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Marisa Wright is a US National Correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at Harvard Law School.  The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday morning in two cases challenging the validity of race-conscious affirmative action programs in college admission. Through their questions to the parties, the justices signaled how they may ultimately vote in [...]

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Justin Lindsay is a US National 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. A jury in Michigan found three men guilty Wednesday of providing material support for a terrorist act in connection with the plot to [...]

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Marisa Wright is a US National Correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at Harvard Law School.  The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments next Monday in a case that could have major implications for racial equality and college admissions. The case, Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College, [...]

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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 JP Leskovich reports on how the counting of mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania is complicated and delayed by the absence of legislative authorization for “pre-canvassing”.  Monday was the [...]

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JURIST law student 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 2L David DeNotaris reports on campaign financing and the race between Mehmet Oz and John Fetterman for one of the two Pennsylvania seats in the closely-divided [...]

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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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Justin Lindsay is a US national staff correspondent for JURIST, and a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. A gravelly-voiced President Biden called Americans to action on Thursday evening, launching a long-awaited counterattack against anti-democratic elements. Speaking from the steps of Independence Hall in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed [...]

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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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Lauren Ban is a rising 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and JURIST’s US Bureau Chief.  Pennsylvania is less than 24 hours out from primary elections—and there are some major issues on the line right here on JURIST’s doorstep that have attracted national and even international attention. Pennsylvania primaries are a complicated [...]

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