June 1, 2013
by Adiah Oreyomi
On June 1, 2010, the US Supreme Court ruled in the case of Carr v. United States that the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) would not apply retroactively to offenses occurring before the act was passed. The purpose of SORNA was to provide a set of minimum standards for ...[read more]
August 13, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Gerald Carr, Michigan State Univeristy College of Law Class of 2013, examines the challenges that the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians face over building a casino on land that is not part of their reservation...The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe currently operates five ...[read more]
June 21, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A spokesperson for the Libyan government told reporters this week that the government has begun interrogations of the International Criminal Court (ICC) staff members detained in Libya. The Libyan government maintains that they have evidence some of the ICC staff may have broken the law. ...[read more]
June 13, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Three officials from the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Australian ambassador to Libya were able to visit and assess the condition of the four detained ICC staff members on Tuesday, the Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs reported. Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr said Wednesday ...[read more]
June 10, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
On June 10, 1946, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld uneven congressional districting plans in Colegrove v. Green. The case challenged an Illinois districting plan that concentrated voters into large districts in the center of the state and did not balance for population. The Court reasoned that ...[read more]
June 1, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in Carr v. United States that the failure to register provision of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) does not apply retroactively to offenses occurring before SORNA's enactment. Authoring the opinion, Justice Sonia Sotomayor reversed... ...[read more]
May 12, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Monday ruled that the US Treasury Department must show probable cause for freezing the assets of an Ohio-based charity suspected of having ties to the militant Islamic group Hamas. Judge James Carr had previously ruled in ...[read more]
February 24, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in two cases. In Carr v. United States, the court heard arguments on whether the failure to register provision of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) can be applied retroactively to underlying offenses occurring before ...[read more]
August 20, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A judge in the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled late Tuesday that the federal government cannot freeze the assets of an organization suspected of terrorism ties without probable cause. Judge James Carr also ruled that the government must tell the organization the basis for ...[read more]
June 10, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On June 10, 1946, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld uneven congressional districting plans in Colegrove v. Green. The case challenged an Illinois districting plan that concentrated voters into large districts in the center of the state and did not balance for population. The Court reasoned that ...[read more]

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