July 3, 2014
by Alex Ferraro
JURIST Contributing Editor Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discusses Grand Ayatollah Sisani's call for jihad against ISIS in Iraq ... As has been widely discussed, Grand Ayatollah Sistani recently issued a call for jihad against the terrorist organization currently ...[read more]
June 26, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Linda Tashbook of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discusses the constitutionality of the Los Angeles law prohibiting the use of a vehicle for living quarters... Nothing offends constitutional sensibilities quite like a local ordinance that sets police against poor ...[read more]
April 19, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Senior Editor Leigh Argentieri Coogan, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Governor Corbett's implementation of Healthy PA ...After the US Supreme Court ruled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's ( ...[read more]
March 31, 2014
by Kenneth Hall
JURIST Guest Columnist Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discusses the hasty and sloppy manner in which Iraq's highly controversial draft Shi'i Personal Status Law was prepared ... There has been much controversy over the Iraqi cabinet's approval of a draft Shi'i ...[read more]
March 23, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Assistant Editor Brent Nesbitt, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2016, discusses the search incident to arrest exception to the Fourth Amendment in United States v. Wurie...On Tuesday, April 29, the US Supreme Court will hear argument in the case of United States v. Wurie ...[read more]
December 28, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Columnist Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that, as its new government matures, Iraq must address critical issues left ambiguous in the initial constitution if it desires to remain revelavant and united ... UN officials have recently reported that ...[read more]
November 24, 2013
by Ian Everhart
In this episode, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Professor David Harris discusses the implications of recent successful initiatives in Washington and Colorado to eliminate criminal penalties for the sale, use and possession of marijuana... ...[read more]
October 30, 2013
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Guest Columnist Anthony Infanti of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law argues that a coalition in favor of abolishing income tax joint filing may soon emerge... With the government shut down and debt ceiling crisis now behind us, the federal government has turned its attention to ...[read more]
September 13, 2013
by Dan DeRight
JURIST Guest Columnist Charles C. Jalloh, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that Kenya's opting to withdraw from the International Criminal Court poses major risks for minimal gain ...On September 5, 2013, a majority of Kenya's National Assembly voted in favor of a motion, ...[read more]
June 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
What is JURIST? JURIST (http://jurist.org) is a web-based legal news and real-time legal research service powered by a mostly-volunteer team of over 60 part-time law student reporters, editors and Web developers led by law ...[read more]

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