April 2, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Gretchen Helfrich of Mayer Brown LLP and John Knight of the American Civil Liberties Union discuss the challenge to Wisconsin's same-sex marriage law...For same-sex couples in Wisconsin—many of whom have been in loving, committed relationships for decades—it's been f... ...[read more]
April 2, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Paul M. Smith of Jenner & Block discusses the recent oral arguments in Hall v. Florida...In 2002, the US Supreme Court held in Atkins v. Virginia that the prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment contained in the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution ...[read more]
March 20, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Jon B. Eisenberg of Horvitz & Levy, LLP discusses the controversial methods used against Guantanamo detainees...US military personnel at Guantanamo Bay are grievously abusing hunger-striking detainees, using force-feeding techniques akin to a medieval form of torture ...[read more]
February 16, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Catherine Short of Life Legal Defense Foundation discusses the upcoming decision in McCullen v. Coakley...When the state of Massachusetts came before the US Supreme Court to defend its abortion clinic buffer zone law in McCullen v. Coakley, one would have expected it to rely ...[read more]
January 7, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Julie Ebenstein of The Voting Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union discusses the ACLU's upcoming challenge to Kansas' bifurcated voter registration system...According to the state of Kansas, some voters are qualified to vote for US President, but not for ...[read more]
January 3, 2014
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Daniel Tilley of the ACLU of Florida discusses the recent ruling in D.M.T. v. T.M.H.In D.M.T. v. T.M.H, the Florida Supreme Court recognized for the first time that a child can have two legal mothers. The case involved a lesbian couple who decided to have a child by one ...[read more]
November 4, 2013
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Dan Epstein of Cause of Action discusses the upcoming Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission...Last month, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a campaign finance case that legal commentator Jeffrey ...[read more]
October 23, 2013
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Ryan Suto of the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy discuss the role of Mohammed Morsi's actions in the brutal killings of four Shiites in Egypt...Earlier this month, former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and others in the Muslim Brotherhood were charged under ...[read more]
October 16, 2013
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Mailee R. Smith of Americans United for Life discusses how the Supreme Court should rule in Cline v. Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice...The US Supreme Court has never reviewed a regulation of chemical abortion—and now that it might in Cline v. Oklahoma Coalitio... ...[read more]
October 9, 2013
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Margaret Winter of the American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project discusses the recent desegregation of HIV positive inmates in Alabama prisons...Plaintiffs representing a class of all current and future HIV-positive prisoners in the custody of the Alabama ...[read more]

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