29 Jan 2011

JURIST Contributing Editor L. Ali Khan, Professor of Law at Washburn University says the people's revolutions of Tunisia, Yemen, and Egypt are in response to sham democracies and their peoples' desire to enforce their rights and liberties, but the US's role remains unclear... The peoples' revolution is brewing in Tunisia, [read more]

26 Jan 2011

"JURIST Guest Columnist Alexei Trochev of the University of Wisconsin Law School says judicial dependence in Ukraine did not begin with Yanukovych and it will not end with his departure from politics because Yanukovych's successor will also adapt the judiciary for his or her own needs and constitutional rules are [read more]

21 Jan 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Dr. Barry A. Feinstein, a Senior Lecturer in International Law at the School of Law of Netanya Academic College in Israel, says that it is imperative to conduct a proportionality analysis of Israel's military actions against the Mavi Marmara and the Gaza Flotilla.... In a companion article [read more]

12 Jan 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that the recent actions against U.S. Navy Captain (Capt.) Owen Honors is a regrettable redux of the Las Vegas, NV Tailhook Association scandal of 1991. Still, this incident may reinvigorate the Department of Defense's efforts to promote dignity [read more]

9 Jan 2011

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Amanda M. Klasing, of Human Rights Watch says that following the first anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, the international community and government of Haiti should allow Haitians to participate more in decision-making and increase accountability mechanisms... "What will happen to us?" Guylaine asks me, with [read more]

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