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Healthy PA: Pennsylvania's Attempt to Reform Medicaid Contravenes the Goals of the ACA's Medicaid Expansion
JURIST Senior Editor Leigh Argentieri Coogan, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Governor Corbett's implementation of Healthy PA ...After the US Supreme Court ruled the (More)
Guns in the Public Sphere: The Balance Between Self-Defense and Public Safety
JURIST Guest Columnist Andrew Beshai, Loyola Law School Class of 2015, discusses California's new gun laws...The gun rights discourse has occupied the media spotlight during the past several years owing to the horrific gun violence at Sandy Hook and, (More)
Poor, Uninsured and Ignored: Potential Beneficiaries of the Alleged 'Economic Dragooning'
JURIST Guest Columnist Srishti Miglani, St. Louis University School of Law Class of 2015, discusses the impact of Medicare Expansion...The uninsured cried and the states rejoiced as the "gun to the head" was removed by the US Supreme Court when it he (More)
Some Real Effects of Eminent Domain in New York City
JURIST Guest Columnist Nathaniel Chiaravalloti, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2014, is the author of the second article in a 10-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Chiaravalloti discus (More)
Focusing on Real Issues: Debunking the Rumors Surrounding Hydraulic Fracturing
JURIST Guest Columnist Nicolas Parke, Texas Tech University School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the ongoing debate about hydraulic fracturing...Fracking, fracing, or fraccing? Regardless of how you spell it, "fracking" is a word that more and more (More)
New Legislation on National Referendums in Ukraine: Legal or Political Decision?
JURIST Guest Columnist Oksana Siruk, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, discusses the procedural violations and controversy behind the Ukrainian National Referendum Law...On November 6, 2012, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted new legislation (More)
Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote
JURIST Guest Columnist Walter Smith, University of Washington School of Law Class of 2013, discusses Washington state legally recognizing same-sex marriage by popular vote...On December 6, Washington state certified its statewide election returns and (More)
Ukrainian National Referendum: Direct Democracy or Constitutional Abuse?
JURIST Guest Columnist Maksym Popovych, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, discusses the Ukrainian National Referendum Law and decries it as a potentially unconstitutional law that threatens the democratic principle of checks and balances... (More)
'Show-me' the Facts: The Case for Warrantless Blood Tests in DWI Arrests
JURIST Guest Columnist Brendan Block, Saint Louis University School of Law Class of 2013, argues for exigency to apply to driving while intoxicated (DWI) suspects to allow for warrantless blood tests... (More)
The Role of Supervisors in Employment Discrimination
JURIST Guest Columnist Ian Hayes, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the eleventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He argues for the application of (More)