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High Stakes in November: George W. Bush and the Future Federal Judiciary
JURIST Contributing Editor Marjorie Cohn of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego says that perhaps the most far-reaching impact of the upcoming November election is who will get to appoint the nation's judges - including its Supreme Court (More)
The Common Plan to Violate the Geneva Conventions
JURIST Guest Columnist and international law scholar Jordan Paust of the University of Houston Law Center says that recently-divulged White House and DOJ memos provide evidence of an illegal, unconstitutional and downright inept US plan to violate th (More)
Reaping the Whirlwind: Departures from International Law Helped Create Climate for Iraq Prison Abuses
JURIST Guest Columnist Michael Kelly of Creighton University School of Law says the Bush Administration's general disregard for international treaties and standards facilitated an atmosphere in which US personnel could flout the Geneva Conventions an (More)
Abuse of Iraqi Detainees at Abu Ghraib: Will Prosecution and Cashiering of a Few Soldiers Comply With International Law?
JURIST Guest Columnist and international law scholar Jordan Paust of the University of Houston Law Center says that legal responsibility for the Abu Ghraib prison abuses extends beyond the few soldiers currently subject to investigation and prosecuti (More)
DOJ motion to dismiss war powers lawsuit [US DC]
Doe v. Bush, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, US Department of Justice, motion to dismiss a lawsuit against President Bush and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld challenging the authority of the Bush and Rumsfeld to wage (More)
War powers lawsuit complaint [US DC]
Doe v. Bush, United States District Court District of Massachusetts, February 13, 2003 . Read the full text of the complaint and the plaintiffs' memorandum in support of a motion for preliminary injunction . Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase (More)
Iraq weapons inspectors' report [UN]
Update on Iraq weapons inspection, UN Security Council, UNMOVIC Chairman Hans Blix, February 14, 2003 . Read the full text of the report here. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. (More)
Iraq weapons inspectors' report [UN]
Update on Iraq Inspection, UN Security Council, UNMOVIC Chairman Hans Blix, January 27, 2003 . Read the full text of the report here. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. (More)