28 Sep 2005

JURIST Contributing Editor Jeffrey Addicott of St. Mary's University School of Law, formerly a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, says that the convictions of nine US soldiers for Abu Ghraib abuses and the various official investigations of the scandal testify to the strength of the [read more]

26 Sep 2005

JURIST Guest Columnist Marsha N. Cohen, Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of Law, says governments have a responsibility to protect individuals' freedom by requiring health care businesses to fully meet health care needs, even over the objection of individual pharmacists... In the battle about pharmacists [read more]

21 Sep 2005

JURIST Guest Columnist Scott Gerber of Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law says that while Judge John Roberts, Jr., President Bush's nominee for Chief Justice of the United States, may have trouble building consensus on the fractured US Supreme Court, it is unlikely any lower court appellate judge could [read more]

19 Sep 2005

JURIST Guest Columnist Carl Tobias of the University of Richmond School of Law says that Senators considering the nomination of Judge John Roberts, Jr. as Chief Justice of the United States should not overlook his potential administrative responsibilities, including leadership of the Judicial Conference of the United States, the policymaking [read more]

16 Sep 2005

In a JURIST Forum special, JURIST Contributing Editor William G. Ross, Professor of Law at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Alabama, reviews the fourth day of the Senate confirmation hearings for US Chief Justice nominee John Roberts, and suggests that although the hearings may have provided few key [read more]

15 Sep 2005

JURIST Guest Columnist Kristen Stilt of the University of Washington School of Law says that the victory of President Hosni Mubarak in the recent Egyptian multi-candidate presidential election was no triumph of democracy, but rather the product of constitutional sleight of hand that has only further entrenched an authoritarian regime... [read more]

15 Sep 2005

In a JURIST Forum special, JURIST Contributing Editor William G. Ross, Professor of Law at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Alabama, reviews the third day of the Senate confirmation hearings for US Chief Justice nominee John Roberts, and suggests that while the nominee has so far shown humility, [read more]

14 Sep 2005

In a JURIST Forum special, JURIST Contributing Editor William G. Ross, Professor of Law at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Alabama, reviews the second day of the Senate confirmation hearings for US Chief Justice nominee John Roberts, and suggests that the eleven hours of testimony were as remarkable [read more]

13 Sep 2005

In a JURIST Forum special, JURIST Contributing Editor William G. Ross, Professor of Law at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Alabama, reviews the first day of the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts, and wonders about the baseball metaphor chosen by the nominee [read more]

12 Sep 2005

As the US Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearings on John Roberts' nomination as the next Chief Justice of the United States, JURIST Guest Columnist Bruce Miller, Professor of Law at Western New England College of Law, says the Court's federalism rulings over the last two decades helped to create a [read more]

3 Sep 2005

JURIST Guest Columnist Craig Bradley, a former law clerk to the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist, says that Rehnquist's thirty-three year legal legacy is complex and must be examined from multiple perspectives... No one person can adequately assess Chief Justice William Rehnquist's thirty-three year-plus legal legacy. It's necessary to break [read more]

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