January 2017
10 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Stephen Cooper [bio] discusses the story of Benny King and the criminalization of addiction... Benny King is a gregarious, good-hearted, God-fearing 53-year-old black man from Alabama who shouldn’t be in prison. But he is. Mr. King is serving 14-months at the federal correctional institution in Jesup, …

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7 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Reid T. Murdoch, Esq., Board member of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, analyzes a major Eighth Circuit ruling prohibiting blanket drug testing of college students...Blanket drug testing of college students is officially unconstitutional, a US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled in December, reversing a …

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6 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist Courtney Bowman [bio], discusses the emerging trend of localized data and how corporations and governments are reacting this emerging technology... The combined forces of globalization and technology have enabled an expansion of international business opportunities the likes of which have never been seen before. It is …

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3 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist John Terwilleger, of Gunster, discusses the development and regulation of "driverless" vehicles and how federal and state governments are addressing this emerging technology... Self-driving, or “autonomous” vehicles have advanced dramatically in recent years, to the point that they are now tested on public roads every day …

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1 Jan 2017

JURIST Guest Columnist David M. Crane, founding Chief Prosecutor of the international war crimes tribunal in West Africa, discusses the UN's recent action that will allow for independent justice-seeking organizations to hold accountable parties committing international crimes in Syria... On Wednesday 21 December, 105 member states of the United Nations …

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December 2016
27 Dec 2016

JURIST Guest Columnist Amy St. John, manager at Earth's Healing, shares some professional experiences and personal opinions from her time spent working inside the marijuana industry...I have worked in the medical marijuana industry since 2013 in both Arizona and New Mexico. I have been involved in all aspects of …

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15 Dec 2016

JURIST Guest Columnist Kathryn L. Tucker Executive Director of End of Life Liberty Project (ELLP) discusses the Death with Dignity Act adopted by DC... The Death with Dignity Act adopted by the DC City Council in November 2016, establishes statutory permission for aid in dying (AID), the practice whereby a …

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November 2016
30 Nov 2016

JURIST Guest Columnist Roger Byron, Esq. Senior Counsel for First Liberty Institute discusses how Felix v. City of Bloomfield illustrates inherent flaws in the Lemon v. Kurtzman Establishment Clause test ... The late Justice Antonin Scalia once described the infamous Lemon v. Kurtzman test for analyzing Establishment Clause matters as …

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25 Nov 2016

JURIST Guest Columnist Hilary Bricken, of Canna Law Group, discusses the Trump administration and how it could impact the status of cannabis at the state level...With a recent Gallup poll showing 60 percent of Americans favor cannabis legalization, it should come as no surprise that eight out of nine …

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25 Nov 2016

JURIST Guest Columnist Don Resnikoff of Counsel to Rubin PLLC discusses the need for injunctive relief in the ATM anti-trust case ... JURIST previously reported that the US Supreme Court published an order stating that it would no longer hear the appeal in two antitrust suits by ATM operators and …

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