October 31, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
Argentina's lower house of Congress on Thursday passed a highly criticized bill for a new Hydrocarbons law. The lower house, controlled by allies of President Cristina Fernandez, passed the bill with a vote of 130-116 with one abstention after 14 hours of debate. The bill seeks to promote foreign ...[read more]
August 14, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday ruled that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has been violating federal law by failing to accept or deny the pending Department of Energy (DOE) application for a waste storage facility at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, which ...[read more]
July 2, 2013
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Mike Blackwell, Indiana University McKinney School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the US federal regulatory framework for liquefied natural gas exportation...Global energy markets are currently undergoing a number of significant changes. A recent and rapid expansion in the ...[read more]
May 24, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
JURIST Guest Columnist Daniel Joyner of the University of Alabama School of Law says that the International Atomic Energy Agency and the West are over-estimating the positive results of their sanctions program against Iran and its nuclear program ...There is a good bit of "crowing" going on at the ...[read more]
November 9, 2011
by Jonathan Cohen
JURIST Guest Columnist Daniel Joyner of the University of Alabama School of Law says the IAEA went outside of its legal mandate with its latest report on Iran, a move that has been viewed by some states as indicating the IAEA's shift from a technical body to a politicized one...On November 8, ...[read more]
November 8, 2011
by Jaimie Cremeans
The Australian Senate voted 36-32 Tuesday to approve legislation that will impose a price on carbon emissions in an effort to improve the environment and the country's economy. The new law will put a fixed rate of A$23 per ton on carbon units with limits on how many can be auctioned and given out. ...[read more]
November 1, 2011
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Shames as Executive Director. In this role, Mr. Shames will oversee JURIST's business and development efforts, including outreach and educational initiatives, fundraising, and corporate management. Mr. ...[read more]
September 7, 2011
by Megan McKee
Laura Frano, University of Pittsburgh Law School of Law Class of 2012, is a certified legal intern at the University of Pittsburgh Environmental Law Clinic. She writes on the growing popularity of natural gas as an energy source and the need to proactively implement international law and policy to ...[read more]
July 12, 2011
by Megan McKee
Joseph Schaeffer, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2012, is spending the summer working for a firm specializing in energy law. He writes on Marcellus exploration and the regulation of hydraulic fracturing, specifically considering the implications of Pittsburgh's decision to ban the ...[read more]
June 21, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On June 21, 2010, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal launched a multistate investigation into possible violations of US privacy laws by Google. The alleged violations of privacy law concerned the collection of personal and commercial information over Wi-Fi networks during the creation ...[read more]

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