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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on Sunday. Here, a law student in Herat in western Afghanistan offers her observations and perspective. For privacy and security reasons we are withholding her name and institutional affiliation. The text [...]

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India Staff Correspondent Sambhav Sharma says that while Wednesday’s recommendation of three women judges for elevation to the India Supreme Court may be a step in the right direction for the 25-member bench, it barely scratches the surface of gender inequality in the institution and the country.  He files this for JURIST from New Delhi. [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on Sunday. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and perspective. For privacy and security reasons we are withholding his name and institutional affiliation. The text has been [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on Sunday. Here, a female law student in Kabul offers her observations and perspective. For privacy and security reasons we are withholding her name and institutional affiliation. The text has been [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on Sunday. Here, a law student in Herat, in western Afghanistan, offers his observations and perspective. For privacy and security reasons we are withholding his name and institutional affiliation. The text [...]

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It’s official. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled from his residence at 24 Sussex Drive, his family in tow, to Rideau Hall Sunday to officially ask Governor General Mary Simon to dissolve the 43rd Parliament and trigger a snap election. Voting day is scheduled for September 20. Candidates have the next five weeks to appeal [...]

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Canadian citizen Michael Spavor was found guilty and sentenced to 11 years in prison by a Chinese court late Tuesday night on charges of espionage and possession of state secrets in a case that most international observers agree is more political than legal. Chinese officials arrested Spavor and Michael Kovrig on “trumped up” charges of [...]

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India Chief Correspondent Neelabh Bist reports on recent steps taken in the Indian high court system to conduct physical proceedings again after a period of COVID-19 shutdown in favor of virtual appearances, stressing that reversion is critical for the survival of some young professionals and financially less well-off lawyers. He files this for JURIST from [...]

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