July 30, 2013
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist Adam R. Banner discusses the US Supreme Court's request for clarification on the controversial Oklahoma House Bill 1970...Oklahoma has long had a reputation as one of the most conservative states in our nation. However, the Oklahoma Supreme Court is proving itself a bit more ...[read more]
March 6, 2010
by Andrew Wood
Lawrence Korb: In recent congressional testimony, Army Chief of Staff, General George Casey Jr., argued that the Pentagon should not impose a moratorium on the discharge of military people who have come out or been outed as gay. This is both good news and bad news for those who support repeal... ...[read more]
February 24, 2010
by Brian Jackson
US Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey Jr. said Tuesday that he would not support a moratorium on discharging individuals from the military pursuant to the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy while Congress conducted a review of the practice. Casey, the highest-ranking officer in the... ...[read more]
September 5, 2007
by Brett Murphy
On a visit to Sydney, Australia to attend the 2007 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, US President George W. Bush said Wednesday that it was inexcusable for the recently-concluded constitutional convention in Myanmar to have excluded opposition party National League for De... ...[read more]
June 29, 2007
by Michael Sung
The United States has renewed pressure on Myanmar to release democracy advocate and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a US State Department spokesperson said Thursday. Spokesman Tom Casey said that Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Eric G. John met with officials from Myanmar ...[read more]
June 25, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
German prosecutors said Monday they will seek the extradition of 13 US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agents they believe to be responsible for the alleged 2003 kidnapping and extraordinary rendition of German national Khalid El-Masri. US State Department Deputy Spokesman Tom Casey said that ...[read more]
April 25, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Richard Garnett of the University of Chicago Law School says that alleging that the Catholic judges in the majority in the Carhart partial birth abortion case failed to respect a fundamental difference between religious belief and morality misses the point that for a judge ...[read more]
July 7, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
US Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad and Gen. George Casey, commander of US forces in Iraq, have promised an open investigation into the rape and murder of a young woman and her family in Mahmudiya, saying the alleged acts were absolutely inexcusable and unacceptable. The rare joint... ...[read more]
June 2, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
New Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Friday that he will ask the United States to turn over its files pertaining to the investigation into the alleged killing of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in Haditha by US Marines last November, after the Iraqi cabinet on Thursday decided to launch its ...[read more]
April 26, 2006
by Tom Henry
A US military spokesman said in Baghdad Tuesday that following a military investigation and reports from human rights groups indicating that private contractors in Iraq are violating human trafficking laws in their recruitment of foreign workers- including withholding their passports- the US ...[read more]

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