October 22, 2013
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Theodore Seto of the Loyola Law School of Los Angeles says the US Supreme Court's decision in US v. Windsor will not be its last concerning same-sex marriage, due to its repercussions on federal and state law interplay...In US v. Windsor, the US Supreme Court struck down ...[read more]
September 13, 2013
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Enver Hasani of the University of Prishtina in Kosovo, argues that regime change in Syria will represent a profound geopolitical shift...In the past two years we have grown accustomed to the violence in Syria. However, the latest reaction of the Western world towards the ...[read more]
April 30, 2013
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist David Frakt of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the Obama administration should release those detainees held at Guantanamo Bay who have already been declared to not be a danger to the US...One of the most vexing problems currently facing the ...[read more]
February 27, 2013
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Don Kates of The Independent Institute says that empirical evidence has shown that gun bans are not only ineffective at reducing violent crime, but may even be counterproductive...In 2004, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed 253 journal articles, 99 books, 43 ...[read more]
February 25, 2013
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Nicholas Johnson of the Fordham University School of Law says that the US Supreme Courts' potential handling of proposed assault weapons ban legislation is uncertain because of an increasingly popular two-step analysis that is more suited to legislation placing a burden upon ...[read more]
December 12, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Steven D. Schwinn of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago says that, despite recent Supreme Court campaign finance decisions, the First Amendment still leaves opportunity for reform via creative public finance systems, tighter contribution limits and increased disclosure ...[read more]
November 6, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Faisal Kutty of the Valparaiso University School of Law says that there is hope for compromise between Western legal systems and Islamic law regarding the adoption of children from Islamic countries..."There hasn't been a concerted push to open doors for Muslim orphans ...[read more]
October 29, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Kenneth S. Gallant of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law says that the incidences of documented and alleged child abuse by scoutmasters in the Boy Scouts of America provide a vivid illustration of why some conflict of laws doctrines are ...[read more]
August 23, 2012
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Seth Barrett Tillman of the National University of Ireland Maynooth Department of Law argues that if the US Constitution is ambiguous regarding whether it is possible to serve both as a congressman and vice president, then Paul Ryan should not be withheld from holding both ...[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]

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