February 2017
2 days ago

JURIST Guest Columnist Valentina Azarova of the Centre for Global Public Law of Koç University, Istanbul, discusses the implications of Security Council Resolution 2334 on the Israel-Palestine conflict...The US decision not to veto Security Council Resolution 2334 (SCR 2334 or "the Resolution"), adopted on December 23, 2016, as the last …

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3 days ago

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin G. Davis of University of Toledo College of Law discusses President Trump's affection for torture... President Trump likes torture. He has said that Secretary of Defense Mattis convinced him not to use it and he would defer to Mattis. CIA Director Pompeo in his written responses …

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3 days ago

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin G. Davis of University of Toledo College of Law discusses the use of fear as a mechanism for social control... Fear is deployed in the United States as a means of social control. The ICE raids are one kind of way of making people fear by …

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5 days ago

JURIST Guest Columnists James G. Hodge, Jr., Sarah Arnold and Sarah Wetter of The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, discuss premier takeaways from the recent amendments to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (aka the "Common Rule")...On January 19, 2017, the Office for …

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5 days ago

JURIST Guest Columnist Victor Williams discusses separation of powers between the Executive and Judicial branches, and how this relates to the travel restrictions imposed by Donald Trump... Among President Donald Trump's fundamental constitutional duties are implementing war strategy as Commander-in-Chief and developing security-related foreign policy as Chief Executive. The president …

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13 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Uche Ewelukwa Ofodile of the University of Arkansas School of Law discusses the implications of massive agribusiness mergers in relation to eradicating world hunger ...Cross-border and multijurisdictional mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, and strategic alliances are all the rage today. For instance, on April 12, 2017, …

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10 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Karla McKanders of the University of Tennessee College of Law Immigration Clinic discusses the immigration and constitutional questions surrounding Executive Order 13769 ...Since Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13769, titled "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States," on January 27, 2017, approximately 60 …

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6 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Margaret Hu of Washington and Lee University School of Law, discusses President Trump's break from post-WWII precedent on refugee policy ...As "leader of the free world," every post-World War II US President has expressed some form of public support for refugees through speeches and White House statements. …

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3 Feb 2017

JURIST Contributing Editor, Professor Emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and author Marjorie Cohn discusses the constitutional violations resulting from the executive order banning nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries ... On January 27, 2017, President Trump made good on his campaign promise to institute a ban on Muslims entering …

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3 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist David M. Crane of the Syracuse University College of Law discusses some alarming similarities between the early days of the Trump administration and the rise to power of Adolf Hitler... How did a great country with a strong and respected place in the world, a center for …

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