Reports from our correspondents around the world

Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. Samar Veer is JURIST’s Dispatches Managing Editor and a law student at National Law University, Delhi.  After several decades of being a dead letter, the Parliament of India has passed a long-debated bill that reserves a specific portion of seats for [...]

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Pitasanna Shanmugathas is a law student at Vermont Law & Graduate School and a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs. He was at this demonstration over the weekend.  Ceasefire Now, a coalition of Canadian labor, faith, Arab, Jewish, and civil society organizations advocating for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, held [...]

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Elizabeth Haigh is JURIST’s Chief of Staff for the US and a 2L at the University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law. She files this dispatch from Las Vegas, Nevada. This dispatch was initially filed at 4:40 PM EST/1:40 PM PST. Updates to the initial dispatch are included below.  On Wednesday, December 6, [...]

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Peruvian law students from the Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Políticas, Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting Perú. All of them are from CIED (Centro de Investigación de los Estudiantes de Derecho, a student research center in UNSAAC’s faculty of law dedicated to spreading legal information [...]

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Justin Lindsay is a US National Correspondent for JURIST, and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He previously served 10 years as an Officer in the United States Army.  January 6th forced many Americans to confront domestic political violence for the first time. Visceral images on social media, cable, and broadcast [...]

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Ernesa Shala is a JURIST staff correspondent in Kosovo and a recent graduate of the University of Pristina Faculty of Law. She files this dispatch from Pristina.   Due to concerns that the unresolved situation between Kosovo and Serbia could increase instability in the region, NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels this week are discussing [...]

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Kenyan law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting Kenya. Aynsley Genga is JURIST’s Senior Correspondent in Kenya, and Griffins Ogada is a Staff Correspondent. Both of them are students at the University of Nairobi School of Law. They file this dispatch from Nairobi. Haiti is a country rich in natural [...]

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Law students from the European Union are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting the European Union and its member states. Ciara Dinneny is JURIST’s European Bureau Chief and a trainee solicitor with the Law Society of Ireland. She files this dispatch from Dublin.   Dublin saw an extraordinary outbreak of violence last Thursday [...]

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In this first-of-its-kind JURIST “global dispatch” on a single topic, 15 law students and young lawyers from around the world, all of them JURIST correspondents from outside of Israel and Palestine, join together to offer a  panoramic view of how the current Gaza conflict is unfolding in their countries and regions. Beyond the headlines, they [...]

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Farzona Kayumova is a staff correspondent for JURIST in Uzbekistan and a law student at Tashkent State University of Law.  President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the 16th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) on November 9 held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital. The Economic Cooperation Organization is a regional intergovernmental organization established in 1985 [...]

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