February 17, 2014
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of the Syracuse University College of Law discusses some of the alleged human rights abuses occurring in connection with preparations for international sporting events ...As the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia draw to a close, many eyes are on the ...[read more]
September 24, 2013
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane, of the Syracuse University College of Law, argues that the world should remember the 1930's in crafting a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Syria ...Appeasement in the face of tyranny never works. Consider the 1930's, when the international community, ( ...[read more]
February 5, 2013
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says that the upcoming prosecution of Sergei Magnitsky by the Russian government is an unprecedented violation of rule of law principles...Over the past year I have been writing about the first prosecution of a dead man ...[read more]
July 29, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says the actions of Vladimir Putin's regime against the life and legacy of deceased Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky threaten international progress in basic human rights and have attracted the ire of the US Congress, the ...[read more]
June 3, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says that the conviction and sentencing of former Liberian president Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone should not keep justice from being sought against him for crimes committed against his own ...[read more]
May 3, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says that Charles Taylor's conviction should serve as a warning to others who commit war crimes and crimes against humanity...I looked into his eyes when the presiding judge rendered the unanimous judgment of the trial ...[read more]
April 21, 2012
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says the enactment of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act will be an important practical and symbolic act showing that the US government acknowledges the long slide of the Russian people back into anarchy ...[read more]
February 20, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says that the ongoing posthumous prosecution of former lawyer Sergei Magnitsky is a violation of the rule of law and a mark of shame against the Russian judicial system...In 897 AD in what was called "the Cadaver Synod," ...[read more]
May 14, 2011
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says there is a fairly simple formula to determine the legality of the military operation that killed Osama Bin Laden... To assist in the important debate related to the targeting of Osama Bin Laden, I offer up a formula ...[read more]
May 4, 2011
by Bernard Hibbitts
JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says that the Obama Administration should resist pressure or temptation to release sensational photographs of Osama Bin Laden's corpse taken after the firefight at his compound in Pakistan where he was killed Sunday... ...[read more]

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