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Libya's Justice Pandemonium
JURIST Guest Columnist Hanan Salah of Human Rights Watch says that if the Libyan government does not take immediate steps to rectify its dysfunctional justice system it risks a complete collapse... This past week, Libya's official te (More)
Maine Median Strip Ordinance Unconstitutional
JURIST Guest Columnist Zachary L. Heiden, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine, says that the Portland, Maine ordinance banning anyone from standing, sitting or loitering in any median strip is a content-based restriction tha (More)
The Status of Guantanamo Detainees in a War that May Never End
JURIST Guest Columnist J. Wells Dixon, Senior Staff Attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, says that the continued detentions at Guantánamo are arbitrary and unduly perpetual... (More)
Women's Rights in Afghanistan Must be Steadfastly Respected
JURIST Guest Columnist Heather Barr of Human Rights Watch says that the deplorable state of women's rights in Afghanistan should not be tolerated and that changes must be made... (More)
The Deception of "Arab Spring": Legal Dilemmas in Egypt
JURIST Guest Columnist Dr. Ibrahim Saleh of the University of Cape Town says that a wide array of problems are currently plaguing Egypt and are severely hampering the nation's development... (More)
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: New Developments in the US-ICC Relationship
JURIST Guest Columnist Eric Leonard, the Henkel Family Chair in International Affairs at Shenandoah University, argues that President Obama's recently issued memorandum regarding US troops in Mali represents a step backwards in the US-ICC relationshi (More)
Chinese Government Must Close Gap Between Rhetoric and Reality
JURIST Guest Columnist Maya Wang of Human Rights Watch says that the Chinese government must begin to consider the vehement demands of the people to reform... (More)
NSA Surveillance Program Still Unconstitutional Despite Proposed Changes
JURIST Guest Columnist Samar Warsi, a legal fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, says that, even after implementing the changes proposed by President Barack Obama, the NSA's surveillance program is still constitutionally probl (More)
Pakistan's Chief of Injustice
JURIST Guest Columnist Ali Dayan Hasan of Human Rights Watch says that the judicial template adhered to by Iftikhar Chaudhry, the former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, should not be followed by future jurists... (More)
Agencies Behaving Badly: Government Surveillance and Privacy Act Violations
JURIST Guest Columnist Khaliah Barnes of the Electronic Privacy Information Center argues that federal agencies' data collection and disclosure activities are marred by a deficiency of meaningful oversight and accountability... (More)
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