February 2017
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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3 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist William G. Ross of Samford University's Cumberland School of Law discusses the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch... Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, deserves full and fair consideration by Senate Democrats, even though those who are embittered by the refusal of Senate …

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2 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist William G. Ross of the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University discusses the role of the Senate in the confirmation of executive nominees under the new administration... Controversies involving many of the persons nominated by President Trump to lead major executive agencies provide an important reminder …

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2 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist I. Nelson Rose of Whittier Law School discusses a recent Supreme Court opinion concerning sports betting in the United States...In a surprise move, the US Supreme Court blew a little life into the dying embers of state-authorized sports betting. New Jersey has been trying unsuccessfully for years …

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1 Feb 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin G. Davis of University of Toledo College of Law discusses the recent turmoil over the changes in the Trump administration... With the recent turmoil of the Monday Night Massacre (firing of the Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and the firing of the Acting ICE Director Daniel …

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January 2017
31 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Joyce Lee Malcolm of George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School discusses the impact that a recent court opinion will have on Chicago residents and their Second Amendment rights...This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof...shall be the supreme …

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27 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist James G. Hodge, Jr. of The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, discusses forthcoming "repeal and replace" strategies regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and how replacements for its provisions must focus on assuring equitable access to quality care... On his first day in …

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