23 Feb 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Bruce Aronson of Creighton University School of Law says that Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota's current safety crisis - now the subject of Congressional hearings - should prompt the company to address its seriously flawed system of governance more than just its public image.... The next phase in [read more]

22 Feb 2010

JURIST Special Guest Columnists Sharon Bradford Franklin, senior counsel at the Constitution Project, and Karen Bloom, legal fellow with the Constitution Project, say that the US Supreme Court's decision in the upcoming Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project case challenging the constitutionality of laws prohibiting "material support" to terrorist groups may [read more]

21 Feb 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that the guilt or innocence of "enhanced interrogation" memo writers John Yoo and Jay Bybee should be determined in state or federal court by a jury of their peers, rather than under the forgiving gaze of [read more]

14 Feb 2010

JURIST Guest Columnists Moeen Cheema of Australian National University College of Law and Shahzad Akbar, an advocate practicing at the Lahore High Court in Pakistan, say that since Pakistan President's Zardari's refusal to appoint judges to the Lahore High Court (LHC) seriously undermines the capacity of that key court to [read more]

11 Feb 2010

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Gail Davidson, Executive Director of Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, says that the Supreme Court of Canada was simply wrong in taking the extraordinary step of denying Canadian Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr the remedy ordered by the courts below — the only remedy available — based on [read more]

8 Feb 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Chibli Mallat, professor of law at the University of Utah and Saint Joseph's University, Lebanon, says that for the sake of stability in Iraq's upcoming elections, it's imperative that all parties respect the Iraqi judiciary's recent decision on candidate eligibility.... It took the US Supreme Court 180 [read more]

2 Feb 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist William G. Ross of Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, says that although a president should naturally be careful to avoid demonstrating disrespect for the Supreme Court, the remarks President Obama recently made about the Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission during the State [read more]

1 Feb 2010

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 President Obama's inability to close the lawful Guantanamo prison is actually good news, but so is the Afghan government's agreement to take over the new [read more]

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