November 12, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Andrew Beshai, Loyola Law School Class of 2015, discusses California's new gun laws...The gun rights discourse has occupied the media spotlight during the past several years owing to the horrific gun violence at Sandy Hook and, most recently, at the D.C. Naval Yard. On ...[read more]
November 7, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Srishti Miglani, St. Louis University School of Law Class of 2015, discusses the impact of Medicare Expansion...The uninsured cried and the states rejoiced as the "gun to the head" was removed by the US Supreme Court when it held that Congress could not penalize the states ...[read more]
September 24, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Nathaniel Chiaravalloti, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2014, is the author of the second article in a 10-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Chiaravalloti discusses the negative consequences of the government ...[read more]
March 3, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Nicolas Parke, Texas Tech University School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the ongoing debate about hydraulic fracturing...Fracking, fracing, or fraccing? Regardless of how you spell it, "fracking" is a word that more and more Americans are adding to their vocabulary. While ...[read more]
February 1, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Oksana Siruk, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, discusses the procedural violations and controversy behind the Ukrainian National Referendum Law...On November 6, 2012, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted new legislation regulating national referendums. Ukraine ...[read more]
January 26, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Walter Smith, University of Washington School of Law Class of 2013, discusses Washington state legally recognizing same-sex marriage by popular vote...On December 6, Washington state certified its statewide election returns and officially became the first US state to begin ...[read more]
January 16, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Maksym Popovych, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, discusses the Ukrainian National Referendum Law and decries it as a potentially unconstitutional law that threatens the democratic principle of checks and balances...Public attention has been growing related to the ...[read more]
December 5, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Brendan Block, Saint Louis University School of Law Class of 2013, argues for exigency to apply to driving while intoxicated (DWI) suspects to allow for warrantless blood tests...After working in a southwest Missouri prosecutor's office last summer, I learned one of the ...[read more]
November 12, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Ian Hayes, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the eleventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He argues for the application of Staub v. Procter Hospital to Title VII claims ...[read more]
November 9, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Louise Lau, University of Texas School of Law Class of 2013, analyzes the effects that Lululemon's design patent lawsuit against Calvin Klein might have on the fashion industry...In an industry that has traditionally accepted inspiration and appropriation as the status quo, ...[read more]

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