitte & Touche and Maurice Oduor, Head of the Department of Legal Aid Clinics & Externships at the Moi University School of Law in Kenya argue that law schools in Kenya should leverage on technology to improve the quality of [read more]

Sunday 10 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Andy Grewal of the University of Iowa College of Law says that the oral arguments in US v. Woods suggest that the Supreme Court is more interested in a jurisdictional issue, and discusses an argument, which neither party addressed, that could be dispositive of the jurisdictional question [read more]

Tuesday 5 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Ruthann Robson of the CUNY School of Law argues that allowing seemingly sectarian corporations to use religious beliefs as grounds for denying employees benefits mandated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act could create many problems ... Can a corporation have a religion? That's the simplified [read more]

Monday 4 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Richard Briffault of the Columbia Law School says that McCutcheon v. FEC could upend a central element of campaign finance doctrine but even if the court's judgment is less radical than that, the erosion of restrictions on the electoral role of great private wealth will likely continue [read more]

Friday 1 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Stan Cox of New England Law | Boston says that the US Supreme Court should use great caution in its application of general personal jurisdiction doctrine to the facts of the Daimler AG case ... If the justices are not careful in their handling of the case, [read more]

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