31 Aug 2011

JURIST Special Guest Columnist Curtis Doebbler of Webster University and Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, both in Geneva, Switzerland, says that the right to participate in government is a recognized aspiration in international law and that in the Middle East this has begun to be realized with the [read more]

25 Aug 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that members of the Gaddafi regime must be brought to justice in accordance with international law and should not be allowed to go into exile like other dictators in the region...The capture of Muammar Gaddafi's sons within the [read more]

22 Aug 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Laurie Blank of Emory University School of Law argues that the recent claim of zero civilian casualties from US drone strikes in Pakistan may sound good at first, but indicates more concerning possibilities in US interpretation and adherence to the laws of war...Last week, top US intelligence [read more]

4 Aug 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Chibli Mallat of Harvard Law School says that recent reports of the operation resulting in the death of Osama Bin Laden have revealed that his killing violated longstanding doctrines of international law prohibiting killing outside the context of hostilities...I never had the slightest sympathy for Osama Bin [read more]

4 Aug 2011

JURIST Special Guest Columnist James Nyawo, a Ph.D. candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, says that the African Union must emulate the EU and begin to confront human rights abuses, not only to prevent the organization from losing relevancy, but also to ensure that those who have committed [read more]

2 Aug 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist and former JURIST Executive Director Abigail Salisbury says that the Ethiopian government has used the War on Terror to maintain its power, labeling opposition groups, journalists and others as terrorists and detaining them under legislation that is purportedly aimed at furthering the War on Terror... It is [read more]

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