June 1, 2014
by Maria Coladonato
JURIST Guest Columnist Lauren Sudeall Lucas of Georgia State University College of Law discusses the constitutionality of the opposing arguments surrounding the death penalty ... Society's memory is short. So, it may be few are still lingering over the particulars of the botched execution that ...[read more]
April 28, 2014
by Kenneth Hall
JURIST Guest Columnist Yaniv Heled of Georgia State University College of Law argues that patent trolls may be better understood when viewed as analogous to biological parasites, as both are naturally occurring phenomena that thrive by syphoning resources from hosts. Viewing patent trolls as ...[read more]
May 30, 2013
by Elie Freedman
JURIST Guest Columnist Eric Segall of the Georgia State University College of Law evaluates the implications of same-sex marriage cases before the Supreme Court, and their effect on upcoming challenges to affirmative action...Between now and the end of June, the Supreme Court will rule on the ...[read more]
October 8, 2012
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnist Eric Segall of Georgia State University College of Law says that with respect to affirmative action, the US Supreme Court should not substitute their own judgments of educational policy, diversity and fairness for those of academic experts and elected officials accountable ...[read more]
March 13, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Neil Kinkopf of Georgia State University College of Law says that the broad interpretations of presidential power under statute being offered by defenders of the President's domestic surveillance program threaten to undercut the constitutional balance of power and even bas... ...[read more]
April 26, 2005
by Joshua Farber
Ellen Podgor :In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court issued an extremely narrow decision favorable to the government in the case of Pasquantino v. United States. Justice Thomas, delivering the opinion of the Court, held that there was no violation of the common law revenue rule whe... ...[read more]
April 11, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
Podgor :We posted here that Martha Stewart's attorneys had filed to reduce her sentence in light of the Booker decision. CNN reports today that the district court will not be reducing Stewart's sentence. As such she will need to continue the home confinement and continue to wear... ...[read more]
March 3, 2005
by Joshua Farber
Ellen S. Podgor, Georgia State University College of Law:With the upcoming release of Martha Stewart from prison, the press is writing of her experiences and future. The Wall Street Journal provides a view of her life in prison here, AP here, and there have been many a story on her upcoming TV... ...[read more]
January 27, 2005
by Joshua Farber
Ellen S. Podgor, Georgia State University College of Law:According to the Wall Street Journal, the first two witnesses testified in the trial of Bernie Ebbers, former CEO of WorldCom Inc. These two witnesses provided background information, something that is necessary when dealing with a compl... ...[read more]
January 11, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
Ellen Podgor, Georgia State University College of Law:Although the Supreme Court did not issue an opinion in the much awaited sentencing cases of Booker and Fanfan, it did rule in Whitfield v. United States. The Court held that a conspiracy to commit money laundering premised upon 18 U.S.C. 19... ...[read more]

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