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Iraq Parliament votes to end presence of foreign forces
In a special session on Sunday the Iraqi Parliament approved a resolution that calls for the Iraqi government to end the presence of foreign forces in the country.The vote comes in response to a US drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassim (More)
The Right of Publicity Q&A: Arkansas' Publicity Rights Protection Act of 2016
JURIST Guest Columnist Professor Uché Ewelukwa Ofodile of the University of Arkansas School of Law discusses answers to questions about Arkansas' new right of publicity legislation ... The right of publicity is the right to control the commercial us (More)
Court Backs IRS in Fight Over the Tax Treatment of Severance
JURIST Guest Columnist William Hays Weissman of Littler Mendelson analyses the Supreme Court's recent ruling that tax refunds were unavailable for severance packages...In US v. Quality Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court once again back (More)
US v. Apel: A Piece of Salami
JURIST Guest Columnist David Gespass of Gespass and Johnson argues that the US Supreme Court should elevate substance over form and preserve freedom of speech... (More)
Windsor: the New Distortion Factor
JURIST Guest Columnist Walter Weber criticizes the US Supreme Court for what he sees as departures from established rules of law... (More)
Will Supreme Court Bring the Fourth Amendment into the 21st Century?
JURIST Guest Columnist Hanni Fakhoury of the Electronic Frontier Foundation questions whether the high court will use this latest opportunity to modernize Fourth Amendment protections... (More)
Legal and Sensible: Kansas' Dual Voter Registration System
JURIST Guest Columnist Robert Popper of Judicial Watch defends the recent changes to Kansas' voter registration process... (More)
Court Errs in Staying Injunction Against Texas Abortion Law
JURIST Guest Columnists Esha Bhandari and Jennifer Sokoler, both of the Center for Reproductive Rights, discuss the recent legal challenges to a Texas abortion law... (More)
His Excellency: How a Jailed Felon Remains in Brazil's Legislature
JURIST Guest Columnist Thiago Santos Limas discusses the recent controversy surrounding an elected official with a criminal conviction in Brazil... (More)
The Unfulfilled Promise of International Migrants Day
JURIST Guest Columnist Azadeh Shahshahani of the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia addresses injustices faced by migrant workers even as a holiday is celebrated in support of them... Today marks International Mi (More)