31 Dec 2007

JURIST Contributing Editor Ali Khan of Washburn University School of Law says that the assassination of Benazir Bhutto is the latest instance of perfidy in a Pakistan whose military leaders have been self-servingly dedicated to America's war or terror... Te assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto may force [read more]

20 Dec 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that a recent proposal to turn the contentious northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk into an independent federal regionate could be a starting point for further discussions that could meet the needs of Turkomen, Kurds and [read more]

16 Dec 2007

JURIST Contributing Editor Ali Khan of Washburn University School of Law says the time has come to call President Pervez Musharraf - the latest of Pakistan's military "Caesars" - to account for his contemptuous disregard of Pakistan's constitution and the rule of law... Gaius Julius Caesar, the Roman military and [read more]

11 Dec 2007

JURIST Contributing Editor Peter Shane of Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University, says that last week's executive privilege ruling by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy shows that Congress has the stronger argument in its fight for White House documents on U.S. attorney firings, but that a rule of [read more]

10 Dec 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that new revelations about top US lawmakers' encouragement and support of state-sponsored torture in the years immediately following 9/11 make them complicit in acts many would now condemn and show us how far we have sunk [read more]

3 Dec 2007

JURIST Guest Columnist Wes Rist of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that especially in the context of its troubled pursuit of Ugandan rebels, the International Criminal Court in The Hague might take a leaf from the book of the new Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia [read more]

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