Thomas Kraemer is Senior Counsel at Kakar Advocates in Kabul, Afghanistan, and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a Special Correspondent for JURIST currently based in Istanbul, Türkiye.   Afghanistan’s Supreme Leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, recently issued an order directing the manner of processing of “principal documents”.  The order does not [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. This dispatch is from Vedika Chawla, a second-year student at the National Law University, Delhi. Last Thursday, the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA), the lawyers association in India’s western state of Gujarat, declared an indefinite strike and passed a resolution [...]

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Thomas Kraemer is Senior Counsel at Kakar Advocates in Kabul, Afghanistan, and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a Special Correspondent for JURIST currently based in Istanbul, Türkiye.  The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Hibatullah Akhundzada, has issued a decree directing that a plan be prepared [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. This dispatch is from Nakul Rai Khurana, a law student at Jindal Global Law School.  In New Delhi Wednesday, President of India Draupadi Murmu swore-in the Honorable Justice Dr. D.Y. Chandrachud to become the 50th Chief Justice of India (‘CJI’). This [...]

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Jony Mainaly is JURIST’s Staff Correspondent in Nepal.  She files this from Kathmandu.  This past Monday, October 31, a writ petition against Nepal’s Election Commission was filed in the Supreme Court of Nepal after the Commission attempted to crackdown (Nepali) on the ‘No, Not Again’ campaign— a social media campaign that calls for boycotting tried [...]

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Sharon Basch is an Israeli American who spent the last two years living in Israel before starting her JD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Final results are in for Israel’s fifth election in nearly four years. Dreading another deadlock that would lead to more elections, voters came out in droves – the [...]

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Yael Iosilevich is a law student in the Buchmann Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University and JURIST’s Staff Correspondent in Israel.  Today, Tuesday, 1.11.2022, Israelis are heading to the polls to vote in the country’s fifth round of general elections in three and a half years. What has caused this political turmoil, you ask? [...]

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