21 Dec 2009

JURIST Guest Columnist Roland Adjovi of Arcadia University in Arusha, Tanzania, says that to gain and maintain credibility in the wake of its first judgment, the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights should streamline its policy rationale and procedure, thereby expediting its decision-making process.... On December 15, 2009, the [read more]

8 Dec 2009

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Andrea Prasow of Human Rights Watch says that judging from what she saw at Guantanamo last week, the new system of US military commissions established under the Military Commissions Act of 2009 fails to meet "our highest standards as a nation," despite a recent pledge by [read more]

1 Dec 2009

JURIST Guest Columnist Virginia Keyder, currently teaching European Union law at Bogazici University and Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey, says that the Lisbon Treaty on European Union reform that has just entered into force is much more than meets the eye, especially as regards its implications for fundamental rights and [read more]

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