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Torture...and Waterboarding—Here We Go Again
JURIST Contributing Editor Jeffrey F. Addicott of St. Mary's University School of Law discusses the assertion that waterboarding is torture...With the 2016 campaign for president heating up, many old issues are being revisited to include the false c (More)
How Judge Garland Can Get to the Supreme Court
JURIST Guest Columnists David Frakt discusses President Obama's recent Supreme Court nomination...Yesterday, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to serve on the US Supreme Court. Within minutes, the Republicans in the Senate confirmed, as (More)
Class Actions Back from the Brink: The Future of Mootness and “Pick-Offs” in Class Action Litigation Following Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez
JURIST Guest Columnists Evan M. Meyers and Paul Geske of McGuire Law, PC discuss the US Supreme Court's recent decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez and the implications of this decision...The US Supreme Court’s recent January 20, 2016 decisi (More)
Republicans Play Hypocritical Politics With the Supreme Court
JURIST Guest Columnist Bryan H. Wildenthal of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego discusses the history of Supreme Court vacancies and presidential nominations during presidential election years...Justice Antonin Scalia, one of the most prov (More)
Why Obama Should Want to Make a Recess Appointment to the Supreme Court
JURIST Guest Columnist William G. Ross of the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University discusses President Obama's refusal to make a recess appointment to fill the present vacancy on the US Supreme Court...In refusing to make a recess appointm (More)
Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: The Dangers of Protecting First Amendment Rights of Corporations and the Rapid Expansion of "Corporate Personhood"
JURIST Guest Columnist Katharine Suominen of St. John's University School of Law, Class of 2016, is the eleventh author in a twelve-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Suominen discusses the dangers (More)
United States Army Corps Of Engineers v. Hawkes Co: Can a Landowner Seek Judicial Review of a Jurisdictional Determination Under the Clean Water Act?
JURIST Guest Columnists Brian T. Hodges and Damien M. Schiff of Pacific Legal Foundation discuss whether a landowner can seek judicial review of a jurisdictional determination under the Clean Water Act ...The US Supreme Court is set to hear arguments (More)
Legally Censoring Speech on Vaccines and Autism: A Response
JURIST Guest Columnist Mary S. Holland from the New York University School of Law discusses the legality of censoring speech on vaccines and autism... In a recent guest column, Professors James G. Hodge, Jr. and Doug Campos-Outcalt explore ways to (More)
France May Invoke NATO Article 5 In Wake of Paris ISIS Attacks
JURIST Contributing Editor Michael Kelly of Creighton University School of Law argues that France has the legal right to invoke Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty following the Paris ISIS attacks...Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire aft (More)
California's New Assisted Suicide Law: Whose Choice Will it Be?
JURIST Guest Columnist Margaret Dore argues that a new law to legalize assisted suicide is a recipe for elder abuse and family trauma, and that it will encourage people with years to live to throw away their lives...California has passed a bill to le (More)