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Academic Commentary
4 Nov 2015
by Daniel Crane of University of Michigan School of Law
edited by Elizabeth Dennis

JURIST guest columnist Daniel Crane of the University of Michigan School of Law discusses the rulings surrounding NCAA athlete amateurism... On September 30, 2015, a divided panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit weighed in on the growing controversy regarding the National Collegiate Athletic Association's … [read more]


Legal News
11 Oct 2015
by Dominic Yobbi

[JURIST] New Jersey Governor Chris Christie [official website] on Thursday filed [press release] an eminent domain action against the small coastal city of Margate, New Jersey. The residents of Margate have stalled attempts by Christie to construct protective sand dunes along the coast; which were proposed by the executive office … [read more]


Academic Commentary
22 Jul 2015
by Jeremiah Ho of University of Massachusetts School of Law
edited by Yuxin Jiang

JURIST Guest Columnist Jeremiah A. Ho of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, discusses the substantial federal question underlining in Obergefell v. Hodges... Last month the US Supreme Court ruled on marriage equality in Obergefell v. Hodges and ushered in the decision that the fundamental right to marriage applies … [read more]


Academic Commentary
1 Jul 2015
by Albert Scherr of University of New Hampshire School of Law
edited by Marisa Rodrigues

JURIST Guest Columnist Albert E. Scherr of the University of New Hampshire School of Law discusses four outcomes of the FIFA scandal in the context of international criminal law... The FIFA scandal has dominated recent international sports news. As FIFA's annual conference was about to begin, the US Department of … [read more]


Legal News
23 Jun 2015
by Brittany Felder

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday ruled [opinion, PDF] 6-3 in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment [text, PDF] that patent holders still cannot charge royalties after the expiration of a patent. The decision, written by Justice Elena Kagan [offical profile], reaffirmed the court's holding in Brulotte v. Thys … [read more]


Academic Commentary
3 Jun 2015
by Amaury A. Reyes-Torres of Iberoamerican University
edited by Yuxin Jiang

JURIST Guest Columnist Amaury A. Reyes-Torres, of Iberoamerican University in the Dominican Republic, discusses the constitutional questions the US Supreme Court justices are facing when deciding same sex marriage cases ... The case for equal marriage is the case of Constitution, tradition and time. We witnessed during the oral arguments … [read more]


Academic Commentary
1 Apr 2015
by Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law
edited by Yuxin Jiang

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern, of Ave Maria School of Law, considers the ramifications of the recent Arab League agreement to form a joint force in the context of historic efforts on joint defense and economic cooperation ... JURIST recently noted the 22-member League of Arab States (a/k/a Arab League) … [read more]


Academic Commentary
21 Mar 2015
by Eric Berger of University of Nebraska College of Law
edited by Christina Alam

JURIST Guest Columnist Eric Berger, of the University of Nebraska College of Law, considers whether the US Supreme Court is ready to finally invalidate bans on same-sex marriages on the national scale and tries to predict what issues the US Supreme Court would address in such decision ...The US Supreme … [read more]


Legal News
14 Mar 2015
by Brittany Felder

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Thursday sought an immediate stay pending appeal [text, PDF] of a Fifth Circuit preliminary injunction against the recent immigration initiative announced by US President Barack Obama [official profile] that would halt the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants [JURIST report]. … [read more]


Student Commentary
18 Feb 2015
by Brittney Millay of New England Law | Boston
edited by Josh Guckert

JURIST Guest Columnist Brittney Millay, New England Law | Boston, Class of 2016, discusses how recent developments in the southern US could affect same-sex couples...After a long and drawn out battle, a state judge in Miami-Dade County lifted a temporary ban on same-sex marriage, making it the first county in … [read more]


Features
7 Feb 2015
by Vanessa Griffith

The debate over the legalization of same-sex marriage was long one of the most polarizing issues [JURIST op-ed] facing the American legal community. Several major cases shaped the course of the debate over the past 40 years. Loving v. Virginia is a 1967 US Supreme Court case which declared laws … [read more]


Academic Commentary
31 Jan 2015
by Mohamed 'Arafa of Alexandria University School of Law
edited by Yuxin Jiang

JURIST Guest Columnist Mohamed 'Arafa of Alexandria University (Egypt) and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, discusses the recent Egyptian criminal court's order of a retrial of Muslim Brotherhood followers and whether the Egyptian criminal justice system should reform to stop the violation of international human rights ... … [read more]


Legal News
30 Jan 2015
by Emelina Perez

[JURIST] UN rights experts on Friday urged [press release] the Omani government to release Said Ali Said Jadad, a human rights activist. Jadad, who promoted democratic reforms, was arrested last week with no warrant and charged with undermining the prestige of the state, inciting demonstrations, steering up sectarian strife and … [read more]


Legal News
9 Jan 2015
by Laura DeGeer

[JURIST] The Nebraska Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion PDF] Friday that the Keystone XL pipeline route may be approved by Governor Dave Heineman without review by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) [official website]. This decision came through an appeal "from the district court's judgment that determined L.B. 1161, … [read more]


Legal News
2 Jan 2015
by Alexandra Farone

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Florida [official website] ruled [order] Thursday that Florida county clerks have a legal duty to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples, while also noting that they are not ordered to do so. This ruling clarifies a stay … [read more]


Academic Commentary
2 Jan 2015
by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia of Penn State Law
edited by Yuxin Jiang

JURIST Guest Columnist Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, of Penn State Law, discusses President Obama's executive actions on immigration and analyzes the two main immigration reform programs ...On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions on immigration aimed at reducing deportations for people who present positive equities such … [read more]


Academic Commentary
7 Dec 2014
by Peter Hammer of Wayne State University Law School
edited by Joseph Macklin

JURIST Guest Columnist Peter J. Hammer, of Wayne State University Law School, discusses the socioeconomic disparities that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals experience in Michigan ...In an increasing number of domains, from worker rights, to marriage inequality, to state-imposed "Emergency Managers," almost exclusively in majority-minority cities, Michigan is becoming … [read more]


Legal News
1 Dec 2014
by Brittany Felder

[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said Monday that the new UK Counterterrorism and Securities Bill [text] infringes on human rights [press release]. The bill, presented by Prime Mininster David Cameron [official profile] to Parliament [official website] last Wednesday [official website], proposes temporary restrictions on travel, exclusion from the … [read more]


Legal News
21 Nov 2014
by Valerie Howell

[JURIST] Seven same-sex couples submitted a petition [text, PDF] on Thursday asking the US Supreme Court [official website] to review the district court's decision to uphold Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban before it proceeds to the federal appeals court. The petition presents the court with the question of whether a state's … [read more]


Features
21 Nov 2014
by Christopher Dellana

The Middle Eastern-based Islamic State (IS) goes by many names, such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), but these are only recent denominations for an organization whose origins predate al-Qaeda's presence in Iraq. The forerunner of IS … [read more]

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