26 Feb 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Volker Behr of the University of Augsburg says the European Community has unified many areas of international civil procedure and private international law over a short period of time. Many stakeholders will benefit from the changes and lawmakers worldwide should take note... The Amsterdam Treaty of 1997 [read more]

15 Feb 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Naureen Shah, from the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School says that some Guantanamo detainees cannot go home and the US should design smarter monitoring protocols, let courts and the public test decide whether diplomatic assurances can prevent abuse, and resettle detainees who face too great [read more]

10 Feb 2011

JURIST Contributing Editor Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that a recent decision by Iraq's Federal Supreme Court is the first opportunity to understand the Court's position on the interpretation of Article 2 of the Iraq Constitution, which prohibits law from violating the settled [read more]

3 Feb 2011

JURIST Guest Columnists Victor Hansen and Lawrence Friedman of New England School of Law say if Congress wants to reverse the recent trend of being a bystander to critical national security policymaking, it must work with the president to create a structure to guide his decision-making process.... The New York [read more]

1 Feb 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Jordan Paust of University of Houston Law Center says that revolutions occur in different manners around the world, including in the US, and suggests that the US and other members of the UN should change their foreign policies to reflect the values and hopes of the majority [read more]

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