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The NAACP Board of Directors issued a formal travel advisory Sunday for the state of Florida over a series of laws recently signed by Governor Ron DeSantis that the organization says “ to erase Black history and to restrict diversity, equity, and inclusion programs in Florida schools.” The travel advisory reads: Please be advised that [...]

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This article is the first in a series on attacks on the rule of law. The rule of law is a political philosophy premised on the promise that all citizens, leaders, and institutions are accountable to the same laws, guaranteed through processes, practices, and norms that work together to support the equality of all citizens [...]

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Nepal is a least developed, land-locked Himalayan country wedged between India and China. After a long period of instability, it adopted a new constitution in 2015, creating a multi-party federal republic. Previously Nepal had been a unitary state, albeit with a long period of political instability and insurgency. The first election under the Constitution was [...]

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Justin Lindsay is a US National Correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He served 10 years as an Officer in the United States Army. Threats to election safety are rising to a crescendo in the United States. The US “midterms” (called that because they occur between presidential [...]

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“That which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the entire Torah; the rest is commentary…: Rabbi Hillel, Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a Israel’s continuous support for Donald J. Trump represents a grim irony of Jewish history. Even before the latest revelations concerning this former president’s anti-Semitic outbursts (that is, his [...]

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“Deterrence is not just a matter of military capabilities. It has a great deal to do with perceptions of credibility.” – Herman Kahn, Thinking About the Unthinkable in the 1980s (1984) Abstract: Theoretic assessments of Israel’s nuclear strategy – especially ones concerning a prospective shift from “deliberate nuclear ambiguity” to “selective nuclear disclosure” – generally [...]

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From New Delhi, India Chief Correspondent Neelabh Bist reports for JURIST on recent legal developments surrounding Karnataka state’s “hijab row,” removal or reduction of COVID-19 restrictions and the resignation of a high court justice who became nationally notorious for her judgment in a child sexual assault case. The Karnataka High Court is currently tending to [...]

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India Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of tax reform measures on Tuesday as part of the nation’s 2022 annual budget. While the measures do not propose a change in the income tax slabs, they propose a new tax regime on transfers of cryptocurrencies and include various incentives such as increased deductions for government [...]

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Afghanistan’s Justice Ministry reiterated Monday that the country’s independent lawyers will need to re-certify under a new qualification process ser by the Ministry, signaling the intent of the Taliban authorities to plough ahead with plans to strip the country’s legal profession of its independence. According to the statement, the country’s lawyers will be authorized to [...]

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