May 3, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist Geoffrey Hoffman of the University of Houston Law Center says that although racial and ethnic profiling arguments were not addressed last week in Arizona v. United States, SB 1070 has significant civil rights implications for those of Latino descent...Is it premature to call ...[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 24, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist David Harris of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that Arizona's immigration enforcement law, and others modeled after it, have already achieved their true goal of intimidating Latinos into leaving these states...This week, the US Supreme Court will hear oral ...[read more]
April 11, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist William G. Ross of Cumberland School of Law says that the president's remarks on judicial review of health care reform may impede Obama from making the Supreme Court an issue in the upcoming presidential election...President Obama's strange swipe at judicial review on April ...[read more]
April 9, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist Valentina Azarov of Al-Quds Bards College, Al-Quds University says that the ICC was wrong to find that it did not have jurisdiction over Palestine, but due to the procedural nature of the decision, there are still avenues open for Palestine in the ICC...On April 3, 2012, the ...[read more]
April 5, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist Craig Jackson of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law says that the criticism of recent comments by President Obama on the role of judicial review in the health care litigation have been unduly harsh...Did I miss something? Joe Scarborough begins my ...[read more]
March 22, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnists Jennifer Green and Sahadev Gowda of the University of Minnesota Law School, say that corporations must be held accountable for international law violations through use of the Alien Tort Statute...Last month, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Kiobel v. ...[read more]
March 21, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist David Bernstein of George Mason University School of Law, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, argues that striking down the individual mandate of the health care reform legislation does not implicate a resurgence of the notorious 1905 Supreme Court decision in Lochner ...[read more]
March 14, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Contributing Editor Chibli Mallat of the University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law says that there is no true legal distinction between liberators and occupiers, and that because it does not look like there will be a treaty to distinguish the two soon, mixed tribunals will provide a ...[read more]
March 13, 2012
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Contributing Editor Michael A. Olivas of the University of Houston Law Center says that recent state immigration laws restricting college access for undocumented immigrants are unnecessary and contradict deeply rooted principles of US law...Immigration has always been a complex transaction ...[read more]

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