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Student Commentary
18 Dec 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Christopher Newton, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the fifteenth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He argues that state legislatures should enact laws to compel prison officials and … [read more]


Student Commentary
10 Dec 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Michael Fico, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the fourteenth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He discusses the federal common law public nuisance's place after Supreme Court's ruling … [read more]


Student Commentary
3 Dec 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Andrew Lipkowitz, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the thirteenth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He argues that Congress should enact legislation to spur competition in the broadband … [read more]


Student Commentary
26 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Elizabeth Mastropolo, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the twelfth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Mastropolo argues that New York criminal statutes should be amended to allow for … [read more]


Student Commentary
12 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Ian Hayes, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the eleventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He argues for the application of Staub v. Procter Hospital to Title VII … [read more]


Student Commentary
7 Nov 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Christopher Elsee, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the tenth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. He discusses the weaknesses of the Terrorist Expatriation Act and suggests how to … [read more]


Student Commentary
29 Oct 2012

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 insight as to how the US government should define significant … [read more]


Student Commentary
22 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Catherine Jahn, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the eighth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Jahn suggests how the US can improve its current policy on nuclear spent … [read more]


Student Commentary
15 Oct 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Anna Dwyer, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the seventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. She argues that the Florida state courts have misinterpreted a statute which affects … [read more]


Student Commentary
8 Oct 2012

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 legal ramifications of employees signing pre-dispute mandatory arbitration … [read more]


Student Commentary
24 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Eileen Ward, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the fifth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Ward offers insight about why the US should adopt the Convention on the … [read more]


Student Commentary
17 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Frank Barile, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the fourth article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Barile explains the negative impact of a new Florida law on welfare law … [read more]


Student Commentary
11 Sep 2012

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 the available exemptions to the New York Marriage Equality … [read more]


Student Commentary
3 Sep 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Lena Martinez-Watts, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the second article of a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. She offers insight into the delicate background and issues in Fisher v. University … [read more]


Student Commentary
29 Aug 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Daniel Perrone, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the first article of a 15-part from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Perrone examines the lack of provision for posthumously conceived children under New York inheritance … [read more]


Legal News
15 Sep 2005
by Rachel Felton

[JURIST] Leading Thursday's states brief, the Massachusetts state legislature today overrode Governor Mitt Romney's veto [JURIST report] of a bill [text] which requiring emergency room doctors to offer emergency contraception to rape victims. Romney said he would not sign the bill because doing so would violate his campaign pledge not … [read more]

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