Law students from the European Union are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting the EU and its member states. Here Luisa Gambs, a German law student at the University of Augsburg, reports on the implications of a rightward shift in recent national elections in Italy and several other countries for the policies [...]

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Ukrainian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on developments in and affecting Ukraine. This dispatch is from Anastasiia Rozvadovska, a law graduate from Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv currently pursuing her LL.M. at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  People in Ukraine are returning to long-forgotten methods of heating due [...]

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Gaithe Alwahab is a JURIST staff correspondent in Iraq and a law graduate of Al Iraqia University. Here he reports from Baghdad on the mass anti-government protest that took place in the city Saturday that was violently dispersed by security forces, leading to dozens of injuries to both protesters and police.  Yesterday was October 1, [...]

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Afghan law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan have been reporting on the ground from that country since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021. Here, one of our correspondents in Kabul files a dispatch on an explosion at an education institute earlier today that killed over 20 people, most of whom were female students.  [...]

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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. On Thursday, the Indian Supreme Court ruled in its reproductive rights judgement in X v. The Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Govt. of NCT [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. This dispatch is from Rishabh Yadev, a postgraduate law student at the University of Delhi.   Yesterday, September 29, a 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India headed by Hon’ble Justice D.Y. Chandrachud delivered a historic and progressive judgment on [...]

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Law students and law graduates in Pakistan are reporting for JURIST on events in that country impacting its legal system. Here, Eisha Chaudhry, a law student in the final year of her external LL.B. program at the University of London, reflects on the floods that have lately devastated so much of Pakistan and have prompted [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. Here Apoorv Vats, a second-year student at NALSAR University of Law, files from Hyderabad on the inauguration of full video livestreaming from the Supreme Court of India.  On Tuesday September 27th the Supreme Court of India commenced livestreaming of court proceedings. The [...]

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Gaithe Alwahab is a JURIST staff correspondent in Iraq and a law graduate of Al Iraqia University. Here he reports from Baghdad. A version of this dispatch was originally filed as his first regular contribution from Iraq in late August, but circumstances he discusses at the end of this piece pre-empted it.   Iraq has been [...]

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Jihene Ferchichi is JURIST’s staff correspondent in Tunisia. She reports from Tunis. Hello everyone, my name is Jihene Ferchichi, a Tunisian practicing lawyer and the holder of an LLM from the University of Pittsburgh in International Studies and Comparative Law. I will be reporting for JURIST on the state of rule of law in Tunisia, [...]

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