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Friday 28 Oct 2011

JURIST Contributing Editor Gabor Rona, International Legal Director of Human Rights First, argues that the death of Muammar Gaddafi may constitute a war crime under international standards and represents multiple missed opportunities for true justice by the parties involved...The single most important organizing principle of the law of armed conflict [read more]

Friday 28 Oct 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Patricia DeGennaro, International Affairs Specialist and Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute, says that the recent killing of Muammar Gaddafi sets a dangerous precedent of deposing dictators through military force over diplomatic efforts..."We came, we saw, he died," said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in one [read more]

Friday 28 Oct 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Myroslaw Smorodsky of the Board of Governors of the Ukrainian American Bar Association says the sentencing of Yulia Tymoshenko was politically motivated and a tragic miscarriage of justice that will impact the credibility of Ukraine worldwide...Experienced trial lawyers worldwide realize that media reports of high profile cases [read more]

Wednesday 5 Oct 2011

Tarren Bragdon, CEO of the Foundation for Government Accountability, argues that Florida's drug testing policy is an effective policy, can serve as a model for other states and could save hundreds of millions of dollars nationally...While Judge Mary Scriven, a George W. Bush appointee, considers the constitutionality of Florida's new [read more]

Wednesday 5 Oct 2011

Elizabeth Lower-Basch, a Senior Policy Analyst for the Center for Law and Social Policy, argues that Florida's drug testing policy for receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance is harmful to the people the policy is designed to help...In recent years, many states have proposed mandatory universal or [read more]

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