February 23, 2012
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Guest Columnist Sasan Fayazmanesh, Professor Emeritus of Economics at California State University, Fresno, says that President Obama's latest sanctions against Iran over its alleged nuclear weapons program are part of an escalating trend in US foreign policy that began in the 1980s...On ...[read more]
February 10, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Caio Abramo, LL.M. candidate at the Graduate School of Law, Economics and Governance at the University of Utrecht, is currently doing preliminary studies in international public law. He discusses Brazil's obligation to prosecute political crimes committed during the rule of ...[read more]
January 22, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Perveen Ali, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, is currently researching issues of international refugee and human rights law. Here she discusses the challenges Iraqi refugees face in returning home safely and ...[read more]
November 2, 2011
by Leah Kathryn Sell
JURIST Guest Columnist Mark Kersten, an MPhil/PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, says that Gaddafi's death is just one example of worrying trend, in which legal justice is being replaced with targeted killings...Hillary Clinton thought it was funny. Millions ...[read more]
January 28, 2010
by Bhargav Katikaneni
French President Nicolas Sarkozy called Wednesday for strong banking regulations to restore the moral dimensions of capitalism. Speaking at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Sarkozy called the current financial malaise a crisis of globalization. H... ...[read more]
January 27, 2010
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Victor Williams, clinical assistant professor at Catholic University of America School of Law and a practicing attorney in Washington, D.C. says that the debate over Ben Bernanke's potential reappointment as Chairman of the Federal Reserve is illustrative of a broken Senat... ...[read more]
January 21, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
A Russian journalist died in a Siberian hospital on Wednesday from injuries he received during a police beating nearly two weeks ago, according to local investigators. Konstantin Popov, an economics writer for a Russian newspaper, was arrested for drunkenness on January 4 and taken to prison, ...[read more]
July 27, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Jernej Letnar Ćernić: The rights and obligations of Internet users have been hotly debated in recent months in a number of European countries. Particularly, challenges arising from illegal file sharing and downloading have caused for a great concern among internet users... ...[read more]
May 12, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Jernej Letnar Ćernić: The US government published in February 2009 its decision that it will not renew its contract with the private security corporation formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide. Such a decision comes as no surprise given the allegations of killing 17 civi... ...[read more]
June 11, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
JURIST Staffer Eric Linge, Pitt Law '10, from Addis Ababa...The Economics of Ethiopian Growth ó from a legal professional's perspectiveDo you have an addiction? Do you even know you have an addiction? As American lawyers, we're addicted to easy and fast Internet, and our relied-upon... ...[read more]

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