I have been taking on dictators, tyrants, and thugs for decades, holding them accountable and making them pay for the atrocities they cause. Just ask former President Charles Taylor who now sits in a maximum-security prison in the United Kingdom for aiding and abetting international crimes.  My signature is on his indictment.  Additionally, I have [...]

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Recently, the High Court of Kerala, India, in Treasa Josfine vs. State of Kerala invalidated an employment notification that invited only male candidates to apply for the permanent post of Safety Officer. The judgement, which determined that women cannot be denied employment on account of the appointment involving work during night hours, is a significant [...]

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“In the end, we still depend upon creatures of our own making.” -Goethe, Faust On core matters of national security, American analysts should think in terms of intellectual and legal criteria. Ignoring the day-to-day banalities of national and international politics, these strategists and policy-makers ought continuously to bear in mind that such primary standards may [...]

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Chief Justice John Roberts held in his recent majority opinion in Dep’t of Homeland Security v. Regents of the Univ. of California that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under President Trump did not employ “reasoned decisionmaking” when it rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which had accorded a hold on [...]

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Over the course of this summer and fall, nearly half of states will administer online bar exams, and that number could grow considerably between now and October. There are very serious equity and privacy concerns surrounding remote bar exams. Diploma privilege is the only just and equitable option. However, since this summer has demonstrated how [...]

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The Florida Board of Bar Examiners (FBBE) is out of time. Applicants are out of energy. And everybody is out of patience. To be sure, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted all aspects of life for people around the globe, including the legal communities within the United States. However, what is unique to the legal [...]

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As lawyers, we are privileged to uphold and follow all aspects of the law. However, would you be surprised if I said that sexual misconduct and harassment are still rampant in the legal profession? JURIST was privileged to interview Cory Amron (President) and Corrine Parver (Vice President) of Women Lawyers on Guard (WLG) to dive [...]

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