April 14, 2014
by Maria Coladonato
JURIST Guest Columnist Sara Benson of the University of Illinois College of Law discusses how the best argument for same-sex marriage is that same-sex partners should be treated equally under the law ... As you likely have heard, the US Supreme Court issued an opinion striking down part of the ...[read more]
April 5, 2014
by Maria Coladonato
JURIST Guest Columnist Sara Benson of the University of Illinois College of Law discusses State Attorney General Lisa Madigan's interpretation of the statute recently passed by the Illinois Legislature allowing same-sex marriage ... Last summer the US Supreme Court issued an opinion striking down ...[read more]
December 23, 2013
by Brent Nesbitt
JURIST Guest Columnist Charles Tabb of the University of Illinois College of Law argues that the Detroit bankruptcy ruling produces a catch-22 between the federal and state courts which may ultimately be decided by the US Supreme Court ... The first clause to the title of this comment is of course ...[read more]
August 28, 2013
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist, Igor Shleypak, University of Illinois College of Law Class of 2014, discusses Detroit's bankruptcy, pension restructuring and how Chapter 9 bankruptcy may become a more viable option for local governments in financial trouble...Growing up in the Detroit area, there are ...[read more]
January 17, 2009
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Marc Falkoff of Northern Illinois University College of Law says that recent release orders, statements by some military lawyers and judges, and the military's own admission of detention mistakes all confirm that the only way for the Obama administration to restore our leg... ...[read more]
November 2, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Marc Falkoff of Northern Illinois University College of Law says the recent resignation of Guantanamo chief military prosecutor Col. Morris Davis and his remarkable public conversion from champion of the military commissions to one of their most devastating critics may ...[read more]
March 20, 2005
by Joshua Farber
Larry Ribstein, University of Illinois College of Law:Schiavo is about abortion, at least that much is obvious. Terri Schiavo is a fetus tethered by life-giving machines rather than to her mother. There's speculation about whether she shows signs of life. Portraying the... ...[read more]
November 23, 2004
by Bernard Hibbitts
Larry Ribstein, University of Illinois College of Law:This W$J overview of the Disney case puts the Eisner/Ovitz affair into perspective: a strong CEO rendered his board practically irrelevant. Left on his own, he fumbled badly. Shareholders suffered.There are many interesting aspects of... ...[read more]
November 17, 2004
by Bernard Hibbitts
Larry Ribstein, University of Illinois College of Law:The Disney trial on the hiring and firing of Ovitz continued yesterday with Eisner's direct testimony. As previewed here, Eisner will have to draw a fine line between justifying hiring Ovitz, and justifying firing him so soon after, wit... ...[read more]
November 10, 2004
by Bernard Hibbitts
Larry Ribstein, University of Illinois College of Law:The SEC announced yesterday rulemaking initiatives aimed at so-called self-regulatory organizations such as stock exchanges. These include specific proposals to change the rules on ownership, governance, reporting and transpare... ...[read more]

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