22 Sep 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Larry Eaker of the American University of Paris says that the recent debt crisis in the EU has made it necessary to examine whether it is legally possible for a eurozone nation to leave the EU and abandon the joint currency..."Money speaks sense in a language all [read more]

20 Sep 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Charles Adeogun-Phillips of Charles Anthony LLP says that despite concerns surrounding the ability of the new Libyan government to provide Muammar Gaddafi with a fair trial upon capture, it should be allowed the opportunity to establish a hybrid international and domestic court for the purposes of institution [read more]

18 Sep 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Steven D. Schwinn of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago says that the Eleventh Circuit ignored the text, history and jurisprudence of the Constitution in its recent health care ruling, which will likely not be adopted by the Supreme Court given recent rulings on congressional Commerce [read more]

11 Sep 2011

JURIST Contributing Editor Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that despite the plethora of legal and cultural changes that have occurred in the US since September 11, 2001, international law remains the same as it was a decade ago, and that the changes which have [read more]

11 Sep 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Leonard Cutler of Siena College says that President Obama did not keep his promise to make the country's counterterrorism policy more consistent with constitutional principles and international law, and that it remains to be seen whether his approach to counterterrorism can avoid the serious political damage manifested [read more]

7 Sep 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Guy Goodwin-Gill of the University of Oxford Faculty of Law says that the Palestinian UN statehood bid presents a unique and critical question of legitimate representation on the international stage for Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza and in the diaspora which must be resolved in order [read more]

6 Sep 2011

JURIST Guest Columnist Leonard Baynes of St. John's University School of Law says that in order for a lawyer to be an effective advocate for their client and for social justice, they must advocate to the public as well as the courts. He demonstrates this by introducing a series of [read more]

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