25 Jul 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that the President's recent Executive Order interpreting Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions for US interrogations practice is an invalid and illegal act ... On July 20, 2007, President Bush signed Executive Order 13440 - [read more]

20 Jul 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the much-discussed ideological divide between Shi'is and Sunnis in Iraq is actually more subtle and complex than is usually depicted... There has been a great deal of focus in the news recently on what [read more]

17 Jul 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Leonard Baynes of the St. John's University School of Law says the US Supreme Court's plurality rejection of race as a permissible factor in assigning students to public schools overlooks key moral considerations and is itself immoral... In the recent Louisville and Seattle desegregation decisions, a plurality [read more]

15 Jul 2007

JURIST Contributing Editor Ali Khan of Washburn University School of Law says that Pakistan's Supreme Court should resolve the legal dispute between suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and President Pervez Musharraf by delivering a bold ruling in favor of judicial independence... Professional consensus, Islamic traditions, and the Constitution all [read more]

13 Jul 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Glenn Sulmasy, a professor of law at the US Coast Guard Academy who made the case for a US national security court on JURIST a year before a recent op-ed backing the proposal ran in the New York Times, says that implementing a new court system will [read more]

12 Jul 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says it is a sad day for America when respected legal scholars writing in the New York Times are advocating a separate US judicial regime - what they call a "national security court" - to govern preventative [read more]

8 Jul 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Carl Tobias of the University of Richmond School of Law says that for the good of the government and the nation Congress and the White House must promptly defuse the constitutional confrontation now brewing over subpoenas for documents about the forced resignations of nine U.S. Attorneys... In [read more]

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