Student Commentary

Brittany Conkle, Pitt Law '10, recently visited the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania, as part of a program sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Center for International Legal Education. She shares her...

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Kristine Long, Jurist Student Staff Association (JSSA) President, Pitt Law '11, attended the First Annual JSSA Debate... The first debate hosted by the JURIST Student Staff Association concerned the heated topics of terrorism and national security. These topics have became...

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Sara Burhan Abdullah, Pitt Law LLM '08 and JD '11, was an observer to the Iraqi Constitutional Review Committee through the University of Utah Quinney School of Law's Global Justice Project: Iraq. She shares her experiences with the issue of...

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Ekaterina Sivolobova, a student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, writes about the problem of legal impunity in Uruguay... Without a doubt, legal impunity is a problem affecting Latin America. Most South American states...

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Kristine Long, Pitt Law '11, traveled to Belgrade, Serbia, for a pre-moot prior to the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria... The conflict between Kosovo and Serbia is so contentious that it seemed appropriate to follow...

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M. Patrick Yingling, Pitt Law '11, recently studied at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany, and is currently studying at the University of Bologna in Italy... Europe and the United States share many legal principles. But they differ as regards...

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Kristine Long, Pitt Law '11, attended a lecture held by Vjosa Osmani, Pitt Law L.L.M '05 and advisor to the President of Kosovo on Legal and International Affairs... A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a lecture...

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