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Thursday 29 Nov 2012

JURIST Columnist Paul Johnson, Anniversary Reader at the University of York, in the first of two pieces on laws pertaining to homosexual acts in Dependencies of the UK, argues that male, homosexual-specific criminal offenses in Guernsey should be modernized to parallel the laws of the UK...The Sexual Offences Act 2003 [read more]

Friday 16 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Kathleen Doty of the American Society of International Law argues that justice has not been best served in Guantanamo Bay military trials...In August 2001, I stood inside Cuba and looked through the gate into the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay. It was an overwhelmingly sleepy place. [read more]

Wednesday 14 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Paul Johnson, Anniversary Reader at the University of York, argues that the European Court of Human Rights' recent decision in H. v. Finland is a predictable and disappointing step taken against the rights of same-sex couples...The European Court of Human Rights ("the court") has taken another decisive [read more]

Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Samar Warsi, a Senior Volunteer Attorney for the Muslim Civil Liberties Union, argues that drone attacks are counterproductive and hurt American attempts at foreign policy improvement...Just hours after the re-election of US President Barack Obama, a US drone strike was launched just outside of Yemen's capital. Evidence [read more]

Friday 9 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Stephen Halbrook says that the Fifth Circuit's decision in NRA v. BATFE misinterprets Second Amendment history and leads to absurd results...Recently, in NRA v. BATFE, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the ban on the sale of handguns by federally licensed dealers to [read more]

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