23 Jul 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Curtis Doebbler, professor of law at An-Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine, says that while the recent opinion of the International Court of Justice on Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence is likely to be an important point of reference for the representatives of other groups seeking self-determination, [read more]

21 Jul 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Bruce Miller of Western New England College School of Law says that the decision of a moderately liberal federal judge that the application of the Defense of Marriage Act in Massachusetts is unconstitutional on federalism grounds is unsurprising... On July 8, Judge Joseph Tauro of the U. [read more]

17 Jul 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Peter Erlinder, defense counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Professor of Law at William Mitchell College of Law, and his colleagues Beth Lyons and John Philpot of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Association des Avocats de la Defense (ADAD) say that in [read more]

7 Jul 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist William A. Birdthistle of the Chicago-Kent School of Law says that the Supreme Court's modest decision in Jones v. Harris Associates continues the Court's trend of neglecting to take strong positions on important issues in corporate law... With the announcement of several important business decisions at the [read more]

6 Jul 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Bruce J. Einhorn of Pepperdine University School of Law says that provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 that would allow for special investigations of lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay detainees should be removed from the bill... For 11 years, I had the great [read more]

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