JURIST // Marissa Zupancic

Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC. Georgetown University hosted a conference on Monday covering the 75th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a military alliance of more than 30 [...]

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JURIST // Marissa Zupancic

Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC. Today I attended oral arguments at the US Supreme Court for Food and Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine. The case concerns whether the [...]

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The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia ruled Monday that President Zoran Milanović can only run for prime minister if he resigns from his current position as president.  President of the 15-judge court Miroslav Šumanović wrote for the court, explaining that Article 96 of the Croatian Constitution precludes a sitting president from participating in [...]

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Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC. This week I attended a talk hosted by Georgetown University entitled “Kurds in Iraq, Iran, Syria and Türkiye: At the Epicenter of Conflict in the [...]

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The Office of Senator Peter Welch

Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC.  US Senators Peter Welch (D-VT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) hosted a panel discussion earlier this month highlighting new bipartisan legislation to address pharmaceutical drug [...]

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JURIST // Marissa Zapancic

Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC. After sitting in the Supreme Court last Wednesday to hear the oral arguments in Trump v. Anderson, a case brought by Colorado voters seeking [...]

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JURIST // Marissa Zupancic

Marissa Zupancic is JURIST’s Washington DC Correspondent, a JURIST Senior Editor, and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She’s stationed in Washington during her Semester in DC.  On Thursday, Februrary 8, I sat in the courtroom of the Supreme Court of the United States on assignment for JURIST to hear oral [...]

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The governments of Mexico and Chile released a joint statement Thursday calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to look into possible crimes occurring in Gaza amidst the Israel-Hamas war. The countries urged the ICC to investigate due to the escalating violence against civilians since Hamas’s October 7 attacks. They further explained that ICC intervention [...]

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A federal judge issued an opinion Wednesday allowing the United States Military Academy at West Point to continue using race as an admissions factor. This ruling comes after the Supreme Court changed the landscape of race-based affirmative action with its 2023 decision that effectively ended the practice at colleges and universities across the US. The [...]

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The Colorado Republican State Central Committee (CRSCC) filed a petition for a writ of certiorari Wednesday to overturn the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision which removed former president Donald Trump from the 2024 Republican primary ballot. The Colorado Supreme Court found Trump engaged in an insurrection on January 6, 2021. Represented by the American Center for Law [...]

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