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The Senate Torture Report and Prior Admissions
JURIST Guest Columnist Jordan Paust of the University of Houston Law Center discusses the recently released Senate Torture Report ... The recently released Torture Report of the Senate Intelligence Committee adds another layer of proof of serial inte (More)
There is No Constitutional Right to Marriage ... Of Any Kind
JURIST Guest Columnist Richard Kelsey, of George Mason University School of Law, discusses the Supreme Court's recent actions on same-sex marriage ...The Constitution provides no citizen of any gender or orientation a Constitutional right to marriage (More)
The Crisis in Hong Kong: Can Comparative Law Help?
JURIST Guest Columnist Shubhankar Dam, of the Singapore Management University, proposes a solution to the underlying issues which caused the ongoing protests in Hong Kong ... Nearly three weeks after they began, Hong Kong's student-led protests show (More)
The Ongoing Debate: Wiretaps and Background Conversations
JURIST Guest Columnists Tamara Fisher and Jacquelyn Rembis, both students at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, discuss issues surrounding inadvertently recorded background conversations and the wide disparity of judicial opinions over their admissibili (More)
Judicial Backsliding in Russia
JURIST Guest Columnist William Partlett, of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, discusses recent reforms to Russia's judicial system ... Russia is well known for having poor rule of law. Recent empirical research, however, suggests t (More)
Of Course It Is a War, and It Is Lawful
JURIST Guest Columnist Jordan Paust of the University of Houston Law Center discusses the constitutionality and international legality of the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria ... President Obama and Secretary Kerry were reluctant to use the word "w (More)
Why Every Single Supreme Court Justice Got Hobby Lobby Wrong
JURIST Guest Columnist Ron Fein, of Free Speech for People, discusses the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision ...The Supreme Court's majority opinion in Hobby Lobby made a serious mistake about the nature of corporate religious claims. But s (More)
The Tales of Two Transitional Constitutions
JURIST Guest Columnist Stoyan Panov of the University of Birmingham Law School compares and contrasts executive powers under the transitional constitutions of South Sudan and Somalia ...The veto power of the executive over legislation creates certain (More)
Kurdistan: Time to Make Good on a 95-Year Old Promise
JURIST Contributing Editor Michael Kelly of Creighton University School of Law makes the historical legal case for a change in US policy on Kurdistan ... Having existed through millennia of foreign dominance and occupation, hard by the Zargos mountai (More)
US Leaders Aid and Abet Israeli War Crimes, Genocide & Crimes against Humanity
JURIST Contributing Editor Marjorie Cohn of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law discusses the ongoing conflict in Gaza ... By sending vast amounts of military aid to Israel, members of the US Congress, President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama (More)
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