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JURIST staffers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are filing dispatches on various aspects of the November 2022 midterm elections in Pennsylvania. Here, JURIST Assistant Editor and Pitt Law 1L JP Leskovich reports on his experience as a local poll worker on November 8.  The world has been watching the US midterm elections, [...]

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JURIST staffers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are filing dispatches on various aspects of the November 2022 midterm elections in Pennsylvania. Here, Pitt Law 1L Morgan Hubbard reports on several conversations she’s had in recent days with Pennsylvania women very concerned about abortion access.  In the lead-up to tomorrow’s midterm elections in [...]

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JURIST staffers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are filing dispatches on various aspects of the November 2022 midterm elections in Pennsylvania. Here, Pitt Law 1L Luke Watkins offers a general perspective on the vote and the role mail-in ballots will play in it.  Pennsylvania, the old adage goes, is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia [...]

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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 a trainee with the Law Society of Ireland. She files this dispatch from Dublin. The Irish Government approved legislation last month that will provide for a payment scheme and [...]

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JURIST staffers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are filing dispatches on various aspects of the November 2022 midterm elections in Pennsylvania. Here, Pitt Law 1L Morgan Hubbard reports on the Obama-Fetterman rally held at the University of Pittsburgh campus Saturday. She and other Pitt Law students were there. US Senate candidate John Fetterman [...]

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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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Come November 8, Vermont residents will have the opportunity to amend their state constitution and abolish slavery and indentured servitude for good. To be clear, Vermont does not currently allow either in any form, but there is antiquated language in the state constitution that allows for certain exceptions. In the Founding Era, numerous other states [...]

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