27 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Lowry Pressly graduated from Yale Law School in January of 2012. While in school, he had the opportunity to study the Religion Clause under Professor Stanley Fish. Here he explores the history and purpose of the Religion Clause and how it relates to the current contraception debate... [read more]

22 Feb 2012

JURIST Assistant Editor Kimberly Bennett, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2014, argues that the Stolen Valor Act is a piece of wartime legislation that is not the least restrictive means of furthering the government's interest and, as such, should be overturned... (Her opinions are not intended to [read more]

21 Feb 2012

JURIST Senior Editor Edward SanFilippo, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2013, discusses how Pennsylvania House Resolution 535 reveals an underlying tension between the Establishment Clause and free speech... (His opinions are not intended to represent those of JURIST)On January 23, 2012, the Pennsylvania General Assembly unanimously passed [read more]

21 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Jared Mullowney, Texas Tech University School of Law Class of 2013, is a member of the Intellectual Property Student Association. He argues in favor of eliminating clauses from Internet user agreements that allow websites to retain ownership of all user generated content...Could an infantry of modern day [read more]

15 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Stephen Petrany, Yale Law School Class of 2014, is on the staff of the Yale Journal on Regulation. He argues that the Obama administration's new mandate on contraception coverage by employers violates religious freedom...President Obama's recent modification of the Health and Human Services' Department's contraception mandate has [read more]

10 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Caio Abramo, LL.M. candidate at the Graduate School of Law, Economics and Governance at the University of Utrecht, is currently doing preliminary studies in international public law. He discusses Brazil's obligation to prosecute political crimes committed during the rule of the military dictatorship...In 1964, a military coup [read more]

7 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Corrie Thearle, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2012, is a Senior Editor for the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law. She discusses the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Jones and its implications for Fourth Amendment search jurisprudence...The Supreme Court's recent [read more]

6 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Robert Borrelle, Syracuse University College of Law Class of 2013, works in the Disability Rights Clinic at Syracuse University. He argues that the current medical model of disability used in the US legal system should be rejected in order to further societal and legal recognition of Disability [read more]

2 Feb 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Crystal Whalen, Texas Tech University School of Law Class of 2012, is a student attorney at the Regional Public Defender's Office for Capital Cases in Lubbock, Texas. She argues in favor of moving away from the death penalty and makes a case for its unconstitutionality...As Americans, we [read more]

Archives

Latest Readers

@JURISTnews

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.