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Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding the name of the correspondent filing this report. The text has only been lightly edited to respect the author’s voice. 1233 people. [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on conflict between Taliban fighters and resistance forces in the Panjshir valley area of the country. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Ukraine are filing for JURIST on developments and issues arising as the country defends itself against Russian invasion. This report is from JURIST Ukraine Bureau Chief Anna Tymoshenko, a law student at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Recently, the all-Ukrainian state app “Diya” (literally – “Action”, which reflects the idea of “the [...]

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Myanmar law students are reporting for JURIST on challenges to the rule of law in their country under the military junta that deposed the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi in February 2021. Here, one of our correspondents reports on a junta court’s conviction of a Magway University law student to 20 years imprisonment. [...]

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Smriti Pantha is a fifth-year student at Kathmandu University School of Law in Kathmandu, Nepal. Elections are the hallmark of democratic governance. Nepal held a Local Level Election on 13th May. The successful completion of the election is a victory for the country as it takes a further step forward toward federalism.  It is the [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Ukraine are filing for JURIST on developments and issues arising as the country defends itself against Russian invasion. This report is from JURIST Ukraine Chief Correspondent Anna Tymoshenko, a law student at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. The story depicted on this very special Ukrainian stamp is rich in symbolism. To me, [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on the latest Taliban restriction of Afghan women’s rights and freedoms. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been lightly edited [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Ukraine are filing for JURIST on developments and issues arising as the country defends itself against Russian invasion. This report is from JURIST Ukraine Chief Correspondent Anna Tymoshenko, a law student at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Today, an officer of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was sentenced to 14 years in prison [...]

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© JURIST / Jaclyn Belczyk

Lauren Ban is a rising 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and JURIST’s US Bureau Chief.  Pennsylvania’s primary elections took place May 17, some nine days ago now. Here’s what we know so far: the Democratic and Republican candidates for the gubernatorial race are decided, as is the Democratic candidate for the [...]

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Mélanie Cantin is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Ottawa, and a rising 2L at the University of Ottawa.  On Friday May 13th, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its judgment in the case of R v Brown, rejecting the constitutionality of section 33.1 of the Criminal Code, a provision removing “extreme self-induced intoxication akin to [...]

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