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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related national and international developments in and affecting India. Here Apoorv Vats, a second-year student at NALSAR University of Law, files from Hyderabad on the latest disengagement of Indian and Chinese forces from a border position in contention since 2020. Last Tuesday, September 13th, India and China [...]

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Ukrainian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Ukraine. This dispatch is from Nastya Moyseyenko, a law student at Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. Last week, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield said that there was evidence sufficient to show Russia’s so-called “filtration” of Ukrainian civilians [...]

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Justin Lindsay is a US national staff correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He served 10 years as an Officer in the United States Army. The US-based Anti-Defamation League (ADL) released a report last week identifying hundreds of American law enforcement, military, and state-level elected officials as [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.   A war is currently going on Kenya social media. It’s a war between those who are in support of parastatals taking the forefront in Kenya’s economy and those who believe that both parastatals and private owned establishments should work together to further [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.   Monday September 5 was the day the Kenya Supreme Court delivered its final verdict on the presidential election petition. Or maybe, as others have said, it was the day Kenya officially lost its democracy. It was the day the judges declared William [...]

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Syed Taha Anzar is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST. He is a second year student in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. The United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and much of the rest of the world have unfortunately entered a state of mourning. “London Bridge” has fallen. The Queen has died. Great Britain has [...]

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JURIST UK staff correspondent James Ekin spoke with Criminal Barristers Association (CBA) Communications Director James Rossiter ahead of the strike actions by criminal barristers now taking place across England and Wales.  Why is the Criminal Bar Association taking action? “The Criminal Bar Association has been in a long-running dispute with the Ministry of  Justice and [...]

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The Supreme Court of Kenya Monday dismissed a challenge to the victory of Kenya’s president-elect William Ruto. The ruling puts an end to a tough electioneering period and paves the way for the president-elect’s swearing-in next week. Following the declaration of the presidential results by the electoral commission on August 15, the court received a [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.   Friday was the final hearing day for the presidential election petition before the Supreme Court of Kenya. The Supreme Court’s agenda for the day was listening to the answers given by both the respondents and petitioners to outstanding questions judges had asked [...]

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