Marisa Wright is a US National Correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at Harvard Law School.  The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday morning in two cases challenging the validity of race-conscious affirmative action programs in college admission. Through their questions to the parties, the justices signaled how they may ultimately vote in [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. This dispatch is from Sambhav Sharma, JURIST’s Deputy Dispatches Editor and a law clerk at the Supreme Court of India. He files from New Delhi. It is that time of the year again when smoke blankets major parts of India, especially [...]

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Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. Here, one of them comments on proposed legislation now being steered through the Belarusian parliament that would authorize removal of citizenship from ordinary Belarusians. For privacy and security reasons, we [...]

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Canadian law students are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Canada. Mélanie Cantin is JURIST’s Chief Correspondent for Canada and a 2L at the University of Ottawa. Although it has now been over eight months since the end of the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa, the fallout and consequences of last [...]

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Law students and law graduates in Pakistan are reporting for JURIST on events in that country impacting its legal system. University of London law graduate Mariyam Taher Qayyum files this dispatch from Islamabad.  Religious extremism is on the rise once again in Pakistan, a country that is persistently condemned for its disregard for human rights. The [...]

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Sri Lankan law students are reporting for JURIST on the situation in that country since mass protests in July that forced the ouster of sitting Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the imposition of emergency rule and the parliamentary election of current president Ranil Wickremesinghe. Sandun Batagoda, a final year law student at the Faculty of [...]

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Marisa Wright is a US National Correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at Harvard Law School.  The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments next Monday in a case that could have major implications for racial equality and college admissions. The case, Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College, [...]

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Law students and law graduates in Pakistan are reporting for JURIST on events in that country impacting its legal system. Rabia Shuja holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from Griffith College, Dublin and is Chief Correspondent for JURIST in Pakistan. She reports from Islamabad. Two weeks ago, on October 10th, a day after the [...]

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Law students and law graduates in Pakistan are reporting for JURIST on events in that country impacting its legal system. University of London law graduate Seemal Hameed files this dispatch from Islamabad.  On Friday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) disqualified Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan from being a member of the Parliament and [...]

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