31 Aug 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Charles Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law responds to Peter Erlinder's article Rwanda: Flawed Elections and the Politics of 'Genocide Denial', saying that certain of Erlinder's criticisms of the ICTR are political or unfounded... I have just read the interesting op-ed by Professor Peter [read more]

28 Aug 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 says that even though the White House is now more openly critical of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's regime, the US and international community at large must [read more]

20 Aug 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Mark Brown, holder of the Newton D. Baker/Baker and Hostetler Chair at Capital University School of Law, says that more states should follow Utah's lead in allowing electronic signatures to be used when petitioning to include candidates on election ballots... The Utah Supreme Court ruled earlier this [read more]

19 Aug 2010

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Andrea Prasow, senior counter-terrorism counsel at Human Rights Watch, says that the players constituting the military commission that tried Ibrahim al Qosi in Guantanamo last week created their own "mini-justice system" to replace the broken system they had originally been handed.... Last week at Guantanamo, while [read more]

12 Aug 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Kushtrim Istrefi, Legal Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, says that it would be misguided to construe the ICJ's recent advisory opinion on the legality of Kosovo's declaration of independence as the opening of the flood gates for all manner of secessionist movements... The absence [read more]

6 Aug 2010

JURIST Guest Columnist Charles Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that unless the AU and the ICC establish a proper dialogue, the logic of mutual gain for the ICC and Africa is at a risk of being undermined if not entirely lost.... On July 27, 2010, [read more]

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