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Stanton v. Sims: A New Standard for Qualified Immunity?
JURIST Guest Columnist Angela Johnson, University of Notre Dame Law School Class of 2014, offers insight into the short per curiam decision in Stanton v. Sims issued by the US Supreme Court on November 4, 2013 which may have created a major hurdle fo (More)
Anti-Sharia Legislation and the Status of the American Muslim
JURIST Guest Columnist Elizabeth Mohamad, New York University School of Law Class of 2016, offers insight surrounding the challenges surrounding recent "anti-foreign law" legislation and the resulting impact on the Muslim-American community...Sharia (More)
The Family, Faith and Freedom Protection Act of 2013 Is an Abuse of Power
JURIST Guest Columnist Nimra Azmi, Harvard Law School Class of 2015, discusses a recent vote for a bill by the North Carolina General Assembly which would ban all foreign law from the state... (More)
Fair Decision-Making in Ukraine: Ensuring Personal Voting in Parliament
JURIST Guest Columnist Olga Synoverska is an LL.M. candidate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2013, and has interned at OMP Law Offices in Kyiv Ukraine while studying for her law degree. Synoverska discusses a recent change to (More)
'Significant Error' in Dodd-Frank Relating to Credit Agencies' Rating Methodologies
JURIST Guest Columnist Anthony Constantine, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the ninth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. His article offers insi (More)
Legality of Pre-Dispute Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
JURIST Guest Columnist Rebecca Bielski, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the sixth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. She offers insight on the l (More)
Pussy Riot's Implications for Freedom of Expression
JURIST Guest Columnist Karlanna Lewis, Yale Law School Class of 2015, uses the Pussy Riot incident to draw comparisons between Russia and the West in terms of their restrictions and protections of freedom of expression... (More)
Reconsidering Russia's Pussy Riot
JURIST Guest Columnist Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza, Yale Law School Class of 2014, posits that while Pussy Riot advocates much-needed overarching political and legal reforms, it also needlessly tramples current laws in so doing... (More)
Marrying Religious Freedom and Civil Rights in New York
JURIST Guest Columnist Michael Pinto, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the third article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Pinto explains why expanding th (More)
Palestinian Children's Health, Israel and White Phosphorus: Part I
JURIST Guest Columnist Mais Qandeel, an LL.M. Graduate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, is the author of an eight-part series that explores which party should bear the legal responsibility of providing medical and health care for Pale (More)