JURIST Guest Columnist George Kegoro of the International Commission of Jurists argues that the results of the 2013 presidential election in Kenya are unavoidably marred by technological failures and the shortcomings of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissions...Now that Kenya has ...[read more]
JURIST Guest Columnist David Harris of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discusses his new book, which looks at the tendency of law enforcement to resist advances in scientific knowledge that undermine more "traditional" methods of police investigation...In the US today, consumers of news ...[read more]
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates examines the recent "rearrest" of former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and argues that Arroyo's bail arrangement is not necessarily a strong indication of the strength of evidence against her...Last July, and after eight months ...[read more]
6/25/2013: Supreme Court struck down part of Voting Rights Act.
6/17/2013: Supreme Court struck down Arizona voter proof of citizenship requirement.
5/30/2013: Wisconsin appeals court ruled voter ID law was constitutional.
5/3/2013: Florida legislature passed bill to extend early voting.
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JURIST Columnist Charles C. Jalloh of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law examines allegations made by Alternate Judge El Hadji Malick Sow at the end of Charles Taylor's trial and argues for the establishment of an independent, fact-finding commission to promote transparency and public ...[read more]
JURIST Guest Columnists Joseph Marren, President and Chief Executive Officer of KStone Partners LLC, and Elizabeth Marren, a student at Fordham University School of Law, say that the Supreme Court's refusal to address the meaning of the Statement and Account Clause in its recent healthcare ...[read more]
JURIST Guest Columnist Katherine Todrys of the Health and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch recounts her experiences researching disease transmission and living standards in African prisons. She calls for sweeping criminal justice reforms to address the systemic problems of overcrowding, ...[read more]
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates and JURIST Guest Columnist Ira Paulo Pozon of the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines examine Philippine adherence to the One-China policy and its effect upon diplomatic relations with Taiwan through the Taiwan Economic and ...[read more]
JURIST Columnist Shafiq Jamoos, co-owner of the Jamoos Law Office, reviews the costs and benefits of international arbitration compared to traditional litigation...Are pears better than apples?
It is a simple question. Yet, it does not have a simple response as there are no definite answers in ...[read more]
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates and JURIST Guest Columnist Ira Paulo Pozon of the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines examine the constitutionality of the current composition of the Judicial and Bar Council...In the aftermath of the impeachment and subsequent ...[read more]