April 26, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Elena Landriscina, American University Washington College of Law Class of 2012, is a student attorney at the school's UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic. Here she discusses the expulsion of the Chagos Islanders from Diego Garcia, and the need for the US to take ...[read more]
April 22, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Assistant Editor Katherine Bacher, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2014, argues that the US Supreme Court should consider reinstating capital punishment for defendants who committed serious crimes while under the age of 18... (Her opinions are not intended to represent those ...[read more]
April 12, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Associate Editor Yuriy Vilner is a member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2013 and an LL.M. Candidate at the Católica Global School of Law, a Lisbon-based faculty of the Catholic University of Portugal. In the final entry of a four-part series on the realities and... ...[read more]
April 5, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Martinho Lucas Pires is a LL.M. Candidate at the Católica Global School of Law, a Lisbon-based faculty of the Catholic University of Portugal. In the third entry of a four-part series on the realities and priorities of Portuguese sovereign debt management, Pires examines... ...[read more]
March 29, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Rafael Lomenso is a LL.M. Candidate at the Católica Global School of Law, a Lisbon-based faculty of the Catholic University of Portugal. In the second entry of a four-part series on the realities and priorities of Portuguese sovereign debt management, Lomenso argues that... ...[read more]
March 22, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Luis Vasconcelos is a LL.M. Candidate at the Católica Global School of Law, a Lisbon-based faculty of the Catholic University of Portugal. In this first entry of a four-part series on the realities and priorities of Portuguese sovereign debt management, Vasconcelos explai... ...[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]
February 7, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Guest Columnist Corrie Thearle, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2012, is a Senior Editor for the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law. She discusses the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Jones and its implications for Fourth Amendment search ...[read more]
January 30, 2012
by Megan McKee
JURIST Assistant Editor Kimberly Bennett, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2014, argues that although it will be described as judicial activism, same-sex couples must be granted the same rights as opposite-sex couples under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment... ( ...[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]

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